wither pnmtops and pnmcrop

Michael Hennebry hennebry at web.cs.ndsu.nodak.edu
Sun Nov 27 00:36:20 UTC 2011

On Sat, 26 Nov 2011, Cameron Simpson wrote:

> On 25Nov2011 20:28, Michael Hennebry <hennebry at web.cs.ndsu.nodak.edu> wrote:
> | Unable to figure out how to do what I wanted in gimp,
> | I went looking for pnmcrop.
> | I had gimp out because I hadn't been able to find pnmtops.
> | Cropping stumped me, so I went looking again.
> | Eventually I figured out that I didn't have the right package installed.
> | yum provides told me netpbm.
> | yum install netpbm ran to completion without complaint,
> | but I still don't have any netpbm tools.
> | I even did a find from / as root.
> | Not there.
> | What is going on and how do I fix it?
> | 
> | I'm running FC14.
> Hmm. I have an FC12 box here where pnmtops comes from "netpbm-progs".
> "yum info netpbm" and "yum info netpbm-progs" says the former is the
> library and the latter a bunch of scripts built on it.

I knew that and then promptly forgot it.
Wait a sec while I find another hat, the one with my head in it.


Michael   hennebry at web.cs.ndsu.NoDak.edu
"On Monday, I'm gonna have to tell my kindergarten class,
whom I teach not to run with scissors,
that my fiance ran me through with a broadsword."  --  Lily

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