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nemisis1400
02-21-2010, 12:07 AM
not sure about how many bits i'll get here, but i was wondering if anyone knows of an image viewer for ubuntu like ifranview.

More specifically, something that widens the frame to fit the image when it zooms to 1:1, rather than have the frame stay the same size and I now have to look at the picture by using the scroll bars or resizing the frame each and every time.

Ricky-Ray
02-21-2010, 12:48 AM
Have you tried Picasa?

JDay
02-21-2010, 1:44 AM
Picasa. You can get it here.

http://picasa.google.com/linux/thanks-deb.html

nemisis1400
02-22-2010, 2:35 PM
Anybody have something else besides picasa? when I installed it, i tried clicking on it and it does nothing, gonna try reinstalling but options would be nice.

ocabj
02-22-2010, 3:14 PM
What happens if you run in from CLI?

Any errors on the console? What about in your system log?

nemisis1400
02-22-2010, 3:57 PM
what's CLI? I'm running Ubuntu thru wubi, and fairly new to the whole thing.

nemisis1400
02-22-2010, 4:00 PM
if I run thru terminal, which I think is what you mean by CLI, I get this:

/usr/bin/picasa: line 139: 3234 Segmentation fault "$PIC_BINDIR"/wrapper check_dir.exe.so
/usr/bin/picasa: line 175: 3339 Segmentation fault "$PIC_BINDIR/wrapper" regedit /E $registry_export HKEY_USERS\\S-1-5-4\\Software\\Google\\Picasa\\Picasa2\\Preferences\ \

ocabj
02-22-2010, 5:48 PM
If you google for seg fault errors with Picasa, there are apparently known issues with 2.7 and new Linux distros. Supposedly Beta 3 works fine.

nemisis1400
02-22-2010, 6:01 PM
So nobody has any other options besides picasa?

ocabj
02-23-2010, 9:35 AM
Picasa 3 Beta not working?

ocabj
02-23-2010, 10:59 AM
I took the 30 minutes to install Ubuntu 9.10 in a Parallels VM on my Mac.

Installed Picasa 3 Beta.

Runs fine.

http://www.ocabj.net/gallery2/d/12256-1/ubuntu_910_and_picasa_beta_3-640_001.jpg (http://www.ocabj.net/gallery2/d/12253-1/ubuntu_910_and_picasa_beta_3.jpg)

lazyworm
02-23-2010, 11:01 AM
if I run thru terminal, which I think is what you mean by CLI, I get this:

/usr/bin/picasa: line 139: 3234 Segmentation fault "$PIC_BINDIR"/wrapper check_dir.exe.so
/usr/bin/picasa: line 175: 3339 Segmentation fault "$PIC_BINDIR/wrapper" regedit /E $registry_export HKEY_USERS\\S-1-5-4\\Software\\Google\\Picasa\\Picasa2\\Preferences\ \


Did you install the correct version? I'd guess you're running the windows
version instead of the linux version here.

Also, if you just need a general image viewer, your browser can do that
already.

ocabj
02-23-2010, 11:15 AM
Did you install the correct version? I'd guess you're running the windows
version instead of the linux version here.

Also, if you just need a general image viewer, your browser can do that
already.

No, that seg fault error will also show in the Linux version. I know because I googled for it and as I stated before, this is a known issue with most new Linux distributions and Picasa 2.7.

If he had downloaded the Windows version, there's no way it would even run. Translation: he wouldn't even see a seg fault error.

nemisis1400
02-23-2010, 2:26 PM
well i got picasa beta 3 to work, thing is what I wanted was more along the lines of a light image viewer, this is not. My computer seems to be chugging along at 100% when running this. I said some thing like ifranview because it was simple enough with most of the controls out of the way. The general image viewer is out because it can only fit to screen or go 1:1 and i have to change the frame to fit. Ifranview was good because it opens up like a video file does, shown at 1:1 with the frame flush with the screen, the bare minimum.

lazyworm
02-23-2010, 3:41 PM
well i got picasa beta 3 to work, thing is what I wanted was more along the lines of a light image viewer, this is not. My computer seems to be chugging along at 100% when running this. I said some thing like ifranview because it was simple enough with most of the controls out of the way. The general image viewer is out because it can only fit to screen or go 1:1 and i have to change the frame to fit. Ifranview was good because it opens up like a video file does, shown at 1:1 with the frame flush with the screen, the bare minimum.

If you're handy with command line tools, look at "xv"

ocabj
02-23-2010, 3:51 PM
I've never used Picasa before and when I ran it after install, it looked like a decent image viewer (and editor) to me. It was indexing all my mounted volumes for images, which is probably why it's at 100% usage when you launched it.

As far as the full screen, I ran a slideshow view in Picasa and it full screened the images for me (fit to screen without scrollbars) and I could use the arrow keys to move back and forth.

Again, I've never used Picasa up until 3-4 hours ago just to prove Picasa 3 would work in Ubuntu 9.10, so I'm sure there are probably other ways to do what you want to do if you take a few minutes to play with the program or read some man pages.

Anyway, sorry it doesn't work out for you. Worst case you can try to use WiNE to launch that ifranview app.

Fate
02-23-2010, 3:58 PM
Here's a view of an Ubuntu image. Gotta love the Goode Family...

http://multimedia.heraldinteractive.com/images/a8a7e38fff_27good1.jpg

nemisis1400
02-23-2010, 8:46 PM
If you're handy with command line tools, look at "xv"

took a look at all the work needed for that, and said "thanks but no thanks". I might try it when i have a little more experince.