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Old 09-15-2009, 11:55 AM   #1
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convert


where is the 'convert' command that allows me to convert .tiff into .jpg???
(in what Debian package)
why oh why is it so hard to find it

(using Debian testing)
 
Old 09-15-2009, 12:06 PM   #2
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Old 09-15-2009, 03:26 PM   #3
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where is the 'convert' command that allows me to convert .tiff into .jpg???
(in what Debian package)
why oh why is it so hard to find it

(using Debian testing)
1. Translate: s/where is the 'convert' command/whereis convert/

2. $ whereis convert

convert: /usr/bin/convert /usr/share/man/man1/convert.1.gz

3. $ man convert

... "The convert program is a member of the ImageMagick(1) suite of tools."

If these aren't the results you get, try:

Code:
# yum install imagemagick
-- or --

Code:
# apt-get install imagemagick
 
Old 09-15-2009, 03:50 PM   #4
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You can use the apt-cache program to tell you which package any given file is contained in.
 
Old 09-16-2009, 12:00 PM   #5
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# apt-get install apt-file
# apt-file update
$ apt-file find /usr/bin/convert

# apt-get install imagemagick

You should also be able to use gimp, but not CLI friendly to most.
 
Old 09-16-2009, 01:51 PM   #6
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Did I say apt-cache? I meant apt-file. Mea culpa.
 
  


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