Questions tagged [images]

Questions about opening / editing / saving images using image-editing applications.

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Is there a Magnifier app for Ubuntu? I want to use a bounding box with the mouse on a part of the screen and magnify it for our eyes to Zoom [duplicate]

Windows 8, (has a amazing new updated Magnifier Application, improved from Win7) for us who cannot see clearly. Does Ubuntu have a Magnifying application which you can either mouse, or crop a section ...
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Take an Image of a Physical Machine using VMWare Converter Standalone - Options diabled

I need to take an image of my Ubuntu 12.04 physical machine and keep it in a hard drive. I downloaded VMWare Converter Standalone, the only version I found as tar.gz is version 4. All the newer ...
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convert pdf images to text

i have been checking to see if there is a way to convert images of a PDFs to a real text file and i found some ways but i couldn't understand anything ,i am not that technical ,so if you please anyway ...
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Unable to get aview to produce an image

I have installed aview the ASCII art image viewer with: sudo apt-get install aview But now when I run it with: aview /path/to/image.extension I get this: Invalid magic-not p?m family format I ...
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Image format conversion from terminal?

Is there any way to convert image formats from Ubuntu terminal? Particularly from eps to png/jpg or to any other formats.
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Is there a way to fill an image with its background color to square size?

Let me describe my problem: I have a site where I post sponsors company logos. Once I'm sent the logo (or I've googled) they are usually in rectangle size - width and height are not equal. On my site,...
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Images on the screen get distorted

I am kind of stuck in some really annoying problem. I am currently using Ubuntu 14.04.02.My display gets distorted time and again,distortion is not on the full screen however it will be seen around ...
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Rotate images from terminal

I have a directory with a lots of image but they are in wrong orientation. I want to rotate the images to correct orientation (mostly ±90o). Using image (shotwell photo) viewer I can rotate ...
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Image viewer without antialiasing

I need an image viewer with following features: Infinite zoom in and zoom out. No antialiasing. I want to see pixels as is and as close as I want to. Mouse control. (optional) Show pixel coordinates ...
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bulk image download from piwigo based web gallery

I'd wish to download original sized images from this website, built upon piwigo CM http://mermaid.pink/ Single image download is allowed, but that would take ages Could you suggest me a software, ...
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How to extract images from a video? [closed]

I mean how to generate images from a video like screenshots, what are all the available options from a terminal command line to a GUI software?
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Check if an image is transparent?

I use exiftool to check two images, but it doesn't say whether the image is transparent. How can I check that then? Thanks. Examples are an PBM image and an PPM image $ exiftool test-001-001.pbm ...
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Changing login screen wallpaper to work with jpg. ubuntu 14.10

so. I would like to know how can I set login screen (lightdm) with jpg. because. it just work with png. I had to convert my images. so of 582mb => 1.8gb -.-'.
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Faststone Image Resizer equivalent for Ubuntu

I am moving over to Ubuntu from windows (gradually) and have used Faststone Image Resizer for windows for a while and found it very good, Is there an equivalent piece of software for Ubuntu that ...
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How can I rename files/change their extensions based on mimetype with a script? [duplicate]

I'm hoping someone can explain to me how i can change a file type. I recently uploaded my pictures onto my laptop and half of them are saved as a file and not an image meaning i cannot upload them ...
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Where does CHEESE store its images?

I have taken some pictures using CHEESE, but now I cannot locate those images, so I can do nothing with them. I can't even delete them for the CHEESE GUI does not allow me to do anything with the ...
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Convert thousands of .pngs to animated .gif, `convert` uses too much memory

Many of the questions asking how to create an animated gif from a set of png images suggest to use a variant of ImageMagick's convert command: convert -delay 2 -loop 0 *.png animated.gif However, I ...
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How can I create a GIF out of a sequence of PNG files without the previous image appearing on the next frame?

I'll let the .gif I have do most of the talk: The GIF A bit of backstory: I have 100 PNG files (which can be accessed from this link), each one is a frame of an animation. With those files, I have to ...
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How to edit detailed image metadata (exif)?

How can I edit detailed image metadata (exif) fields? In Windows 7 this is just a right click on the file in the folder. I've searched and not found a way to edit detailed metadata (exif) fields in ...
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How to view extra large images?

Well hello, I just downloaded this http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Pieter_Bruegel_the_Elder_-_The_Tower_of_Babel_%28Vienna%29_-_Google_Art_Project_-_edited.jpg and I cannot open it with the default "...
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Posting images on internet just by pasting link

In Windows, when I was posting an image, I could just post the link with the browse dialog, by putting a url in the location bar. How can I achive the same functionality in Ubuntu with nautilus? For ...
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GNOME Image Viewer opens its window 2 pixels shorter and distorts the image by resampling

Since installing Ubuntu 14.04 (not sure if the problem was in older versions) I noticed that GNOME Image Viewer opens images in a window which is 2 pixels shorter than it needs to be to show the image ...
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Burn DICOM-compatible CD

I have some images which are in the DCM file format (DICOM image file format). I want to burn them onto a CD disk with DICOM standards (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine) using Ubuntu ...
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Simple image viewer that is using trash rather than permanently deleting files?

