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Old 03-03-2008, 09:48 AM   #1
m2azer
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xv replacement


Hello all,

Is there a replacement for xv? according to what i read online it doesn't seem to be any updated package for xv since 1999


http://eh3.com/blog_20070331.html
ftp://ftp.cis.upenn.edu/pub/xv/

we needed a solution for people to have on certalizied server where people can use it to edit images through the termainal and X win.

any similar software to xv that do the same??

Thanks
 
Old 03-03-2008, 10:31 AM   #2
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Although xv is no longer actively developed by its creator, I believe there is an active community still adding functionality. Indeed, one of the links you supplied would indicate that is the case.

Nevertheless, as alternatives, I use kuickshow to display my images, but it has limited editing capabilities (rotate, flip etc.).

How much editing do you foresee necessary? Perhaps ImageMagick (www.imagemagick.org/) can do what you need? It's a pretty powerful suite of applications.

A quick google also threw up netpbm (http://netpbm.sourceforge.net/), although I've never heard of it.
 
  


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