Kim (Kde Image Menu)

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Description:

* FEATURES:
This is an image Kde servicemenu which allows to:
- compress images,
- resize images,
- convert images,
- rotate images,
- rename images,
- resize and send by mail images,
- and more other actions !
This servicemenu use ImageMagick and Mpegtools.
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* PUBLICATIONS:
- Linux magzines published in its issue of May 2005 an article devoted to Kde Image Menu (Kim) ! (See www.linux-magazine.com)
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* NEWS:
- Kim is now available for KDE 4.x!
Last changelog:

11 years ago

Release Kim4-0.9.5 (for kde >= 4.x):
- first available version for KDE 4.x!
Release kim-0.9.5 (for kde >= 3.3):
- auto-rotate images from EXIF informations.
Release kim-0.9.4 (for kde >= 3.3):
- create a html gallery works correctly (with portrait or landscape images).
- send by mail works correctly now!
Release kim-0.9.2 (for kde >= 3.3):
- create a "pí¨le-mí¨le" with your pictures (see http://bouveyron.free.fr/kim/images/pele-mele.jpg for a demo),
- some bugs fixed ...
Release kim-0.9.1 (for kde >= 3.3):
- sort images by date (rename the images using EXIF informations),
- some bugs fixed ...
Release kim-0.9.0 (for kde >= 3.3):
- export in a gif animation,
- export in a flash slideshow for all image format now !(demo: http://bouveyron.free.fr/kim/slideshow),
- export in a html galery(demo: http://bouveyron.free.fr/kim/galery),
- and some improvements ...
Release kim-0.8.4 (for kde >= 3.3):
- Fix some bugs ...
Release kim-0.8.3 (for kde >= 3.3):
- Fix security issues by using temporary files,
- Fix UTF-8 encoding issues in desktop files,
- Fix copyrights and other licensing stuff.

jeffou60

14 years ago

You can't have a X connection in being su.
It's a graphic installer !!
cd path/ (where is kim)
sudo ./install.sh
password: (user password)

It won't be the user password if you've changed some options, in this case try root passwd.

It will be the same for all the graphical application working on a directory where user doesn't have the writting right.

The other way is to choose the non graphical login in kdm and log at root
then you type startx
Try this way if the other doesn't succed.

It's a wonderfull apps !
No need to use imagemagick again !!

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daviddi

14 years ago

Nevertheless I got the error you had too, the KIMmenu is available (under actionsmenu) when right clicking on a picture in konqueror. I tried resizing a selection of files and it works.
Hope it works for you too!

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zi99y

14 years ago

Thanks! Absolutely right, it works fine and I hadn't noticed.

Very nice tool, mucho thanks to the dev.

Can't work out how to add rotate left to the toolbar - it's not available in the addable list - rotate right is already appearing though

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cbouveyron

14 years ago

Kim 0.9.0 is available in rpm for SuSE:
http://ftp.gwdg.de/pub/linux/suse/apt/SuSE/10.0-i386/RPMS.suser-oc2pus/
http://ftp.gwdg.de/pub/linux/suse/apt/SuSE/9.3-i386/RPMS.suser-oc2pus/
and src.rpm:
http://ftp.gwdg.de/pub/linux/suse/apt/SuSE/10.0-i386/SRPMS.suser-oc2pus/

Thanks to Toni (suser-oc2pus) ...

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cbouveyron

14 years ago

You can also add this repository in your source.list if you use apt (like me !).

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blurymind

14 years ago

THANK YOU!

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gohanz

14 years ago

A SlackWare TGz package with SlackBuild Script is Ready to DownLoad!!!

http://www.slacky.it/

http://www.slacky.it/index.php?option=com_remository&Itemid=1&func=fileinfo&filecatid=1014&parent=category

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Selecter

14 years ago

...
kbuildsycoca: WARNING: '/usr/share/applications/mplayer.desktop' specifies undefined mimetype/servicetype 'video/vnd.vivo'
Invalid entry (missing '=') at /tmp/kde-root/kconf_updatevZvkVa.tmp:1
Installation aborted. Good bye.
localhost kim # ./install.sh
kbuildsycoca running...
Installation aborted. Good bye

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legluondunet

14 years ago

Hello,

1°)to uninstall it on debian, you have to edit install.sh and modify this two lines:
rm $kdeinstdir/share/apps/konqueror/servicemenus/kim*.desktop
rm $kdeinstdir/bin/kim*
--> put the options "-rf" at the command rm to force the deletion

2°)to use the album in pdf fonction, you have to edit "vi /usr/bin/kim_album" and modify this line:
KIMDIR=`mktemp -d "$KDEHOME"/tmp-"$HOST"/kim.XXXXXXXX` || exit 1
with:
KIMDIR=`mktemp -d "$HOME"/tmp/kim.XXXXXXXX` || exit 1

This help is only a good help only if you have the same debian configuration as me.

