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Questions tagged [feh]

feh is a lightweight image viewer

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Fake Transparency in URxvt Using ImageMagick in i3

The most popular way to set your background in i3 seems to be using feh, via something like: exec_always feh --bg-fill /home/user/Pictures/wallpaper.jpg in your ~/.config/i3/config file. Then, in ~/....
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How to block shell script until new background image is set AND displayed?

I ran this as a test to check if feh blocks util the background changes then exits/returns, turns out it doesn't (because only pic2 gets displayed as background, pic1 flashes for milliseconds ...
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How to display images on a grid which consist specific size (MxN) in FEH?

I have about 30 images (all images of the same size: 300x75) in a directory and would like to present them on a grid of size 5x6. so far I have done it manually: $ feh -i --thumb-width 300 --thumb-...
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feh conditional zoom

Is it possible to make feh do --zoom fill only if height or width of the image is less than a specified value during a slideshow so that it won't try to fill a smaller image(less than the dimensions ...
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How to permanently set default color of feh's background to black?

Whenever I open an image in feh, the background is set to the standard, dark gray and gray checkboard pattern like this: As you can see, it's the checkboard background. How do I permanently change ...
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How can I apply a background to a subset of monitors?

My current setup is 3 monitors, 1920x1080 each, and I use feh to apply a 5760x1080 image across all 3. What I would like to do is add a fourth monitor (actually a TV) at either 1080x1920 (rotated) or ...
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using full-screen mode with feh in dwm

When I try to run feh -F <images> in dwm, I do not have the ability to interact with the full-screen window via the keyboard; e.g., if I try to exit (q), nothing happens and the following is ...
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feh warns on text files

How do I get rid of these warnings from feh? I am trying to run a slideshow using images in a directory. Why is feh trying to open text files in that directory? feh WARNING: images/temp.txt - No ...
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feh: concurrent slideshow and montage modes

I have sets of images that are related and that I would like to view in parallel (e.g., images A1, A2, A3, etc. constitute a sequence and images B1, B2, B3, etc. constitute a related sequence). I ...
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Configuring feh key mapping problems

I want to configure feh so that the arrow keys and h, j, k, l to scroll the image left/down/up/right. I put following in ~/.config/feh/keys: zoom_in zoom_out scroll_right scroll_left scroll_up ...
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viewing a tiff stack as a movie in feh

How can a stack of images (.tif format) be viewed in feh as a slideshow? When I open such a file, only the first frame in the stack is displayed. The arrow keys do not allow cycling through the other ...
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Change default image viewer

# ... def show(): """ Show image """ t = Twitter(auth=authen()) try: target = g['stuff'].split()[0] if target != 'image': return id = int(g['...
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Feh and i3-gaps not playing nicely

so I'm using exec_always feh --bg-scale *wallpaper* and it sets it correctly. I'm also using i3-gaps which can be found here. When I start setting my windows up, my wallpaper starts freaking out. I'm ...
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remove background with feh?

I use feh to set fixed background (wallpaper) in X (one line in .xinitrc): feh --bg-fill --no-fehbg some_image_file & Is this possible to remove background using feh (or any other tool/command) ...
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How to bind image deleting to a key in feh?

I have a problem in feh. When I hit 'CTRL+DELETE' the file is not deleted. Nothing happens at all (according to the manual it should remove the file from disk and from the filelist). If I hit just ...
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How do I delete images from disk using feh?

I use feh to view images on my hard drive. However, if I hit [delete] the images are removed from the current slideshow, but not from the disk. What is the right way of removing images from the drive ...
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Pipe multiple files from curl to other program

I would like to download several images (from a server with a self-signed certificate) and view them all with feh. Is this possible with a single command? Something like curl -sk -b ...
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How to use feh to open web image with self-signed certificate

I'd like to use feh to open an image located on a server using a self-signed certificate. Is there any way to achieve this? I checked the man page in hope of finding something similar to curl's -k, ...
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Bind key to custom script in feh

Is there a way in which I can bind a keypress to a custom script (say a bash script) in feh? From the manual I have found out through ~/.config/feh/keys I can reconfigure keys, but as far as I know ...
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process substitution for opening a list of files with an application

I wish to use process substitution to direct a list of files (produced, for example, by ls or find) to a particular application for opening/viewing. While piping such a list to xargs is suitable for a ...
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feh: maintain zoom setting

When browsing through the images in a directory with feh, the magnification can be changed by use of the up/down arrow keys, but the setting is lost as soon as the next image in the series is loaded. ...
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Is there an approach to have feh --thumbnails do not display filename?

I have many pictures which are screen shots created from shutter and downloaded from web. These pictures have long file names. When I create thumbnails on these pictures via feh -t, these long file ...
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Make feh notice newly plugged-in monitor for image scaling

I use my laptop with multiple monitor, I want feh to understand that a new monitor has plugged in and scale wallpaper image accordingly. I use the following code, but when a new monitor is plugged in,...
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Feh - strange behavior when loading backgrounds in Arch Linux

I am experiencing a strange problem with Feh in Arch Linux. When I start my openbox session, feh loads the background for a split second and then it goes away. If I manually load the background then ...