Did you know that you don't need X-Windows for graphics on Linux? Here's a few console programs that can display graphics using the framebuffer:
- fbiDisplay and manage images directly from the command line.
- links2A simple web browser without CSS and JS, can display inline images when switched to graphics mode with the -g param: 'links2 -g'
- mplayerPlay videos straight from the console! Can be a little tricky.
(And yes, I used a 5:4 monitor the screenshots.)
@polychrome mpv has a DRM/KMS backend so you even get OpenGL-accellerated display on modern Linux.
@lachs0r @polychrome plain FFmpeg/FFplay can do fbdev just fine, too: https://ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg-devices.html#fbdev-1 , no DRM/KMS though.
@pcy @polychrome It also has sdl2 as output device, which does support that.
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