2018-05-06 GNU/Linux supports an extensive collection of
graphics packages that rival the best traditional commercial
products. In this chapter we focus on specific tasks. Individual
chapters cover the general usage of different graphics packages. The
tools that are discussed in this chapter include:
- eog: Eye of gnome image viewer;
- gpick: A colour picking tool;
- graphviz: A markup language for generating graphs in
a variety of output formats, including xfig.
- gthumb: A graphics file browser that displays
Related chapters include:
- Chapter 40gimp: The Gnome Image
Manipulation Program is an alternative to Adobe PhotoShop for
sophisticated image manipulation and graphics creation. It is one of
the most respected GNU/Linux tools.
- Chapter 49imagemagick: Extensive
library for command line image manipulations. Essentially every kind
of image manipulation is supported by imagemagick. This
includes image transparency, screen capture, and very many more.
Also see R (Chapter 85) for tools to generate graphics
particularly in the context of data analysis.
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