Replacing GIMP

Bruno Benitez gridcube at
Thu Jul 28 22:59:40 UTC 2011

2011/7/26 Kristian Rink <kawazu at>

> Am Tue, 26 Jul 2011 14:19:53 +0300
> schrieb Jarno Suni <jarno.ilari.suni at>:
> > I think eog is not bad, it does not use very much RAM, but it is not
> > as responsive and does not have as much features as geeqie, which BTW
> > recommends imagemagick.
> I wonder what kind of features a "default" image viewer should provide?
> Rationale: On each of my boxes, apart from having gimp (which still is
> my favorite and #1 image processing tool), I end up with installing
> gthumb these days even on Xubuntu. Why? Because so far I haven't found
> a straightforward and lightweight image viewer that nicely fits into
> the XFCE user interface and allows for easy and quick scaling of
> digital images downloaded off my camera. imagemagick surely can do so
> but it doesn't really have a pleasant UI. ;) I'd easily and quickly go
> with eog, ristretto, gpicview or any of these if they were capable of
> providing this feature - this is the only feature I use in there which
> makes me feel bad for having to wait for Gimp to start up.
> Cheers,
> Kristian
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It's a work in progress, but i think its a start :D

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