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FIM 0.3 BETA
Flexible Image Viewer
The lean image viewer Fim not only lets you view snapshots on the X Window System, but also on the console using framebuffers. The tool always displays the images at full scale. Important information such as the file name or the resolution appears in the footer. The keyboard shortcut Ctrl+H calls help.
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