xv flag to not create ~/dir/dir/.xvpics/
Vlad D. Markov
markov at monmouth.com
Wed Sep 17 16:44:48 PDT 2003
On Tue, 16 Sep 2003 20:44:16 -0400 (EDT)
Peter Leftwich <Hostmaster at Video2Video.Com> wrote:
> On Sat, 13 Sep 2003, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
> > From: Lowell Gilbert <freebsd-questions-local at be-well.no-ip.com>
> > Peter Leftwich <Hostmaster at Video2Video.Com> writes:
> > > If I `cd ~/dir/dir` then run `xv -vsmap` xv creates cached
> > > thumbnails. Does anyone know of a flag for "xv" to -NOT- create a
> > > directory called".xvpics"? I do not want xv to create this
> > > directory. Thanks.
> > The option -vsmap is *asking* for the thumbnails. If you don't want
> > them, then don't use that option.
> The option vsmap is asking for an image browser. The program need not
> necessarily cache thumbnails on the hard disk. Perhaps this is a wish
> list item for xv developers or a sign to shop for other alternatives.
> All I ever wanted was a file explorer similar to Microsoft Explorer
> (latest) or ACDSee32 (www.acdsystems.com I think). In Unix. Too much
> to ask?
I had a gtk app that displayed thumbnails as you went thru the directory
structure, is that what you are looking for? It was gqview and is in the
ports. Thumbnail display is an option from the menubar
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