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Re: viewing jpg files on text terminal

On Sun, Feb 01, 2004 at 01:24:12PM -0500, Bijan Soleymani wrote:
> Brett Carrington <brettcar@segvio.org> writes:
> > On Sun, Feb 01, 2004 at 11:21:34AM -0600, Bill Kalebaugh wrote:
> >> [snip lots of stuff about text consoles and jpegs] 
> > So this got me thinking. Is there anything to display jpegs on a
> > terminal as ASCII art? I think aalib can do this? The package
> > `hasciicam` does something similar but I don't know if it can
> > just simply display a jpeg to the console as ASCII art.
> > Any ideas?
> Yes, apt-cache show aview:
> Description: A high quality ASCII art image viewer and video player
>  aview is a high quality ASCII art image viewer and video player. It is
>  especially useful with a text-based browser such as lynx, links or w3m.
>  .
>  It supports the pnm, pgm, pbm and ppm image formats, as well as
>  the FLI and FLC video formats. It also supports output via stdio,
>  (n)curses and slang and even has support for gpm.
It doesn't support JPEG. What package would have something like

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