Questions tagged as ['eog']

`eog` stands for Eye of GNOME, which is the default GNOME image viewer.
Score: 1
Will a Gnome 4 snap run with Gnome 3?
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I want to try a more recent image viewer, Eye Of Gnome (eog) version 4. My computer is running Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS which uses Gnome version 3.

I removed eog 3.36.3 using

sudo apt remove eog

and installed version 40.2 using

sudo snap install eog

snap list now tells me I have:

eog 40.2 602 latest/stable canonical✓ -

Sadly this snap install of eog doesn't work. In /var/log/syslog I see the f ...

Score: 0
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Image Viewer Not Showing PNGs?
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I can't view PNGs using the image viewer, it shows up as a transparent square. The image opens fine in GIMP. Other files such as JPEGs show up in image viewer. I've tried uninstall/reinstalling it and the problem still persists. It's a bit buggy in general, as the minimize and close buttons at the top right disappear when I hover over them. The image viewer was working fine last week.

Screenshot of ...

Score: 14
How to add WebP support to Eye of GNOME
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WebP image files are becoming more and more common on the web. Eye of GNOME (eog) doesn't support it out-of-the-box. Some browsers do, and ImageMagick just installing webp package (magick/convert -list format).

A simple search let you to webp-pixbuf-loader but might be not that easy for beginners.


Score: 0
Iain avatar
Image viewer loads slowly or not at all with larger images 20.04
cn flag

Image Viewer / EoG seems to be the only affected program

The issue started recently.
Smaller images are loading a little slowly, greater than 10mb do not load at all, and seem to hang the program/ partially unresponsive for a short time.

Gimp has no issues.
Images greater than 100mb load fast within guest Win7 VM.
Saw a post about VM being an issue, tried without other programs open after restart, ...

Score: 0
hengg47 avatar
eog, unable to init server: Could not connect: Connection refused
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I know that there are a billion questions about this same problem, but nothing seems to work for me. I am running Ubuntu 18.04 in a VirtualBox.

When I try using eog to open an image, it gives me this error:

unable to init server: Could not connect: Connection refused

and this one:

(eog:1465): Gtk-WARNING**: 17:22:42.552: cannot open display: :0"

I have looked at so many solutions to this problem. So fa ...