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Linux screenfetch question scripting config

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#1 bodhi-buddha



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Posted 02 June 2017 - 11:32 AM

Hello and how is everyone doing today.


Following my path to enlightenment i stumbled upon neofetch and thought to myself, I need that shiznit. I got the neofetch package from the developers github and installed it as per usual. My question is, if anyone uses neofetch, how did you manage to get images working in the terminal.


What I learned:

  • Neofetch supports Bodhi Linux
  • Terminology uses tycat instead of w3m for the image backend
  • You can have sweet waifus in your terminal


What I did:

  • Installed the package
  • Opened up the config file
  • Set image_backend=tycat
  • Set image_source to my image path
  • That's about it

After those steps, my terminal still prints out the default tux image in ASCII. The developer summed it up nicely over here but I can't make it work.


If anyone has any recommendations as to what to do, I'd be a happy Buddha.

Thanks and as always thanks for your support.

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#2 DOOMguy



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Posted 02 June 2017 - 12:25 PM

Let's have a look at the config file you're using; /path/to/image/ --w3m /path/to/dir/. A pastebin might be better because it preserves the formatting, and spaces too. Try pastebin.com. Ever try discordia?



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#3 DOOMguy



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Posted 24 July 2017 - 03:34 AM

I explored neofetch in this other distro, and somehow got it to display the logo. I should start with the disclaimer, that I used urxvt instead of terminology. I made sure that w3m-img is installed, and nitrogen as well. I edited the neofetch config file with the /path/to/image to point to the logo images in png and Voila! I was getting the ascii logo before fixing it; have a look at the work in progress Where are you sourcing the image from; the config file uses that info to display the logo, as far as i can tell. Now if only terminology came with it out-of-the-box, I'd probably have the solution you seek

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