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Linux.com: CLI Magic: Viewing Pictures on the Console with fbida

May 23, 2006, 05:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Manolis Tzanidakis)

"Fbida (previously known as fbi) is an image viewer for the Linux console. Some people--console veterans included--might find the idea of viewing pictures on the console a little bit silly; why not just use X Windows and a graphical viewer or even a photo editor? The answer to that question varies from 'running X on my server is not an option, but I'd like to be able to view some pictures while I'm waiting for the compilation of a new kernel to finish' to 'because I can.' Pick your excuse and read on to find out more about fbida..."

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