Posts Tagged ‘multimedia’

Most digital cameras store Exif data in the JPEG photo files. This includes things like date and time, camera model and camera settings and in some cases even GPS coordinates. jhead is a very useful command line utility which can read and edit the Exif data. For example, you may wish to remove the data […]

Saturday, August 11th, 2012 at 05:41 | 0 comments
Categories: Linux

nautilus-image-converter is a helpful package which adds two entries to the Nautilus context menu for resizing and rotating images. It works for selections of multiple images, too, and has options for creating copies or editing the images in place. To install from command line: sudo apt-get install nautilus-image-converter

Thursday, May 14th, 2009 at 12:57 | 0 comments
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Medical images, e.g. X-Rays, are commonly stored in the DICOM format. By default you won’t be able to open these in Ubuntu, but there is actually a package in the repositories which lets you convert DICOM image files to more common formats, e.g. JPEG, PNG or bitmap. sudo apt-get install dcmtk dcmj2pnm +oj img00000 img00000.jpg […]

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009 at 13:27 | 1 comment
Categories: Linux

I used the following steps to install RealPlayer in order to listen to BBC Radio. Although I did this on Xubuntu 8.04, it should also work for Ubuntu and other distros. Download and install RealPlayer for Linux from Real. I downloaded the deb package and installed it through gdebi. My install path was now /opt/real/RealPlayer. […]

Friday, April 17th, 2009 at 11:42 | 0 comments
Categories: Linux