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Re: viewing jpg files on text terminal

Paul Morgan <paulswm@earthlink.net> writes:

> On Sun, 01 Feb 2004 09:33:21 -0500, Paul Morgan wrote:
>> Gauri, a text terminal is a *text* terminal.  The Linux GUI interface is
>> X.  So you need to be using a viewer in X.
>> Linux is not like the old DOS OSes which ran programs which took over the
>> video with their own custom device-specific driver coding.
> Please ignore my post, I am incorrect. Sorry.

Well you're semi-incorrect :)
If you had a real text terminal (dec vt100, etc.) then yeah you wouldn't
be able to do it.
But the linux console isn't limited to just text.

Bijan Soleymani <bijan@psq.com>

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