There are several types of image files. Some images are created using sophisticated software packages, while others are made from digital cameras and scanners. You may have downloaded some of these image files from the Internet or received them in an email. You may also want to create your own images to send to others. You can view and manipulate the most common types of image files using the many applications included in Red Hat Linux.
This chapter shows you how to work with images using the major image-capable software in Red Hat Linux.
One of the major applications that you can use for image files — OpenOffice.org Draw — is covered in Chapter 11.