Compress PNG Images on Linux

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PNG images already use DEFLATE data compression algorithm involving a combination of LZ77 and Huffman coding. But the PNG images can be further compressed by removing non-important metadata or using lossy compression to save storage space and/or data transfer bandwidth. In this post, we introduce 2 compression ways with tools available on Linux. Lossless compression
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Good open-source and free scanner software for Windows?

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Any suggestions on good open-source and free scanner software for Windows? NAPS2 (Not Another PDF Scanner 2) is my favorite opensource scanner software on Windows: http://naps2.sourceforge.net/ Scan documents to PDF and other file types, as simply as possible. NAPS2 is a document scanning application with a focus on simplicity and ease of use. Scan your
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How to convert .pptx slides to .jpg or .png images on Linux in command line?

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How to convert .pptx slides to .jpg or .png images on Linux in command line? This following method works best for me. First, convert .pptx file to .pdf using libreoffice: libreoffice –headless –convert-to pdf file.pptx –headless makes libreoffice run in batch mode and not start the GUI. The pdf file will be named file.pdf by
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Customizing Fonts in Gnome 3

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Gnome 3 is great and I can understand that it emphasizes on simplicity. However, the configuration settings for Gnome 3 does not provide tools for certain functions that I need. One of them is customizing the fonts. This post will summarize the tools/tips that I adopted to customize the fonts in Gnome 3. Usually, the
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An Online JPG to EPS Converter

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Converting the JPG images to EPS is frequently need especially when write documents in LaTeX. I introduced how to Convert JPG Images to EPS on Linux. However, not everyone have a Linux box available at any time. We set up an Online JPG to EPS Converter to help people convert JPG to EPS. Convert JPG
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How to Take Screenshots in MPlayer

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Taking screenshots in mplayer is simple. mplayer can also take continuous snapshots. Enable screenshot filter When we want to take screenshots when playing video, first we need to set the “-vf screenshot” option: $ mplayer -vf screenshot video.file If we want to enable the screenshot filter by default, we may put the option by adding
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