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Two-caption meme generator CLI
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README.md

memegen

An RMagick-based two-caption meme generator.

Profit

Install

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

brew install 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.

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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