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Old 10-11-2014, 01:55 AM   #1
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showimage commandline viewer


High guys and gals,

I'm using an XO machine running Fedora Remix. I can view images from my command line using /usr/bin/showimage but there is no "--help" included so I don't know what switches are available. I have searched google, here and the fedoraproject site but I can't find man pages or a list of switches available for "showimage". It will open the images but I can't scroll or fit to screen. Can anyone point me in the right direction or post the man page in this thread please?

This computer is not powerful so running Xnview or anything else is not really an option. Thanks for reading.
 
Old 10-11-2014, 02:32 AM   #2
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build Gmic
but read the documentation on turnning back on the other formats other than 32 bit float

http://gmic.sourceforge.net/

then all you have to do is call the image
Code:
gmic image.png
and X will display it
 
Old 10-11-2014, 04:21 AM   #3
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gmic just to look at an image? well, why not...

xnview on linux is bloat, because it's not a native linux app.

there are dozens of lightweight image viewers, with or without gui...

just a few examples:
viewnior
feh
xiv
qiv
gliv
 
Old 10-11-2014, 07:45 PM   #4
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Thanks for the suggestions. I will research and see if some of these will work.

I believe I have mistakenly referenced "command line" when I am actually using a "Terminal" application which uses a command line interface. I don't know if that makes a difference. The problem is, when I'm using a GUI program, such as Firefox, some images overload my memory and the program crashes. When I use the Terminal program and command "/usr/bin/showimage 001.jpg" it displays my image but the image is too large for my screen. The Terminal program uses much less resources but I can't scroll around the image or fit to screen and I have tried some different keyboard combos and mouse combos but none of them work. I figure there has to be some documentation on that command somewhere, I just can't find it.

I don't need any real editing features, just a simple viewer that can "fit to screen" and scroll around the image in 1:1 ratio.
 
Old 10-11-2014, 08:19 PM   #5
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there are a few , like gmic i posted above ( i like it over imagemagick)
and basically has REPLACED imagemagick in almost everything i need it for

and there is Imagemagick
should be in most OS software repos

on both you can zoom in
easier in gmic than IM
http://www.imagebam.com/image/92c27a357186690
http://www.imagebam.com/image/393dbd357186691
http://www.imagebam.com/image/c9055d357186692
http://www.imagebam.com/image/5e8701357186695

you can also start any program from the terminal

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