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hakerdefo

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pmxkcd - Desktop XKCD webcomic viewer & downloader for Linux
« on: March 24, 2016, 07:38:39 PM »
Like XKCD webcomic? If yes, then you can view-download current and random XKCD comics right from your desktop. More info on my GitHub repo here,

pmxkcd - Desktop XKCD webcomic viewer & downloader for Linux

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Re: pmxkcd - Desktop XKCD webcomic viewer & downloader for Linux
« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2016, 11:10:04 PM »
Works; well done:



Side note - the Xfce image viewer ristretto will not open the saved images - error states that it is not a jpeg file, starts with 0x89 0x50. Images open fine in firefox and geeqie.
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Re: pmxkcd - Desktop XKCD webcomic viewer & downloader for Linux
« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2016, 05:14:52 PM »
Thanks for the feedback PackRat! And sorry for the delay! A few (read many) things kept me away from computers and this forum!
Your observation is correct! A few image viewers failed to open images downloaded by pmxkcd. It happens because of a bug first reported in 2007 and guess what?, it is still open!

eog does not sniff mime type

I have updated pmxkcd to fix this issue! Thanks again RatMan!

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Re: pmxkcd - Desktop XKCD webcomic viewer & downloader for Linux
« Reply #3 on: May 29, 2016, 09:07:11 PM »
Works -



although, hit and miss if ristretto will open the image (claims it's not a png image)- although it will show them all as thumbnails; geeqie opened them all no issues.
I am tired of talk that comes to nothing.
-- Chief Joseph

...the sun, the darkness, the winds are all listening to what we have to say.
-- Geronimo