eog won't load or display large jpg images

Bug #1632195 reported by Karl Lindheimer on 2016-10-11
This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
eog (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

eog (image viewer) in Ubuntu 16.04 won't display large (~5.0 mb filesize or larger) jpg images. It used to work fine with images from my Canon T3i DSLR now it just displays a blank screen. eog still works with smaller sized images like those from an iphone

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: eog 3.18.2-1ubuntu2.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-42.62-generic 4.4.21
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-42-generic i686
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.1
Architecture: i386
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Tue Oct 11 00:39:43 2016
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-06-10 (123 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release i386 (20160420.1)
SourcePackage: eog
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in eog (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in eog (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High

It also affects PNG files. 14.1MB 16000x14000 PNG file, no thumbnail, image viewer shows all black. Other applications can open the image just fine including browsers.

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