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How to quickly scale and rotate images in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

Afbeelding 1 XP had it's power-toys, that made it possible for the user to quickly scale and rotate images. It's a handy tool for webmasters to reduce images before putting them online. Ubuntu has a tool which does exactly the same for you, it is called nautilus-image-converter.
Just right click one image or a whole bunch you have selected and convert them. But first, how do we install this add on?

Open a terminal screen and type in:
sudo aptitude install nautilus-image-converter

Now just restart your gnome session or type in following command to enable it:
nautilus -q

You should see 2 new shortcuts in the menu when right clicking an image.
https://www.geoffke.be/images/nieuws/nautilus_image_converter.png
Clicking on resize gives you the following option:
https://www.geoffke.be/images/nieuws/nautilus_resize_images.png
Article was posted on Monday 5th of September 2011 @ 10:44u. |