How To Install Gwenview 4.11.1 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint And Elementary OS

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Gwenview is a fast and lightweight image viewer, for KDE. The latest version available is Gwenview 4.11.1, being part of the KDE 4.11.1 project.

Among other usuful functions, it allows the users zoom in, zoom out or automatically scale the images to fit the screen, offers the basic photo manipulation functions, like: rotate, mirror, crop, resize and red eye reduction.

In this article I will show you how to install Gwenview 4.11.1 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.

Because it is available via the Kubuntu Backports Repository, installing Gwenview 4.11.1 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Elementary OS is easy. All you have to do is add the repository, update the system and install the gwenview package. Like this:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install gwenview

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2 comments on “How To Install Gwenview 4.11.1 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint And Elementary OS
  1. SteveH says:

    I installed ubuntu 12.04 yesterday, tried installing gwenview, no luck, here is the error message:

    You are about to add the following PPA to your system:
    Backports of new versions of KDE and major KDE apps for Kubuntu which are either too large a change or not yet tested enough to go to Ubuntu Backports.

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