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Re: Clairification - was [Re: Desktop Background Bites the Dust]

On Wed 24 May 2017 at 17:28:52 (-0500), Michael Milliman wrote:

> I installed and have been using feh as a stop-gap until the Debian
> repositories catch up to upstream and/or fix the problem in Stretch.
> Been working just fine, with its limitations.  It's better than a black
> desktop. :)  I had to read the man page a couple of times and try it
> another couple of times to make it work, but work it does.

I prefer to keep feh off my systems; its description is a lie.

feh - image viewer and cataloguer

It's an editor that has no concept of a buffer, but just scribbles
over the original file. And, IIRC, the error message, when thwarted
by a read-only file, is incorrect: it blames the permissions of
the directory, not the file.


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