Geeqie is a free and open source lightweight image viewer and organiser application for Linux, FreeBSD, macOS and other Unix-like operating systems. If you need to know the color profile, image info, and manage/view a collection of images. It should be a good choice for that.
Geeqie supports raster and vector images in the following formats: 3FR, ANI, APM, ARW, AVIF, BMP, CR2, CR3, CRW, CUR, DDS, DjVu, DNG, ERF, GIF, HEIC, HEIF, ICNS, ICO, JP2/JPC/JPX/J2K/JPF JPE/JPEG/JPG, JPS, JPEGXL, KDC, MEF, MOS, MPO, MRW, NEF, ORF, PBM/PGM/PNM/PPM, PEF, PNG, PSD, PTX, QIF/QTIF, SCR, RAF, RAW, RW2, SR2, SRF, SVG/SVGZ, TGA/TARGA, TIF/TIFF, WEBP, WMF, X3F, XBM, XPM.
Images can be displayed singly in normal or fullscreen mode, static or slideshow mode, in sets of two or four per page for comparison, or as thumbnails of various sizes.
Animated images are supported. Basic editing in the form of lossless 90/180-degree rotation and flipping is supported. External programs such as GIMP, Inkscape, and custom scripts using ImageMagick can be linked to allow further processing.
Geeqie sessions can be remotely controlled from external software, so it can be used as an image-viewer component of a bigger application. Advanced searching is available using criteria such as filename, file size, age, image dimensions, similarity to a specified image, or by keywords or comments.
If images have GPS coordinates embedded, you may also search for images within a radius of a geographical point.
For the source, you can refer the GitHub page.
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Key Features of Geeqie
- Open Source
- Organize Images without losing space
- Fast and accurate
- Advanced searching is available using various criteria such as filename, age, file size, image dimensions
Installing Geeqie from Ubuntu apt repository
Geeqie is included in Ubuntu 20.04. Follow the step by step guide to install the application.
Type the following command to update the apt sources.
$ sudo apt update
Now execute this command to install the Geeqie package.
$ sudo apt install geeqie
With the help of
&& you can write both the commands in a single line. Something like this:
$ sudo apt update && sudo apt install geeqie
At this step, you have successfully installed Geeqie on Ubuntu 20.04 system.
If you are not comfortable with the command line, open Ubuntu Software, search for “Geeqie” and install the application.
Geeqie can be launched from the command line by typing
geeqie or In the Activities search bar type “Geeqie” and click on the icon.
Geeqie User Interface:
How to Uninstall Geeqie from Ubuntu 20.04
For some reason, If you want to uninstall Geeqie, type the following command.
$ sudo apt remove geeqie
I hope that now you have a good understanding of How to install Geeqie on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa.
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