Chapter 2.3.1 LXImage¶
LXImage is the default image viewer for Lubuntu.
To open a picture press
Control + O, or press the button that looks like a opening folder. To open a directory full of images press
Control+D or . If you do not like the picture press
Del or . To open a new window of LXImage press
Control +N or . To view the properties of your image by . To view your recently viewed pictures . To reload your file after you save it again press
Control +R or .
If you want to upload a picture to share it online press Start. The URL of the image will then show up from after it is finished uploading. You can then copy the URL by selecting the text pressing
To use LXImage use the arrow to the right to view the next file in the folder and the arrow to the left to view the previous folder. To open an entire directory
Control +D. To save the file as something press
Control+Shift+S or . To save the file with the same file name press
Control+S or .
If you wish to print a picture after viewing it from the
control+ p to bring up a print dialog. To exit the window with a keyboard shortcut press the
To rotate an image to the right press the circular arrow that points to the right, press
R, or go to . To rotate counterclockwise use the circular arrow pointing to the left, press
L, or . To zoom in on a picture press the icon with a magnifying glass with a + symbol on it, , or press
control + +. To zoom out press the button of a magnifying glass with a - symbol in it, or press
control + -.
To flip your image on the vertical axis press
V or . To flip your image on the horizontal axis press
H or .
To copy an image to the clipboard you can. To paste an image to the clipboard .
To view the next picture on your image press the
right arrow or
page down and conversely to view the previous image press the
left arrow or
page up. You can also scroll between different pictures with the mousewheel as well. To jump to the first picture press
home or . To jump to the last picture press
end or .
To view thumbnails of the current directory you can toggle thumbnails by pressing
T or and thumbnails will show at the bottom with a scrollbar at the bottom of the window to view the whole folder. To open the thumbnail of a picture in a another program such as one to edit that picture right click and select the program you want to edit with. To rename an image after viewing it right click on the thumbnail select and type the filename for the picture you want. To move a file to the trash can right click on it and select .
To view the picture entirely at its original size pressor the button with a vertical and horizontal arrow and a folded over bottom right corner. To return your image to its original size press the magnifying button with 1:1 inside it or . To show information about the settings on the camera .
To view the picture as fullscreen press
f11 or . To have a slideshow of you pictures in your current folder . Once you start the slideshow on the toolbar a play pause button will appear on the toolbar.
To edit your images with LXImage there are several buttons on the right hand side of the toolbar. To draw and arrow press the button that looks like an arrow click once where you want the arrow to start and then drag the direction you want the arrow to point and click it where you want the arrowhead to be. To draw a hollow rectangle left click on the button with a hollow rectangle and click and drag to the size of the rectangle you want. To draw a hollow circle annotation press the button that looks like a hollow circle. To draw numbers on your pictures press the 3 button. To stop drawing annotations press the button with a circle with a slash through it.
To change the background color in a window press the button next to Normal background color and then a window will pop up showing your color choice. To change the background color when fullscreen press the button next to Fullscreen background color and the same color picker window will appear. To change how long it takes for a each slide show to change change the Slide show interval (seconds) field. To cancel your changes press the Cancel button. To apply your settings and exit the preference dialog by pressing the OK button.
Lubuntu ships with version 0.14.1 or LXImage.
How to Launch¶
To launch LXImage from the menuor run
from the command line. The icon for LXImage is an orange landscape scene of a sunset.