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

On Fri 26 May 2017 at 17:57:40 -0500, Michael Milliman wrote:

> On 05/25/2017 05:56 AM, Richard Owlett wrote:
> > 
> > If I had read the man page more slowly that using the menu to set the
> > image as wallpaper was unnecessary. Use:
> > feh --no-xinerama  --bg-fill
> > /usr/share/backgrounds/mate/desktop/GreenTraditional.jpg
> > 
> > 
> And actually, the --no-xinerama flag is not needed, at least on my
> system.  I use feh --bg-fill ... and it works just fine.  Of course,
> that is a very limited (and safe) usage of feh.  I don't think it wise
> to use it for anything much more (IMHO).

Surprising after all these years that feh is now revealed as an unsafe
image viewer. I use it to look at an image prior to printing it from feh
and see that as quick, reliable and convenient but not as unwise.


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