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Old 09-08-2011, 07:49 AM   #1
vijayavel
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fbi


Am newbie to linux.I want to display jpg image using fbi in linux console.
Any help greatly appreciated.

Thanks in Advance.
 
Old 09-08-2011, 08:16 AM   #2
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fbi needs rw access to the framebuffer devices

Code:
ls -al /dev/fb*
crw-rw---- 1 root video 29, 0 Sep  8 02:08 /dev/fb0
This shows that, on my machine, the user needs to be in the video group to have rw access.

What is the output when you try to open up a jpg image?

Code:
fbi /path/to/file.jpg
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Code:
man fbi
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