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I installed fbi framebuffer to view images on TTY terminals (outside X).

When I do:

fbi image.jpg

it outputs the following error:

open /dev/fb0 no such device

Yet when I run ls /dev/fb*, I can see that I have a directory /dev/fb and a character device /dev/fb0.

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here i found the solution, i had to edit /boot/grub/menu.lst and add vga=ask to choose the right resolution on boot.

now everything works fine.

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