I have some embedded Linux ARM chip with LCD display on frame-buffer. I connect to chip with serial console. I can access frame-buffer directly with low-level commands.

However I need to draw some figures or even sprites. I am searching something. Can for example SDL run on frame-buffer without X, or there is similar graphical libraries?

High performance video like speed is not needed, because probably animation will not be used, but GUI should be at least usable.

Ncurses was useful for text interface, but I need some graphical interface.


DirectFB might be what you are looking for. If you needed higher level API, SDL should be able to use it as its backend.

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