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After reinstallatio of ubuntu all photos deleted. Do you know any apps or any command lines where i can restore them;;

Hallo to everyone how are you;; I travelled to 6 countries and i had thousands of photos inside. For xy reason because i couldn't open the laptop ( it was constantly crashing) i decided to delete ...
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Photo paper printouts are unsatisfactory

I have a Canon Pix-ma MP210 printer. I have several photos/images that I would like to print. However, images printed on photo paper look like a negative on film and are not clear. Printing on regular ...
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Search for application like cheese, where i can take webcam photo and copy it directly to clipboard

I Search for an application like cheese, where I can take webcam photo. But it should be able to copy it directly to my clipboard. Thank you. I have ubuntu 20.04. EDIT: I will explain it more on ...
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How to review thumbnails for photos on file browser?

On Ubuntu 20.04, I can't see thumbnails for photos on the file browser. Appears only an image icon for each file. How to get thumbnails instead of icons?
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Which apps support to open and convert JPEG XL (.jxl) pictures?

JPEG XL (.jxl) is the next-generation, general-purpose image compression codec by the JPEG committee (more info you can find on jpegxl.info). Which apps/programs can open and convert it?
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How can I make files show thumbnails?

Ubuntu 20.04.1 Files shows file names for .png files and possibly others, e.g. .jpg I want it to show thumbnails. I've looked at files > preferences which is set to All Files less than 10Mb, but I'...
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How to change cheese's countdown timer

How can I change the countdown time for photos in the Cheese Webcam Booth? Right now, it is 3. I'd like to set it to 6 or 10, but I cannot figure out how.
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How can we set user profile photos in Lubuntu 20.04?

The initial log-in screen shows at least one user which can be logged into the system, with a blank photo. How can we add or change this user-image? The manual shows nothing relevant when searched ...
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Ubuntu photo backup software

A long while ago when I used Ubuntu, there was a software that worked with my android phone, where if I took a picture, it would back up to my ubuntu desktop computer once I was on a wifi network (so ...
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Modifying photo's date stored inside the photo file from files name?

I am using Google's PhotScan app to scan all my old photos that are taken before the digital cameras age, and I am saving these photos using the date of the photo (example: 19821011_trip.jpg, ...
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Polarr Photo Editor will not install 18.04 [duplicate]

I have tried to install the Polarr photo editor 1/2 dz times either from the software or snap all have failed. Software center looks like it has installed but will not launch. Using snap it fails to ...
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Can we have a transparent HUD like image/information layer on display?

Sometimes I adore the HUD information or to have a favorite image picture on the front of the display layer (always on top and un-clickable). That would look like this and help our operation or just ...
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Photo editing software [duplicate]

I want the software to have the following features resize pictures Reduce picture quality change pictures format (Example png to jpg) Crop the photo Most of these tasks should be done together ...
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How can I make suggestions to Ubuntu developers? [closed]

Is it possible to make a suggest button on the Ubuntu menu to write here and make a suggestion to the developers? I have some suggestions for Shotcut (video editor) and Shotwell Viewer.
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How to install the right-click photo-resizer on Ubuntu 18.04

I would really like to install the nautilus right click photo re-sizer in my Ubuntu Mate 18.04. I had it in UM 16.04 and have been trying without success to get it to show up in 18.04. Thanks for ...
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iPhone mounts only once, doesn't show Pictures, Documents on remount

I have an iPhone 8 that initially connects via USB so that the Pictures and Documents folders are available under Ubuntu 17.10. However this works only once between Ubuntu reboots. How do I ...
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How to extract the embedded video from a Samsung's Motion Photo jpeg file

Some Samsung smartphones have a feature called Motion photo. With normal photo viewers you cannot play the embedded video. How can you extract the video to play it with a normal video player? NOTE: ...
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How to install and use exiftool to get GPS information of a photo [closed]

I want to install exiftool and get a location information of a photo. please help. thank you
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photo lens unity in 17.10

What is photo lens unity in 17.10 and why is that whenever I try to run it in my 17.10 I get the message "desktop file didn't specify exec field" ?
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What photo and video manager software?

I just want to quickly preview and rename my photos and videos, but I can't find any software that does it outside of the Gnome or KDE worlds. Is there any?
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Cannot print with Sinfonia CHC S6145 (CS2) using lpr

I have a photo printer Sinfonia CHC S6145 (CS2) which is connected to my Ubuntu machine through a USB port. $ uname -a Linux odroid 4.9.51-64 #1 SMP PREEMPT Sat Sep 23 03:28:28 UTC 2017 armv7l armv7l ...
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Any app on Ubuntu to open and/or convert HEIF pictures (.HEIC, High Efficiency Image File Format)?

A certain cellphone maker has changed the default format of taking pictures to HEIF (.HEIC, High Efficiency Image File Format), without asking the users (although there is still the option to use jpeg/...
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Is there any Software to add watermark to photos in bulk?

Is there a software that will allow me to add my watermark to a large amount of photos in one fell swoop?
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How to adjust the search path for gnome-photos app?

I'm wondering whether it is possible to adjust the search paths (and make the search recursive) of the default photo app (gnome-photos). I could not find any settings for this. Why? It finds photos ...
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How can I install Gphoto2?

