Managing digital images in Linux

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Article from Issue 61/2005
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The Linux environment includes some powerful tools for editing, managing, and scanning digital images.

Modern digital imaging technology offers solutions to some of the problems that have plagued photographers since the invention of the camera. But digital photographs have also introduced new kinds of problems, and the very power of the medium has awakened new possibilities for image processing. All these new possibilities have ushered in a new generation of tools. The Linux environment provides many excellent utilities for viewing, editing, and processing digital photographs, and in this month’s cover story, we’ll examine some of those tools.

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