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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.

Generated for version:

Geeqie 1.7.2

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

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

-n, --new-instance
open a new instance of Geeqie
-o:, --log-file:<file>
save log data to file
-r, --remote
send following commands to open window
-rh, --remote-help
print remote command list
-s, --slideshow
start in slideshow mode
+t, --with-tools
force show of tools
-t, --without-tools
force hide of tools
-v, --version
print version info
+w, --show-log-window
show log window
turn on debug output
-g:, --grep:<regexp>
filter debug output

-b --back
previous image
close window
--config-load: <FILE>|layout ID
load configuration from FILE
-cm --cache-metadata
clean the metadata cache
-cr: --cache-render:<folder>
render thumbnails
-crr: --cache-render-recurse:<folder>
render thumbnails recursively
-crs: --cache-render-shared:<folder>
render thumbnails (see Help)
-crsr: --cache-render-shared-recurse:<folder>
render thumbnails recursively (see Help)
-cs: --cache-shared:clear|clean
clear or clean shared thumbnail cache
-ct: --cache-thumbs:clear|clean
clear or clean thumbnail cache
-d --delay=<[H:][M:][N][.M]>
set slide show delay to Hrs Mins N.M seconds
first image
-f --fullscreen
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
-fs --fullscreen-start
start full screen
-fS --fullscreen-stop
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
--lua:<FILE>,<lua script>
run lua script on FILE
new window
-n --next
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
-q --quit
bring the Geeqie window to the top
bring the Geeqie window to the top
-s --slideshow
toggle slide show
start recursive slide show in FOLDER
-ss --slideshow-start
start slide show
-sS --slideshow-stop
stop slide show
print filename [and Collection] of current image
+t --tools-show
show tools
-t --tools-hide
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.

Please send bug reports and feedback to

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:
January 2022 Geeqie 1.7.2 GTK3

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