gThumb 3.2.4 Fixes Jpeg Rotating Error, Install in Ubuntu via PPA

November 13, 2013 — Leave a comment

gThumb 3.2.4

The latest gThumb image viewer and browser 3.2.4 fixed important bugs and updated translations. Among the bugs fixed, we can mention an error when rotating JPEG images, window layout issues with GTK+ 3.10, a crash when opening the preferences dialog, a crash when trying to play a video under special conditions, a crash when moving or copying files, and a crash when using a predefined directory.

The PPA updated just a few hours ago with the new release for Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 12.04, Linux Mint, Pear OS, Elementary OS.

gThumb 3.2.4 in ubuntu 13.10

gThumb 3.2.4 in ubuntu 13.10

gThumb 3.2.4 changelog:

  • organize folder: fixed missing tag icon
  • rotation: removed old workaround for modal dialogs
  • message dialog: set a max label size
  • message dialog: activate the text wrap
  • image rotation: fixed error when using libjpeg_turbo
  • web albums: fixed dialog layout
  • bookmarks: fixed the dialog layout
  • rename series: expand the file list
  • fixed crash when opening the preferences dialog
  • rotation: fixed the image position when rotating
  • Updated Latvian translation
  • about dialog: use the 256 pixel icon instead of the scalable one
  • fixed the browser-mode icon of 16 and 24 pixels size
  • simplified the svg of the scalable app icon
  • Fixed rendering of the color scales
  • Fixed broken window layout with gtk+ 3.10
  • Updated Indonesian translation
  • print: do not destroy an unowned image
  • find duplicates: fixed crash when using a predefined directory
  • fixed crash when copying or moving files
  • selections: avoid possible deadlocks

To get started installing / upgrading the app, press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run command below to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:dhor/myway

Then install gThumb 3.2.4 after checking for update:

sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install gthumb

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