Superb applications for graphics or photo processing darktable and rawtherapee

If you need to process images, use darktable and rawtherapee To install in Xubuntu or Ubuntu, open a terminal window and enter the following commands: $ sudo apt-get install darktable rawtherapee <enter> Once you are done, go ahead and process photographs like a professional. Need I say that this is a good combination to substitute … Continue reading Superb applications for graphics or photo processing darktable and rawtherapee

Android Virtual device emulator not starting up or very slow with error sh: 1: glxinfo: not found

Android Virtual device emulator not starting up or very slow with error sh: 1: glxinfo: not found takes a very long time to start the emulator and finally returns with an error. To resolve the above error, do following: $ sudo apt-get install lib64stdc++6 <enter> Then create a link to the new 64 bit libraries … Continue reading Android Virtual device emulator not starting up or very slow with error sh: 1: glxinfo: not found

Convert any image file to pdf in Linux

Linux has a convert command that can manipulate images of any popular format from the command line individually or in a batch. In addition¬†to the above, it can also convert image files into PDF files. To try it out,¬† open a terminal window and type following command at the $ prompt: $ convert image.jpg image.pdf … Continue reading Convert any image file to pdf in Linux

Convert and compress PNG files to JPG in bulk

To compress PNG files to JPG, you can follow steps below: I. Convert all PNG files to JPG: Create a script using your favorite Linux text editor and type in the following lines: for i in $(ls *.png); do convert $i $i.jpg done II. Convert the JPG quality to 50% compression To compress the JPG … Continue reading Convert and compress PNG files to JPG in bulk