gwenview: does not rotate images

Charlie Kravetz cjk at
Wed Dec 31 17:00:50 UTC 2008

On Sun, 28 Dec 2008 15:40:01 +0100
Robert Sander <gurubert at> wrote:

> Package: gwenview
> Version: 4:4.1.3-0ubuntu1~intrepid1
> Severity: important
> Hi,
> gewnview does not rotate images when viewing them.
> The icon view (when multiple image files in one directory are shown)
> has the images correctly rotated (landscape or portrait) but when
> opening one portrait image it is shown in landscape mode.
> This did not happen with the gwenview version of Kubuntu 8.04.
> -- System Information:
> Debian Release: lenny/sid
>   APT prefers intrepid-updates
>   APT policy: (500, 'intrepid-updates'), (500, 'intrepid-security'),
> (500, 'intrepid-backports'), (500, 'intrepid') Architecture: i386
> (i686)
> Kernel: Linux 2.6.27-9-generic (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
> Locale: LANG=de_DE at euro, LC_CTYPE=de_DE at euro (charmap=ISO-8859-15)
> (ignored: LC_ALL set to de_DE at euro) Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
> Versions of packages gwenview depends on:
> ii  kdebase-runti 4:4.1.3-0ubuntu1~intrepid1 runtime components from
> the offici ii  kdelibs5      4:4.1.3-0ubuntu1~intrepid4 core
> libraries for all KDE 4 appli ii  libc6
> 2.8~20080505-0ubuntu7      GNU C Library: Shared libraries ii
> libexiv2-4    0.17-1ubuntu1              EXIF/IPTC metadata
> manipulation li ii  libgcc1       1:4.3.2-1ubuntu11          GCC
> support library ii  libjpeg62     6b-14                      The
> Independent JPEG Group's JPEG ii  libkipi5
> 4:4.1.3-0ubuntu1~intrepid1 library for apps that want to use ii
> libqt4-svg    4.4.3-0ubuntu1.1           Qt 4 SVG module ii
> libqtcore4    4.4.3-0ubuntu1.1           Qt 4 core module ii
> libqtgui4     4.4.3-0ubuntu1.1           Qt 4 GUI module ii
> libstdc++6    4.3.2-1ubuntu11            The GNU Standard C++ Library
> v3
> gwenview recommends no packages.
> -- no debconf information

Can you file this on launchpad? I know the system sent it to the users
mailing list, but it never gets worked if it stays here. 

The right place to file bug reports is:

That will give the developers a chance to see if they can fix it.


Charlie Kravetz 
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