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Image format the same as /dev/fb0

Is there an image format that is the same as /dev/fb0? So that dd if=the_image of=/dev/fb0 would display the image?
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Add timestamp to image from Linux command line

I have a folder full of images. I'm trying to add a timestamp onto the image itself, for every image, based on the date that the file was created. Is this possible? I've read this post here, but it ...
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Linux: image viewer with transparent window?

I would like to display a fully opaque image (e.g. PNG RGB8) on the desktop in an image viewer - but such that I can set the window (showing the image) to be, say, 50% transparent (so I could see ...
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Create video from a sequence of images [on hold]

Can I create a video from a sequence of images with specific duration and maybe fading effect between these images with Python? Can I do it with ffmpeg alternatively?
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MS Excel: Can I link images using a relative path?

I am working on an MS Excel document that contains a lot of (around 200) images. They are currently saved within the document, so the file becomes huge and working gets very slow. Linking the ...
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Tool for building thumbnails with multitreading on windows 7? [on hold]

I need a tool for loading image thumbnails in parallel. Not images itsefl, but thumbnails. Windows exploer loads one by one. I also test several programms: ACDSee FastStone Image Viewer ...
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Extract and replace images form a PDF file

I'm interested in finding a way (from command line only, in Linux) to extract images from PDF files, apply some effects and then put the new images back inside the PDF file. While I found a way to ...
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How can I extract voice memos from a large set of JPGs?

I have thousands of JPEG files from many different photographers. Some of the files have embedded voice memos (a short audio recording of the photographer speaking into the camera's microphone to ...
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JPEG vs PNG vs BMP vs GIF

I would like to know which one of these formats requires less memory for the same quality of the picture, and what are the main differences between these formats.
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Images imported into Mac PowerPoint 2011 have a low resolution

Running Lion and Office:Mac 2011. Searched everywhere. No matter what I do images (pictures) that I import into slides immediately go to a very low resolution and quality. How do I prevent this drop ...
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Adding Images side-by-side

I have three images of unequal size. I want to add them side by side horizontally in MS Word 2007/2010. Currently when I manually add them through Insert -> Picture then they are added without ...
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How can I prevent Photoshop from adding an alpha channel to grayscale PNGs?

I'm creating a mosaic using grayscale PNGs which have no alpha channel. I load the images into layers and align and stack them, then merge the layers. Finally, I crop the edges (which have ...
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merging high resolution images and saving them in android [closed]

i'd like to read high resolution images from storage device and merge them with coordinates into one large image and save it back to storage device without getting the out of memory error in android. ...
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Mass image download from yfrog [closed]

I want to download around 500 photos from a user account on yfrog.com. The photos are located under the URL in the following format: http://yfrog.com/user/<username>/photos Is there to bulk ...
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How to create bootable floppy disk images (.img)

I am thinking of creating my own OS. I downloaded bochs for a test machine, and now I need a 'floppy' to boot from (it boots from .img files). I need a way to create bootable disk images. I have ...
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Software to clean up photos of whiteboards and documents? [on hold]

I take a lot of photos of whiteboards, blackboards, and so on for teaching purposes (examples online through May 2010). I'm interested in cleaning them up for archival purposes, preferably using ...
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How to download multiple images from a web server?

I would like to download *.jpg images from a web server. The web page (and web server) is secured so that I have to give my credentials to access it. There is no one web page which has links to the ...
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Trying to webharvest images of fractals

I am trying to webharvest all of the images from this google images URL for a project: ...
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Batch download multiple images after inspect elements in Chrome browser?

After right click on a webpage in Chrome, and selecting Inspect Elements, I would like to select multiple images under Resources->Frames->...->Images, and download them in batch mode. But I can't ...
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Convert bitmap image objects in ms word 2010 to images

I have a MS Word document which has some images and text. Some of the images are of bitmap image object types. When i copy them and try to paste them in any editor say gmail compose editor they are ...
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Overlap of text and grouped image in MS Word

I am an MS word 2013 x64 Win 7 user. I 1- insert an image (less than half of the page) 2- make the layout to be 'Top and Bottom' 3- insert a caption for image. 4- group the image and its caption ...
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Converting a series of bitmap images to grey scale

I have a series of bmp image files containing RGB encoded data. I need to convert all of these images in to their greyscale equivalents. I have considered two approaches for this, both turned out to ...
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Why are PNG and TIFF formats treated differently than JPG and GIF by a webserver?

I observed that my web-browser kept download PNG and TIFF images, while happily displayed JPG and GIF when I clicked on a link to that image. Ex. http://somesite.com/image.<format> On closer ...
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Create a word cloud on linux command-line

I'd like to create a word cloud on the linux command-line, similar to wordle and similar services. How can I do that? I have plain-text files and I'd like to create a word-cloud for each one.
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Lossless compression codec for looped image sequence

I've got 14 PNG images (here but not important) that I want to put into a 2 minute loop at 15 fps. Photoshop CS3 seemed the best tool for this so I opened them as an image sequence* and did File -> ...
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Convert video to apng/png?

