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Two-caption meme generator CLI

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memegen

An RMagick-based two-caption meme generator.

Profit

Install

You'll need ImageMagick and ghostscript installed. The easiest way is to use Homebrew.

brew install ghostscript
brew install --build-from-source imagemagick

Then install the gem!

gem install memegen

Usage

To see a list of available images:

$ memegen --list
a_dog
p_obama
...

To generate an image:

$ memegen a_dog "Eat Crayons" "Poop Rainbows"
/tmp/meme-1234567890.jpg
$

You only have to supply one piece of text:

$ memegen a_dog "" "AWESOME"
/tmp/meme-1234567890.jpg
$

You can also use URLs for one time use memes:

$ memegen http://example.com/stupid.jpg "Generated" "From a URL"
/tmp/meme-1234567890.jpg
$

Adding your own images

You can add images to your local ~/.memegen folder:

$ ls ~/.memegen
my_custom_image.png

Upload to Campfire

If you have a Campfire account and token, you can automatically upload your image:

$ memegen a_dog "Hello" "Campfire world" --campfire

It will prompt you for your subdomain, token, and room name the first time.

Upload to GroupMe

If you have a GroupMe account and token, you can automatically upload your image:

$ memegen a_dog "Hello" "GroupMe world" --groupme

It will prompt you for your phone number, password, and group id the first time. (your password will NOT be stored in plain text).

Bash completion

Source or copy script/autocomplete.sh inside ~/.bashrc to get image name autocompletion.

See also:

memegen --install-autocomplete

Contribute

Pull requests welcome!

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