I'm new to (K)ubuntu. Does anybody know how to install the gphoto2 software?
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Can you suggest any tool for automated crop/rotate of multiple images on scanned on A4 pages?

Can you suggest any tool to auto crop and rotate multiple images on scanned A4 page ? I need to scan a lot of old photos and extracting all those photos to separated files from original A4, croping ...
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Firefox in Ubuntu

Since I installed Ubuntu on my laptop, Firefox seems to behave differently. I cannot go back to previous pages with backspace any longer. I cannot bookmark all open tabs in one folder anymore. If I ...
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Shotwell Automatically Starting

How do I stop Shotwell from launching automatically when I charge my iPhone in my laptop? The program doesn't work (it never detects photos), plus I can just transfer the photos from the iPhone file ...
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I've run photorec to see if I could find some photos, I don't see any trace. Will running testdisk help?

I'm trying to find photos, they are in shotwell as "missing photos" so I thought I may have deleted them somewhere. I ran photorec and after many hours, I can't see any trace of them. Will running ...
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What command should I use to rm all .png files in a folder and subfolder? [duplicate]

I started with this based off of another question I had: find -type f -iname '*.png' -exec rm that clearly didn't work, but am I atleast warm?
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I uploaded photos to my computer, and deleted them off of my camera. Things got weird.

The photos I want are in Shotwells "missing photos." I can see their thumbnails there. I am running a photorec recovery job and after many hours, I still can't seem to find them (although still ...
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Any suggestion how to manage RAW photos on a Ubuntu Desktop?

I'm looking for a while for ideas to manage my original RAW (eg. *.NEF or *.cr2) photos on my Ubuntu Desktop. Right know I'm using Shotwell for the Import and folder structure of my pictures but as ...
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Date stamp photos

I have a number of photos on my pc that do not have a data stamp on them in the bottom corner of the picture. Is there a program that I can use to add a date stamp to these photos? I have ubuntu 16....
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Microsoft Photo Viewer/Printer (photo print size selection) equivalent for Ubuntu

When on Windows, I used the default Windows Photo Viewer a lot because it is so easy to print full page images (cropped or not cropped), to any paper size. Is there a Linux app that can do this as ...
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When is the next Ubuntu community wallpaper contest?

Does anybody know when the next Ubuntu community wallpaper contest will be?
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How to copy pictures/photo to Ipad 1 with usb

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and an iPad 1 with IOS 4. My workplace has no Internet. Is there a way I can copy pictures (and possibly PDFs as well) to my iPad with usb? I tried copying pictures ...
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How do I access dcim folder on iphone?

I connected My iphone to ubuntu and selected do nothing. The iphone was unlocked. I then unplugged the iphone and olugged it in again and eversince I am getting a Folder named “Documents on iphone” ...
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How do I work with and open 360 degree *.pano panoramic image files?

Microsoft's Photosynth (uploaded via iOS app) website exports to *.pano. Facebook now supports 360 degree photos natively. How would I work with the metadata and/or view these 360 degree panoramic ...
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Free Photo editor software availablity in ubuntu [duplicate]

Does Ubuntu have any free photo editor software? I am using Ubuntu and sometime for my work I have to edit pictures. I want to know if any software available in free version
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Colors wrong when printing on photo paper

I've just reinstalled Ubuntu and also reinstalled my printer - which used to work just fine before I reinstalled (was necessary for other reasons). When I now print images, I have to select plain ...
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Multi photo slideshow software

Hey everybody I'm looking for a program on Ubuntu that can make a slideshow of photo's in a directory and is able to show multiple photos at the same time filling up the screen.
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Random saving of audio/picture of a video in the gallery

I watch a lot of videos,movies,etc.I have observed that sometimes when i transfer video files from hard-drive/USB to 'Videos' in my system a random snapshot of the video is taken as the cover pic of a ...
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Some tools for managing photos [duplicate]

I have a lot of photos in different folders. Some of them are copies of each other. I want to put those photos in one folder and I want a tool to identify the duplicate files. I also want some photo ...
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remove pictures from folder

I want to remove all the photos from a folder and keep the remaining files. I searched in the web and I found a tons of solutions like: find . -type f -name "*.jpg" -delete All the photos are jpeg, ...
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How to open a picture from Ubuntu server, via [SSH on] my laptop Macbook? [closed]

I am currently using Macbook iterm2 for ssh connection to my ubuntu server. I am image processing via terminal and want to open the result. What whould be easist way of doing this?
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Not able to add user image in Ubuntu 14.04

There is an option to add user image/photograph under User Accounts in System Settings. But whenever I try to add an user image, the system settings freeze and I have to kill it using xkill command. ...
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Image editors to convert images to WebP for Ubuntu?

Is there a good image editor application for Ubuntu with which I can convert jpg/png images into WebP format? ImageMagick was a crap for me! With it, output webp image's size just increased!!!
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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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An independently browseable database of large thumbnails?

I've googled about this for a while but to no avail. I have a huge amount of photos stored in several media and backed up in a cloud. Shotwell generates pretty large thumbnails which are quite good ...
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find photos shot by a certain type of camera via terminal

I have a huge collections of photos shot with different cameras on my computer. Now, I would like to find all photos which has been shot with a certain camera via the terminal. I think it should be ...
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