I tried to do this with ffmpeg but failed (I also failed making animated GIFs). Is there a simple to use free program (command line is okay) to convert videos to animated PNGs? As long as it doesn't ...
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Storing many files as one

I want to keep hundreds of thousands of small files into one image because copying and moving such a load is a nightmare. I want to be able to mount this image under both Windows and Linux and create ...
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How can I change double-click behaviour of iPhone pictures while browsing images still on the phone? [duplicate]

When I open my iPhone in Windows 7 Explorer, I can browse through the phone to find individual photos, but despite having IrfanView set as my default image opening/viewing program, the pictures ...
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Powerpoint - deleting images - the image with relationship ID rId23 was not found in file

Powerpoint has gone into the unfortunate habit of deleting images from presentations, replacing them with red crosses and the text "the image with relationship ID rId23 was not found in file". this is ...
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Word to GIMP pasted image too small

I paste an image from Microsoft Word 2010 into GIMP 2.6.10 using Edit → Paste as → New Image, but the pasted image is less than half-size (1280×800 down to 553×347). Pasting into an ...
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How can I expand external image links in all webpage with a chrome extension?

So I would like to when the script find a image link like this: http://example.com/image.gif http://example.com/image.jpg http://example.com/image.png Replace with a img tag, for I can view the ...
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Best settings to convert massive pdf hiking maps to images using ghostscript/imagemagick

I did convert all of the Te Araroa Hiking Maps from PDFs to JPEGs so far. The original maps are 16-64MB PDFs, which take forever to load on my Android Phone. I converted them using Ghostscript and ...
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How Can I Force Google Chrome To Cache Images?

There's a website I use every day, and there are lots of large images on it (uploaded by my designers). Every time I go to a page, the images get downloaded again, and it takes forever. How can I ...
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How to retrieve my -last- wallpaper

I had made a custom wallpaper to stretch across both of my monitors, and it was beautiful for years. Recently however I was looking for image properties on a local image and somehow wound up ...
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How can I sanely import EPS images into Visio without losing their features?

I have this (relatively complex I believe) EPS image, which I want to use in an MS Visio 2013 sheet. I've tried: Direct Inset Picture: No EPS support. Inkscape -> EMF -> Inset Picture: ...
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Reducing an Image Size without Losing its Quality

Is there a best way in photoshop to reduce the image size without losing its quality? Whenever I reduce the size of the image it seems like a little blurry and reduces its quality. What should I do ...
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When I past an image to word 2010/13, can I apply a default picture style

Microsoft Office Ribbon has a convenient gallery of styles to apply to pictures. It functions much like the Styles gallery in Word for quickly applying formatting to text. But whereas one can ...
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Can TIFF images store embedded thumbnails in them like JPEG (JPG) files can?

Can TIFF images store embedded thumbnails in them like JPEG (JPG) files can? I noticed that in XNview, when you save a TIFF image there is an option to set the JPEG quality (of the TIFF image). ...
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Extracting layers from Paint.NET

Is there a way to automatically save layers as separate image files from a Paint.NET (pdn) file? For example, if I have 5 layers in a pdn file, I would like to save them as 5 separate .png files.
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Desktop Freeware to list all colors used in a picture? [closed]

I have searched but couldn't find one (not online tool only want desktop). would like one with a GUI.
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How can I image an HP EliteBook 8730w with a 64-bit image of Windows 7?

I tried imaging the HP EliteBook 8730w with a 64-bit image of Windows 7. After the imaging process completes the system reboots and setup attempts to continue. That is as far as I get, it keeps ...
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ffmpeg to capture stills from H.264 stream

I'm trying to capture still images from an H.264 wireless IP camera using ffmpeg. I found a similar question here: How can I extract a good quality JPEG image from an H264 video file with ffmpeg? ...
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Does copying files via MTP over USB compress them?

I'm trying to backup my phone to a computer running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and I noticed that one of my backup images looked noticeably more pixelated, even when viewed at the same size as my phone screen. ...
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How to automatically create windows thumbnails recursively?

I am using Windows 8.1 with Windows Explorer. The image cache ("thumbs.db") will be created for each video, photo, etc. after I visited the containing folder. Actually I have a problem with this ...
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I cant figure out why photoshop sometimes shifts my pixel grid when I change image size to 200% and 50% for retina

My flow has always been to start at 1X and use image>image size>200% to get 2x and I flip between the 2 using 50% to get back to 1x. But for no apparent reason, 1 out of 50-ish times it shifts ...
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Screenshot utility for Windows with postbox? facility [closed]

I want to take screenprints and then be able to add a postbox effect to grey out all but a certain area of the screenshot. I wish I knew where I saw the example of this, they had screenshots in a ...
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Program to reduce image noise [closed]

Does anyone know any good free program to reduce noise in images. My camera was set on ISO auto when i took some pictures and it made some of them at ISO 1000 - 1600.
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How to lock an image in Microsoft Word 2007

I have a picture and I want to fix and lock its position in MS Word 2007. I have done this: Select the picture. On the Format menu, click Picture, and then click the Layout tab. Click the ...
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Convert .pdf file to a .mobi file.with Images and text as normal text

First of all I should ask all the readers to not to mark this as DUPLICATE without going through the whole content. I searched well before posting this, and I found many pdf to mobi question, I think ...
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Batch Renaming files (and possibly switching parts of the name)

I am organizing 60,000+ images, and need to edit down their names. I would love to just do a batch rename, as this would likely take 60+ hours otherwise. The names are similar to what follows: ...