Bug 468928 - gqview can't "Edit in The Gimp..."
gqview can't "Edit in The Gimp..."
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gqview (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Michael Schwendt
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Reported: 2008-10-28 18:01 EDT by Christopher Beland
Modified: 2008-10-28 19:27 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-10-28 18:36:13 EDT
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Description Christopher Beland 2008-10-28 18:01:09 EDT
If I right-click on an image in gqview and select "Edit" and then "in The Gimp...", nothing happens, other than that I get the error "Unknown option -n" on the xterm from which I started gqview.  The image should open in gimp. This is with:

gqview-2.0.4-6.i386
gimp-2.4.7-3.fc9.i386

Oddly, "gimp -n" does work on the command line, and /usr/bin/gimp is the only one in my path.
Comment 1 Michael Schwendt 2008-10-28 18:36:13 EDT
That's an old setting saved in your local config file.

Please edit $HOME/.gqview/gqviewrc and delete the external_1
option, then restart GQview.

Alternatively, reconfigure inside GQview Preferences to run
"gimp-remote %f" for The Gimp.

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Also note the existence of "Geeqie", a fork of the GQview, which
is being developed further. Package in Fedora is "geeqie".
Comment 2 Christopher Beland 2008-10-28 19:27:15 EDT
That solution fixed the problem.  Thanks for the tip about geeqie, too; I just installed it and it looks spiffy.

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