[Slackbuilds-users] so-called terminal image viewers

Tim Dickson dickson.tim at googlemail.com
Thu Jun 22 16:42:50 UTC 2023

fbida works just fine.
pass it the list of images and then use pageup/pagedown to navigate, and 
q or esc to quit. (h for help)
fbi smiley.png party.jpg game.bmp
or for viewing all files in the current dir
fbi *

regards, Tim

On 22/06/2023 12:05, dchmelik at gmail.com wrote:
> On 6/22/23 3:47 AM, Ralph Spitzner wrote:
>> dchmelik at gmail.com wrote on 6/22/23 12:02 PM:
>>> Recent years there have been a few so-called 'terminal image 
>>> viewers' SlackBuilds uploaded but in these descriptions people are 
>>> lying through 
>> slackware has fbv....
> No; Slackware has seejpeg (which hasn't worked in years on newer 
> hardware).  SlackBuilds.org (SBo, which isn't (official) Slackware) 
> has fbida & fbv, neither which can go to previous or next images 
> anymore, apparently, which I reported years ago to the maintainers and 
> one or more of the programmers but never heard back.  That's why I'm 
> looking for new stuff, and they're all called terminal image viewers 
> but aren't: only X terminal viewers!  There are a couple other 
> framebuffer ones, but they don't seem to take input after you display 
> an image.
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