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Preview of a picture in a terminal

Terminal - Preview of a picture in a terminal
img test.jpg
2009-08-11 22:09:21
User: Inouire
Preview of a picture in a terminal

This command allows you to see a preview of a picture via the terminal. It can be usefull when you are ssh'ing your server without X-forwarding.

To have en example of the output you can get with this command see http://www.vimeo.com/3721117

Download at http://inouire.net/image-couleur.html

Sources here: http://inouire.net/archives/image-couleur_source.tar.gz


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What do I need for this to work? I get command not found.

Comment by vinnie_ 440 weeks and 1 day ago

This is not an internal command, you have to download it at http://inouire.net/archives/image-couleur.tar.gz

Comment by Inouire 440 weeks and 1 day ago

Very cute, but where's the source code?

Comment by flatcap 440 weeks and 1 day ago

Needs link to download source

Comment by SuperFly 440 weeks ago

Too bad it isn't open source software!

Comment by Weboide 440 weeks ago

Sorry for the mistake, sources are available here:


Comment by Inouire 440 weeks ago

Still trying to figure out how "img" is the command, as after downloading and compiling the script, I have to run something like: "./image-couleur.sh /home/username/Pictures/test.jpg". And I have to say: it gives a pretty horrid output!

Comment by OzzyFrank 438 weeks and 1 day ago

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