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

How to create image map using LibreOffice Impress for use on a web page

My objective was to create an image map of a slide I created using LibreOffice Impress. See this link for the result. Here is how I went about it: Create a presentation or flow diagram with the shapes you want, in LibreOffice Impress. Save the presentation as an ODP file, which is the default LibreOffice … Continue reading How to create image map using LibreOffice Impress for use on a web page

How to use uploaded image with WordPress post if you cannot use “Upload Media” button

I have an instance of my own of WordPress installed on my web site. In some posts, I need to use images to illustrate and explain certain topics. To do this, the image has to be uploaded to a folder within wp-content and then use the name of the image file to display on the … Continue reading How to use uploaded image with WordPress post if you cannot use “Upload Media” button

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

Clonezilla – Clone your hard disk for free

Finally, I got down to save myself the pain of re-installing operating systems if my installation got corrupt. You can do so, by using any disk imaging or cloning tool like Ghost for Linux, Symantec/Norton Ghost or even a free tool like Clonezilla available at http://www.clonezilla.org. It is free Saves diskspace by compressing the images … Continue reading Clonezilla – Clone your hard disk for free