How to quickly scale and rotate images in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

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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: 

sudo nautilus -q 

You should see 2 new shortcuts in the menu when right clicking an image.

Clicking on resize gives you the following option: 

Article was posted on Monday 5th of September 2011 @ 10:44 AM CEST   comment(s)