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GEEQIE(1) User Commands GEEQIE(1)

Geeqie - GTK based multiformat image viewer

geeqie [options] [path]

Geeqie is an interactive GTK based image viewer that supports multiple image formats, zooming, panning, thumbnails and sorting images into collections.

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Geeqie 2.0.1

start with blank file list
run cache maintenance in non-GUI mode
disable use of Clutter library (i.e. GPU accel.)
start in full screen mode
set main window location
show this message

-l, --list [files] [collections] open collection window for command line

open a new instance of Geeqie
save log data to file
send following commands to open window
print remote command list
start in slideshow mode
+t, --with-tools
force show of tools
force hide of tools
print version info
+w, --show-log-window
show log window
turn on debug output
filter debug output

previous image
close window
load configuration from FILE
clean the metadata cache
render thumbnails
render thumbnails recursively
render thumbnails (see Help)
render thumbnails recursively (see Help)
clear or clean shared thumbnail cache
clear or clean thumbnail cache
set slide show delay to Hrs Mins N.M seconds
first image
toggle full screen
open FILE or URL, bring Geeqie window to the top
open FILE or URL, bring Geeqie window to the top
open FILE or URL, do not bring Geeqie window to the top
open FILE or URL, do not bring Geeqie window to the top
start full screen
stop full screen
set window geometry
get collection content
get collection list
get destination path of FILE (See Plugins Configuration)
get file info
get list of files and class
get list of files and class recursive
get rectangle co-ordinates
get render intent
get list of sidecars of FILE
window id for following commands
last image
add FILE to command line collection list
clear command line collection list
run lua script on FILE
new window
next image
print pixel info of mouse pointer on current image
terminate returned data with null character instead of newline
use PWD as working directory for following commands
bring the Geeqie window to the top
bring the Geeqie window to the top
toggle slide show
start recursive slide show in FOLDER
start slide show
stop slide show
print filename [and Collection] of current image
+t --tools-show
show tools
hide tools
open FILE in new window
open FILE in new window
All other command line parameters are used as plain files if they exist.
The name of a collection, with or without either path or extension (.gqv) may be used.

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Copyright (C) 1999-2004 by John Ellis. Copyright (C) 2004-2022 by The Geeqie Team. Use this software at your own risk! This software released under the GNU General Public License. Please read the COPYING file for more information.

Full documentation:

August 2022 Geeqie 2.0.1 GTK3