[lfs-support] Query regarding displaying of Images on console.

Anurag Paliwal anurag001 at live.com
Mon Nov 26 21:42:21 PST 2012




> Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2012 10:21:46 -0600
> From: jxa127 at verizon.net
> To: lfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org
> Subject: Re: [lfs-support] Query regarding displaying of Images on console.
> 
> 
> On 11/26/12, Anurag Paliwal<anurag001 at live.com> wrote:
> >
> >Hi guys,As I selected to have a tux logo to be seen at time of booting my LFS system, it is clear that it does 
> >support rendering images on screen. My question is how can I use this functionality to display some other images on console?
> >
> >
> >Thanks.
>  
> You'll need to enable Linux framebuffer support in the kernel when you build it.
>  
> Also check out the Linux Framebuffer How-to: http://www.linuxdoc.org/HOWTO/Framebuffer-HOWTO/index.html
>  
> Finally, to take advantage of the framebuffer image display, you'll need to compile programs that take advantage of the framebuffer support. Three programs that I use are the web browser links which can open in a graphical mode on the framebuffer, fbida which can display images in the framebuffer, and mplayer will play videos in the framebuffer. 
>  
> GTK 2 can be compiled with framebuffer support (although I haven't done it), so that GTK programs can run in the framebuffer without modification. When I get to BLFS on my current LFS build, I'm going to try the GTK framebuffer support.
>  
> Regards,
>  
> -Drew
>  
> -- 

Thanks guys, appreciate the help :). 		 	   		  
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