Thanks for this very good app.

XMANN.

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daviddi

14 years ago

Hello,
I would really like to try this on my kubuntu 5.1 box with kde 3.5.2. However I get this error: when I do sudo ./install.sh:

Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
Xlib: No protocol specified

kdeinit: Can't connect to the X Server.
kdeinit: Might not terminate at end of session.
Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
Xlib: No protocol specified

kded: cannot connect to X server :0.0
kded: ERROR: KUniqueApplication: Registering failed!
kded: ERROR: Communication problem with kded, it probably crashed.


Installation completed. Good bye.
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thanks in advance!

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cbouveyron

14 years ago

Hello, you can naturally install Kim in root:

> su
> ./install.sh

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Cypress

14 years ago

No, you can't. It doesn't work even with "su -"

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BorgQueen

14 years ago

The flash creator doesn't seem to work. I create the file but it just plays the swirly intro/ending thing.

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cbouveyron

14 years ago

Hello,


Ok, but I need additional informations to solve this problem! Perhaps, the pictures haven't been copied in the right directory! Check if the rights on your files and/or directory are ok!

Other people tested? I'm waitting for your comments on these two new tools...

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amigib

14 years ago

Making flash slideshow works perfectly :) but making mpeg movie rather not. It just initializing images2mpg and nothing, program stays in ram (0,5% cpu only) and movie is not made. :/

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cbouveyron

14 years ago

Hello, I found by myself the bug! The flash slideshow works only with jpeg images. Thus, I modified the script to convert in jpeg the images. Now, it seems to work!

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blurymind

14 years ago

Thank you for bringing us another version of this wonderful kde service menu!
You cannot imagine how much easier this makes my life.

:D

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Temujin12

15 years ago

First off, this is a wonderfull application. I always thought it was overkill to use large image manipulation suites just to batch simple actions.

That said, I noticed a potential problem when doing the re-size. If you have an image that has a height greater than its width (vertical image), doing a custom re-size action of '900 x 900' shrinks it so the width is 900. The height remains proportionally greater than 900. However, if the image width is greater than the image height (horizontal image) it re-sizes the width to 900 but the height is proportionally smaller so it is not a problem.

It seems to me that when you enter '900 x 900' it should re-size the image so that regardless of whether it is vertical or horizontal it will be re-sized so that both the width and height will be less than or equal to the constraints specified.

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gassauer

15 years ago

should become part of standard KDE

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blurymind

14 years ago

I second that!!

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BorgQueen

14 years ago

Agreed, KIM is a very useful tool. A hardy well done to the devs! Thanks!

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benjaminisant

14 years ago

agreed
just the install script deserve more work to me.

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blurymind

14 years ago

it just coppies a bunch of files and puts a ~ at the end of two files.It is very simple.I dont see how it can be made better.No idea why it didnt work here.I suggest that you inslude a HowTo to kims readme file that has a 'How to install kim by hand if the install script doesnt work'(I can write one if you want to (?)

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billblood

15 years ago

I get the Install aborted error as well....I'm running FC4 with KDE 3.5

I just installed all the files by hand and it seems to work fine....Only problem is that when I try to use the plugin to create an mpeg I get this error:

Could not find the program 'image2mpg'

I changed the .desktop file from images2mpeg because my distro uses image2mpeg....anyway, the script should be able to find image2mpeg as it is in /usr/local/bin/

any ideas?

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cbouveyron

15 years ago

Hi,

Ok, but it's very surprising that your binary is called image2mpeg ! I'll check this !

Thank you for this comment.

Charles

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11 years ago

Release Kim4-0.9.5 (for kde >= 4.x):
- first available version for KDE 4.x!
Release kim-0.9.5 (for kde >= 3.3):
- auto-rotate images from EXIF informations.
Release kim-0.9.4 (for kde >= 3.3):
- create a html gallery works correctly (with portrait or landscape images).
- send by mail works correctly now!
Release kim-0.9.2 (for kde >= 3.3):
- create a "pí¨le-mí¨le" with your pictures (see http://bouveyron.free.fr/kim/images/pele-mele.jpg for a demo),
- some bugs fixed ...
Release kim-0.9.1 (for kde >= 3.3):
- sort images by date (rename the images using EXIF informations),
- some bugs fixed ...
Release kim-0.9.0 (for kde >= 3.3):
- export in a gif animation,
- export in a flash slideshow for all image format now !(demo: http://bouveyron.free.fr/kim/slideshow),
- export in a html galery(demo: http://bouveyron.free.fr/kim/galery),
- and some improvements ...
Release kim-0.8.4 (for kde >= 3.3):
- Fix some bugs ...
Release kim-0.8.3 (for kde >= 3.3):
- Fix security issues by using temporary files,
- Fix UTF-8 encoding issues in desktop files,
- Fix copyrights and other licensing stuff.

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