showing a GIF or JPG to a sighted friend, from the console?
andor at nl.linux.org
Fri Dec 3 14:04:30 UTC 2004
just install zgv, will do the trick for ya
On Fri, 3 Dec 2004, Christian Schoepplein wrote:
> On Fr, Dez 03, 2004 at 01:43:56 +0100, Osvaldo La Rosa wrote:
> > the question may sound very strange, but I would like to know if there
> > exist a tool for showing a jpg or gif to a sighted person, on the
> > console, without needing X?
> If a simple ASCII file is good enough to, you could redirect the output
> of /dev/vcsX in to a file. The command
> cat /dev/vcs0 > tty0.txt
> redirects the content of your first console to the file tty0.txt. Maybe
> thats enough for your needs and you don't have to play arround with anny
> tools for gif or jpeg.
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