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7 Tasks You Shouldn’t Use a GUI For

Jul 30, 2009, 17:34 (2 Talkback[s])
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Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

"1. Resizing images
Unless you are doing some sort of cropping there is no reason to load up Photoshop or the Gimp. A simple command will usually suffice for almost all your image resizing needs.

convert -resize 300 image.jpg image-small.jpg

"If you finding yourself doing lots of image resizing during the day, this command could potentially save you a LOT of time. You can even do mass image resizing.

"2. Adding a Drop Shadow to an Image
I found myself spending a ton of time adding drop shadows to images. Using a simple command I was able to create drop shadows in seconds."

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