Pix Image Viewer, simple and useful image editor on Manjaro

Pix is a nice, simple Image Viewer and Editor that comes with Linux Mint 18.1. It comes with pretty simple user interface but its very easy to use. Pix 1.2.1 can be installed through Manjaro Pamac software manager.

Pix Image Viewer was developed based on gThumb Image Viewer. The browser mode will display image thumbnails of any images found on the selected folder. The detailed metadata of the selected image will be displayed on the left panel. We can also configure the layout of the main window as well.

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We can easily add comment, title, date and some other information to our images. This is a useful tool to better manage and tag your picture collections.

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The basic tool such as rotate, resize, convert to other format can be reached from the Tools menu on Pix main window. It can instantly export your current image to other format such as PNG, JPG, Tiff, TGA and WebP image.

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The resize menu offers a basic resize mode.

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Double click an image to enter the full screen mode where we can use Page Up and Page Down button for navigation.

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Edit Image with Pix Image Viewer

Now lets try the image editing feature on this application. Click the Edit button on the top right to open the edit menu where you can find some adjustment tools. Unfortunately there is no slider for the contrast menu, so we cannot change it manually.

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Install Pix on Manjaro

sudo pacman -S pix

In my case, I also install clutter-gtk to run Pix properly.

sudo pacman -S clutter-gtk


How to connect to MariaDB Server on Manjaro

Hello Manjaro users, now we will learn how to connect to our MariaDB server from command line. This simple tutorial will show you how to connect to local MariaDB Server via Terminal command line. After we log in, we can do many things but at this time I will show you how to connect. In the future, I will show you more. 

Log in to MariaDb server via Terminal

mysql -u root -p
The command will log in as root user. 

Install OwnCloud Client on Manjaro 16.10

Install OwnCloud Client on Manjaro 16.10-Owncloud Client is the Desktop sync application that is needed to synchronize the Owncloud server with local computer. This tutorial is going to show you how to install Owncloud Cleint on Manjaro 16.10. Owncloud Desktop Sync Client is available on Manjaro repository.

Step to install Owncloud Client on Manjaro

Step 1. Open Add/Remove Software
Step 2. Type owncloud on the search box
Step 3. Select owncloud-client from the list
Step 4. Press Apply to confirm the installation

Once the installation completed, run Owncloud client to configure the remote Owncloud server.