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How do you binarize a colored image?

My friend has an colored image with Chinese handwriting (basically by taking photo of or scanning what he wrote on a piece of white paper), and he would like me to convert it into a black and white ...
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How to store an image file in bash variable?

After I use the following command, pngString="$(cat example.png)" echo -n "$pngString" > tmp.png I can't open the tmp.png as a PNG file. Maybe some information is lost when I use $pngString ...
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How to change the backgrounds in isolinux

I've been messing with this problem for a while now, and it seems like there isn't much documentation, or people who have asked about this before. I've been trying to change the back640x480.jpg, ...
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Save image as 24 bit png

Is there a way to save an image as 24 bit png? I didn't manage with GIMP. Keep in mind this is pixel art so keeping the exact colors are important. I tried several things in GIMP, but it always said ...
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displaying page 2 etc of multipage tiff

I have a multi-page TIFF file produced from scanning. When I open the file (Image Viewer), Next goes to the Next image file in the folder not the next image in the file. Is there a hidden option to ...
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Compare video and image (percentage of differences)

I was wondering if it's possible to get the percentage of difference between a video and an static image using avconv (from libav) I have a surveillance camera constantly providing an RTSP video ...
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Loss of .eps file quality after using scp to transfer from remote server

When I scp (secure copy protocol) a .eps image file (generated using IDL) from a remote server to my desktop, the image seems to be of a lowered resolution and "choppy". Strangely, when I transfer ...
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open corel draw files on debian

So I have .cdr files on my PC and I want to open them on my Debian 7 box. What software do I need to be able to open it?` I have: 512 MB RAM 3 GHz processor 256 MB graphics with Debian 7
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Capture raw image from V4L (webcam) device

I'm using a Raspberry pi to monitor a self-service fridge. When the door opens, a shell script is being executed to capture pictures until the door closes again. The problem, however, is the speed of ...
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Linux display server or program that can route video and/or images between its clients?

The JACK Audio Connection Kit (http://jackaudio.org/) is a really useful tool for working with audio on linux systems. It allows for both audio and MIDI data to be communicated between its clients, ...
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Delete all jpg in a folder that are smaller than specific width/heigth [duplicate]

I have restored with photorec about 7.500 jpg's. I have moved them all in one folder. A big portion of them is thumbnails. But i can't just go on and delete lets say all of them that are smaller than ...
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How to write to SD card with dd command?

Having some trouble with writing to my SD card, burning NOOBS (New Out Of Box Software) software to my SD card for Raspberry Pi. Attempted to use the following command as root: # dd bs=1M ...
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Capturing Screenshot of terminal application via shell script?

Problem Run iftop for 5 seconds, capture the screenshot and save it to a file. iftop is a beautiful program for visualizing network traffic, but it doesn't have a batch mode where I can run it for ...
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Are there any multiformat image viewers, which are similar to feh and can show SVG files?

At the moment I'm working with a lot of SVG files and I don't have a good tool to inspect this files. Normally I use feh to take a look at an image, but feh can't show SVG files. Now I'm looking for ...
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Change file created date from JPEG EXIF metadata

When uploading to an ftp site, the original file create date seems to be lost, and I get the upload date instead. However, the Exif data in the file is correct. Is there a tool to batch change the ...
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Looking for simple photo organizing software for Linux

I am looking for a simple Linux software to organize photos. What exactly I want to do with this application is the following: I want to view all images in a given folder and just tag/star/mark some ...
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Native Linux program to comment pictures

I am searching for a native Linux program to comment (tag) pictures. Think of a square on someone's face with text somewhere. I don't want to change the picture (as would be the case with any vector ...
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Program for taking snap-shots of movie?

Are there any programs that would let me specify parts of a video-file (avi, mpeg, mp4, ...) and take "snap-shots" every so-and-so second/minute, and store it as a series of image-files (eg. jpeg)? ...
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Viewing large image on Linux

I need to view a large (50000x40000 px) png image on Linux. Unfortunately most tools (eog, convert etc.) either crashes or fail with note about too little memory. Is there a way to view this image (I ...
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Imagemagick used to generate PPM's in Linux, PPM's are unreadable

I need to generate PPM's as raw data sources for one program. I have a bunch of png's as Input, which I'm going to convert ppm's. When I try a tool like mogrify it generates files, but these are ...
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Is it possible to display a static image on VNC connections?

Recently, I've been getting semi-regular VNC connection attempts on my computer. It's most likely from the domain I set up a while back, but it appears to be mostly individual connection attempts, as ...
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shell command to get pixel size of an image

Is there a shell command that returns the pixel size of an image? I'm trying to produce an animated gif starting from different gifs with different sizes using convert (e.g. convert -delay 50 1.gif ...
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Detecting images containing only black pixels

I am looking for a method for detecting if an image contains only black pixels. When I say method I mean an existing command line tool. I could write up something myself but I'm sure something ...
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Search by file dimension [duplicate]

I have many photos. How to search files by its dimensions? For example, i want to search images with exact dimensions 500 x 500 pixels. Is there any utility for this task?
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How to convert multiple XCF files to PNG?

