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Old 10-15-2012, 07:04 AM   #4861
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I would go with virtualbox, not sure if anyone suggested or not, honestly not sure if that is even related or possible for being ported, but i think it would come handy across.

Don't get me wrong im just a beginner.
 
Old 10-15-2012, 07:09 AM   #4862
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I would go with virtualbox, not sure if anyone suggested or not, honestly not sure if that is even related or possible for being ported, but i think it would come handy across.

Don't get me wrong im just a beginner.
No need -- it's already here: https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Linux_Downloads
Enjoy!
 
Old 10-16-2012, 02:57 AM   #4863
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This thread is for letting vendors know that there is interest in porting one of their programs to Linux. Let us know what programs you would like to see ported and why. Details such as how much you would be willing to pay may be helpful as well. If there is enough interest for certain programs I will even contact the vendor myself.

--jeremy
Oziexplorer.exe I can run it with wine but I'd much prefer a unix native version.
 
Old 10-16-2012, 03:11 PM   #4864
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IrfanView

This is one of the programs I miss.
There is a lot of image viewers in Linux, but none is close in options and facility of use.

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Old 10-16-2012, 05:46 PM   #4865
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Close to what? And what exactly are you missing in the ones you have tried?

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Old 10-17-2012, 10:24 AM   #4866
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I have the 64 bit version of Megeia 2 installed and would love to see Seamonkey and Flock web browsers ported. They have the 32 bit versions but I have not been able to find a seamonkey or flock version that will install and run on Megeia 2.
 
Old 10-17-2012, 02:06 PM   #4867
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IrfanView

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Close to what? And what exactly are you missing in the ones you have tried?

jlinkels
Irfanview is a FAST viewer with two things that I do all the
time; where can I get the same fast functionality on Linux?

Here's what Irfanview does (for me) fast & easy on Windows:
1. Irfanview allows instant cropping (without having to hit menus ... you
just open the file fast, left-click select the bounding box, and hit
control+y to crop and control+s to save)

2. Irfanview can then save the digital photo easily to a specified
640x480 pixel size & file (with a simple control+r to resize and control
+ s to save); and Irfanview remembers your last settings so you can
easily repeat.

3. Irfanview does an horrendous job of texting and adding curved pointers
though (which is Irfanview's only major simple-editing fault).

On Ubuntu, I've tried to reproduce those three simple tasks with Gimp
(slow & cumbersome as a sloth), KolourPaint, GNU Paint, F-Spot, Krita,
XPaint, etc. but all are either SLOOOOOOW and/or take too many button
clicks to simply crop and resize and text a picture. Most can't draw
arrows to save their life (not like Paint.NET anyway).

I know this question isn't easy - but what is a good (fast) program on
Linux that can do the following three common tasks quickly:
a) Open up fast
b) Easily crop & save to a standard 640x480 pixel & 150KB file size.
c) Text and draw arrows

(Admittedly texting and arrowing is the hardest feature to find as all
will text but most are horrid at texting because they don't let you see
what you're typing where and while you're typing it and almost none can
do a decent curved arrow)

rolesp
 
Old 10-17-2012, 06:23 PM   #4868
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I haven't used IrFanview because I don't do anything on Windows, but many users say gThumb is a good alternative to IrFanview.

I use gThumb as well, and it is fast and cropping and resizing is fast in the sense that it takes a minimum amount of clicks.

Since you refer to remembered settings from one session to the next you might want to consider Imagemagick. This is command line (maybe unusual or hard to a Windows user), but it is the fastest way to process a series of pictures. Either by recalling the command line or writing a very simple loop in a bash script. Texting and putting an overlay to pictures is also possible.

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Old 10-18-2012, 10:29 AM   #4869
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You could also try XNView. IMO it's got even more quick-edits than Irfan does, not to mention the most powerful batch editing GUI I've seen thus far - all possible edits can be set to run in any order you'd like in an infinite list of edits, saved and recalled. The viewer has all these edits built-in and you can customize the keyboard shortcuts to work the same as IrfanView's does. And it's got a linux beta version.
 
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Old 10-18-2012, 10:53 AM   #4870
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Adobe to continue support for Flash player for Linux. They are stopping support except for security updates. Nothing newer than 11.2. (latest version is 11.4)
 
Old 10-18-2012, 02:41 PM   #4871
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You can get 11.4 if you use Chrome as browser.
 
Old 10-18-2012, 03:45 PM   #4872
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IrfanView

Thank you jlinkels and irneb for your suggestions, going to try both progs.

The Irfanview developer is not interesed in a linux port, because he says that it works ok under wine, but I prefer either a linux port or a linux program that suits my needs.

I have tested Imagemagick, is good, lot of otions, but prefer a gui app.

Now testing Fotoxx, is easy to use, has a lot of tools, but only supports tiff, png and jpeg formats.

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Old 10-19-2012, 01:05 PM   #4873
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You could also try XNView. IMO it's got even more quick-edits than Irfan does, not to mention the most powerful batch editing GUI I've seen thus far - all possible edits can be set to run in any order you'd like in an infinite list of edits, saved and recalled. The viewer has all these edits built-in and you can customize the keyboard shortcuts to work the same as IrfanView's does. And it's got a linux beta version.
XnView (or more accurately XnViewMP - "multi platform") is good.
 
Old 10-20-2012, 10:10 PM   #4874
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Dream Weaver

#1 Dream Weaver
#2 Photoshop
#3 All the PavTube programs like ByteCopy.
#4 I would like to have added iTunes as number one but I really hate that their music file are not mp3s so I'M not sure this should be on the list but I'M going to go ahead and put it here anyway. I haven't found a single music play on Linux that is half as good as iTunes or does half as good a job at running my iPod.

Don't forget to look at the games, I added Half-Life. Though it came out in 1998 it remains my favorite game ever made.
 
Old 10-21-2012, 08:45 AM   #4875
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#1 Dream Weaver
#2 Photoshop
#3 All the PavTube programs like ByteCopy.
#4 I would like to have added iTunes as number one but I really hate that their music file are not mp3s so I'M not sure this should be on the list but I'M going to go ahead and put it here anyway. I haven't found a single music play on Linux that is half as good as iTunes or does half as good a job at running my iPod.

Don't forget to look at the games, I added Half-Life. Though it came out in 1998 it remains my favorite game ever made.
Garett,

This comment is intended without any disrespect, but as it seems you do want Window philosophy, but prefer to run it on Linux.

Dreamweaver is a typical "don't care what happens but it is easy and it looks nice on the web site" program.

Pavtube/Bytecope I haven't used, but the Linux suite for ripping, converting and burning is about as extended as any byte in the specification can describe. But you have to learn such an application, it is not a Windows carbon copy. If you want it identical, why not use Windows.

The same goes for iTunes. Closed format comes with iTunes, so you can benefit of all the iTunes properties. You can't have iTunes and mp3. (Blame Apple)

So why do you try to move away from Windows? It is a perfect platform running all the applications you prefer. If Windows has sufficient disadvantages which makes you to move away, accept that you have to adapt your workflow as well. Linux is simply not Windows without the crap. It is something else.

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