[Slackbuilds-users] fbpic SlackBuild is nothing

Dave Woodfall dave at slackbuilds.org
Tue Jul 14 05:25:43 UTC 2020

On 13/07/20 23:58,
B Watson <yalhcru at gmail.com> put forth the proposition:
> On 7/13/20, David Chmelik <davidnchmelik at gmail.com> wrote:
> > The fbpic SlackBuild contains nothing.  How was that even accepted?!
> Confirmed, I get the same result. Looks like it's been broken since
> 2012...?
> The build has multiple issues. Plus, fbpic itself is pretty useless:
> it displays only PPM images, and only on consoles with 16bpp
> colordepth (24bpp and 32bpp have been standard for ages now).
> For displaying images on a framebuffer, you might try fbida or
> fbv. Both support multiple file formats (e.g. jpg, png, gif) and both
> support modern 32bpp framebuffers.

I would also add fim (Fbi IMproved) to that list.  It fixes the issue
when scrolling down with arrow keys goes off in a diagonal direction.

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 801 bytes
Desc: not available
URL: <http://lists.slackbuilds.org/pipermail/slackbuilds-users/attachments/20200714/caca8d19/attachment-0001.asc>

More information about the SlackBuilds-users mailing list