Re: viewing jpg files on text terminal
Paul Morgan <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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 <email@example.com>