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1 screenFetch - The Bash Screenshot Information Tool
2 ===============
4 What is screenFetch?
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7 screenFetch is a "Bash Screenshot Information Tool". This handy Bash
8 script can be used to generate one of those nifty terminal theme
9 information + ASCII distribution logos you see in everyone's screenshots
10 nowadays. It will auto-detect your distribution and display an ASCII
11 version of that distribution's logo and some valuable information to the
12 right. There are options to specify no ascii art, colors, taking a
13 screenshot upon displaying info, and even customizing the screenshot
14 command! This script is very easy to add to and can easily be extended.
16 How do I get screenFetch? (Arch Linux)
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19 1. Install `screenfetch-git` or 'screenfetch' from the AUR. That's it!
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22 How do I get screenFetch? (Others)
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25 1. Download the latest source. Found at
26 2. In a terminal, make the file executable by doing the following: `chmod +x /path/to/screenfetch/screenfetch-dev`
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27 3. Then, either keep it there, or move it to somewhere in your $PATH to make it available without having to use the full path to the script.
29 How to run screenFetch
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32 To run screenFetch, open a terminal of some sort and type in the command `screenFetch`
33 or wherever you saved the script to. This will generate an ascii logo with the
34 information printed to the side of the logo. There are some options that may be
35 specifiedon the command line, and those are shown below or by executing `screenFetch -h`:
37 -v Verbose output.
38 -n Do no display ASCII distribution logo.
39 -s Using this flag tells the script that you want it to
40 take a screenshot.
41 -l Specify that you have a light background. This
42 turns all white text into dark gray text (in ascii
43 logos and in information output).
44 -c 'COMMAND' Here you can specify a custom screenshot command for
45 the script to execute. Surrounding quotes are required.
46 -D 'DISTRO' Here you can specify your distribution for the script
47 to use. Surrounding quotes are required.
48 -V Display current script version.
49 -h Display this help.
52 Contact Me
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54 If you would like to suggest something new, inform me of an issue in the
55 script, become part of the project, or talk to me about anything else,
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56 you can either email me at `kittykattATkittykattDOTus` or you can connect
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57 to my IRC server on SilverIRC at irc://
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