I tried gpicview, nomacs, mirage and viewnior - all are permanently deleting images (there is a prompt) rather than using trash. I would prefer moving to trash without confirmation. Moving to trash ...
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Resize and arrange pictures automatically on a canvas

I want to make a template for printing 9 cards of 63 x 88 mm on a DIN A4 paper I want to load the images so that they re-size themselves and I can print them directly. How can I do that?
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Thunar - Custom actions: select pdf extract pages as images

I like this command to convert pdf pages to png images: pdftoppm -png *.pdf prefix (my source is this answer) I would like to add a command to Thunar custom actions that would convert the selected ...
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How to make local repository of Ubuntu MAAS PXE Images?

Noob questions regarding Ubuntu MAAS: how to make a local repository of Ubuntu MAAS PXE image? Is there a software to do it such as apt-mirror? Is there a page to download the image manually and ...
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Which image-viewers in linux support the `webp` image format?

Is there any way to see webp foto from thunar with XFCE DE? There was a similar question, but it was about nautilus. Then to get webp thumbs a tumbler (the Xfce thumbnailing service) must support, ...
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Firefox can't download images

Im using firefox like most people on ubuntu, i like it, and i use it a lot for web development too. The thing is, i cannot download images, i right click them, save image as, select location and it ...
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How to copy a layer between images or canvas in gimp 2.8?

I have two image tabs open and I want to copy one layer from the first image to the second image keeping dimensions and size. How would I do that? Example: I have this 640px by 400px first image ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - SSH connection - Open Image

What I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 SSH connection to another Ubuntu 14.04 machine What I'm trying to do View/Display the content of an image (.png, .jpeg, .bmp...) from the console. I'm connecting to a ...
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How can I run the slideshow in a specified order?

I would like to view the images for example from the oldest until the newest. This is not possible with many viewers I tried (Mirage, Shotwell, Gnome Image Viewer).
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Photography Post Processing : For Slideshows to Music

I am migrating from Windows to Linux and have a question about post processing software on Linux: I already use GIMP / G'MIC and have a question regarding rather specialist bits of post processing. ...
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Making Ubuntu less resource heavy - running slowly for graphic design [duplicate]

So far I have worked for years in the Windows environment. I had once again to reinstall the operating system and decided to try Ubuntu 14.04. I like having work environment. Quickly and easily search ...
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How to merge images in a single PDF file

I have some images which I want to merge. The meaning of merge is that, if I have 5 images, I want to put hem near each other is this way: I want to do that command line. For example the command can ...
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Open RAW image files in GIMP

Is there any plugin for GIMP to edit RAW photo files? I tried ufraw which is quite popular, but its GUI sucks to the degree of being unusable. Moreover, I want to edit my files in GIMP, using GIMP ...
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What BigTIFF capable image viewers are there for Ubuntu?

I have looked at imview and evince but they do not seem to be able to open my BigTIFF files. Are there any viewers that can handle this file type?
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From gnome-screenshot command line, how do you predefine the area?

So gnome-screenshot has the following options: tim@Hairy14:~$ gnome-screenshot --help Usage: gnome-screenshot [OPTION…] Take a picture of the screen Help Options: -h, --help ...
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Restoring Ubuntu on another device

I have installed Ubuntu on a Dell PC. Made an image of it with our imaging software. When I restored the image on another pc. There is only a white cursor blinking, GRUB does not come up. Is there ...
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How do I convert a PNG to SVG, using software?

I'd like to be able to crop SVG chemical structures, completely (see this question), that were created using MarvinSketch and I think I might have thought of a solution; I use MarvinSketch to create a ...
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How to save as GIF in Gthumb

I edited a GIF image (no animations) with gthumb and on trying to save I encountered the error: Could not save the file Could not find a suitable module to save the image as "image/gif" I jumped ...
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Which diashow viewer has a shuffle functionality?

I would like to see all images in my image-library in a diashow in a shuffled order. I tried some viewers, but they don't get along with my 100GB of Photos or they wanted me to copy all folders in a ...
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Can't open photos in Picasa in Ubuntu 12.04?

I have installed Picasa using wine but I am not able to open any image using Picasa as there is not any option of Picasa in the list of applications which can be changed to default program for opening ...
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Where are the Ubuntu images for ARM?

I can't find ARM images for the latest Ubuntu release for an ARMv7 device undeer http://cdimage.ubuntu.com . In this guide there is a link that doesn't work anymore and there is a suggestion to ...
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RAW exports wrong (Photivo, Rawtherapee)

I am using Ubuntu 13.10. I started shooting my images in RAW (NEF) and downloaded Photivo to process them. While working in Photivo, everything is OK. The problem is when you save the rendered image. ...
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copy, rename & repeat

I wish to copy an image (grey.png) and rename it as multiple different images, I have a list of the names (pastebin) is there any way?(running 13.10)
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export list of duplicate images on digikam/findimagedupes/fsplint/geeqie

I have 60000 images. And when I ask any of the following tools to come up with similar photos, all of them pop out a big list of around 3000 names of images. digikam gives a cool UI which lets me see ...
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Image optimization with imageOptim using bash. How to get a summary

I am using imageOptim to optimize images on my server. It took me quite some time to learn rudimentary bash scripting to able to optimize all images in all my first level directories. My script looks ...
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how to change icon image on ubuntu 12.04 or above?

I want to change icon of a binary file which is placed on my desktop binary file is related to unetbootin. I want to execute unetbootin from desktop so i want to change icon. can anyone help me in ...
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Guymager Device disconnected, acquisition paused

An external SD card is connected to Precise Penguin via USB. The device mounts and is recognized by guymager. Image cloning commences for a few seconds with data transferred but then the process halts ...

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