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September 19, 2014 AT 7:00 am

How to display images on Raspbian command line #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

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Via Raspberry Pi Spy.

If you are using your Pi to capture images using the camera it can be useful to display those images without launching a desktop environment. One of the ways of doing this is to use a utility called “fim”.

fim is based on an image viewer called “fbi” and stands for “Fbi IMproved”.

Note : It uses the system’s framebuffer to display images directly from the command line. For this reason it is best used when your Pi is directly connected to a monitor and keyboard.

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