Geeqie 1.2.3 (Open-Source Image Reader) Has Been Released

As you may know, Geeqie is an open-source and lightweight image viewer, written in Gtk+.

Main features:

  • EXIF, IPTC and XMP metadata browsing and editing
  • interoperability, easy integration with other software
  • geeqie works on files and directories, there is no need to import images
  • fast preview for many raw image formats
  • tools for image comparison, sorting and managing photo collection

The latest version available is Geeqie 1.2.3, which bring the below changes:

  • Rebuild against libexiv2-15.
  • enable-gps in dh_auto_configure.
  • Use 4 processors.
  • Set compression to xz level 9.

Installation instructions:

Up to date packages are available via some third party PPA, so installing the software on Ubuntu is easy. All you need to do is add the PPA to your system, update the local repository index and install the geeqie package:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:anton+/photo-video-apps
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install geeqie

Optional, to remove geeqie, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove geeqie

The installation instructions should work on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf, Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa, Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Deepin 2014, Peppermint 6, Peppermint 5, LXLE 14.04 and Linux Lite 2.

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