I have a folder with a lot of xcf files which I want all to be converted to png files, at best via a one-liner from bash. How can I achieve such a task?
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Command line convert webp to jpg?

I'm using ubuntu 12.04. I've installed libwebp2 & libwebp-dev So far, no example found on the net of converting webp to jpg. Some webp files can easily converted by using imagemagick with ...
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How to force lp from CUPS to print in grayscale?

I want to print an image from a command line: lp -o scaling=//100// image.jpg How can I force it to be printed in grayscale?
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No make target “uImage” with Buildroot 2013.05

After enabling Linux Kernel option and setting the Kernel binary format to uImage, I always get the following error: make[1]: *** No rule to make target `uImage'. Stop. My buildroot configuration ...
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Delete duplicate images. Need Software for computing average color of an image

I want to delete duplicates in a massive bunch of images. Well as I have dups of the same picture in a different resolution I will make the deletion myself. BUT I want to do this in linear time. So I ...
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How to rotate an image in gs

How can I rotate an image with ghostscript? I am visualizing eps to screen. I am using the command: gs image.eps
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Are there any comic book authoring programs?

Is there any software designed to assist with creating comic books? The basic features needed are pre-drawn frames around the panels and the ability to easily drag and drop characters into the scene, ...
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How to visualize directory tree structures?

I know I can use tree to show the nested content of a directory. Alas, its output is hardly beautiful as I want to include it in a documentation. So eye-candy is a requirement. So I was wondering if ...
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Icon themes, when is svg format helpful?

I found that arch provides both oxygen-icons and oxygen-icons-svg, what's the necessity of svg format? Is there something that a PNG image "can't do", maybe performance issue? Not sure about it.
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creating gif animations

I read some where it was possible to create a gif by adding frames to it in a browser. Does that mean on the server you can add frames to it by using cat? Are there other file types that are so ...
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Printing maps/cartoons/text saved as a picture/etc

What is the best way to print maps/cartoons/text saved as a picture/etc., so pictures that are not photos? The standard routines seem to blur and soften the printed picture, which is probably ...
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Find images by size: find / file / awk

I've been trying to find png image files a certain height (over 500px). I know that file will return image dimensions. Example: $ file TestImg1a.png TestImg1a.png: PNG image data, 764 x 200, ...
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How to find all images containing any text?

I got a lot of images, and I need to find, which of them contain any text in English (to delete them). Is it possible to do it automatically?
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Sort images by aspect ratio

I am trying to select a few art images to fit some new frames. I would like to be able to sort these images by proximity to a particular aspect ratio and then view them in decreasing order of ...
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Gigapixel Panorama not loading after converted with imagemagick

I made a 3GB tif panorama, but as 3GB is a too big size to open in a computer with a 3Gb RAM, i converted it to JPG convert input.tif output.jpg The result was a 15Mb(?!?) JPG, which i am unable ...
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xv-like image viewer that lets me annotate/mark images?

When I'm viewing many images w/ xv (sometimes in "visual schnauzer" mode), I sometimes want to "bookmark" or annotate a given image. I don't think xv can do this, but is there another xv-like image ...
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Displaying just an image instead of text

Is it possible to compile the linux kernel so that when it is booting up, instead of the boot up text to display and image and ONLY an image (like osx)?
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How to get CR2 (Canon raw) support for XLoadImage?

I've been looking for a light-weight image viewer to replace gThumb now that I'm not running Gnome anymore, and found XLoadImage. How can I add support for Canon's raw CR2 format? anna@anna:~ $ ...
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PNG viewer that can display text chunks metadata

Is there a PNG viewer that can display text chunk metadata? Ideally, I'd like a way to view arbitrary chunks.
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How to put a background image on GRUB?

I found some images on the internet about some GRUBs with a background image, I would like to do something like that too, but how? I have GRUB2.
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How to Extract Album Cover Image from MP3 file?

I have a bunch of MP3 files that have their album art included within the file itself. I am now looking for a way to extract them to store them separably, at best from command line. Is there a way to ...
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How to utilize extended attributes for image preview?

Is there any file browsers for Linux that cache image previews, just like Windows Explorer cache them to a file named Thumbs.db? As in the latest ext3/4 filesystems, an inode can hold extended ...
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Console ScreenSaver without X11

I'm trying to setup a very slimmed down console only Debian system to act as a simple slideshow photo display. I know that it is possible to show graphics (I guess using the framebuffer) in the ...
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How to download all images from a website (not webpage) using the terminal?

I want a command that I type a URL, for example photos.tumblr.com, and it download all photos on this site in a folder, but not only images of the site's homepage. This command need to download the ...
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Shell script filtering through jpg files attributes

I'm trying to find a way to filter through thousands of jpg files, and keep only the files with a certain attribute (such as the camera brand with which the picture was captured). How can I do so?
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all type of image files stop loading

I am working on my newly installed wine. when i tried to run a game , called "road rash" through wine, my screen resolution got change and after few seconds game stop working. Then my most of image ...