fim - scriptable frame buffer, and ascii art image viewer

Property Value
Distribution Debian 9 (Stretch)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename fim_0.5~rc2-5_i386.deb
Package name fim
Package version 0.5~rc2
Package release 5
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category graphics implemented-in::c++ interface::commandline interface::framebuffer interface::graphical interface::x11 role::program scope::utility uitoolkit::ncurses uitoolkit::sdl use::viewing works-with::image works-with::image:raster x11::application
License -
Maintainer Michele Martone <>
Download size 416.35 KB
Installed size 1.05 MB
FIM is a highly customizable scriptable image viewer targeted at the
users who are comfortable with software like the Vim text editor or the Mutt
mail user agent. FIM aims to be a "swiss army knife" for viewing images.
Its code derives from the "Fbi" framebuffer image viewer by Gerd Hoffmann.
FIM is multidevice: it has X support via the SDL library and ascii art output
via the aalib library.
It supports image description files, file search and filtering using regular
expressions on filenames and descriptions, caption display, customizable
status line, EXIF tags display, EXIF-based image rotation, recursive directory
traversal, reading from stdin, and can e.g. jump between two images
remembering scale and position.
It can speed up loading by image caching and speed up scaling with mipmaps.
It offers GNU readline command line autocompletion and history,
completely customizable key bindings, external/internal (if-while based)
scriptability (through return codes, standard input/output, and commands given
at invocation time, an initialization file, Vim-like autocommands), and much


Package Version Architecture Repository
fim_0.5~rc2-5_amd64.deb 0.5~rc2 amd64 Debian Main
fim - - -


Name Value
libaa1 >= 1.4p5
libc6 >= 2.22
libdjvulibre21 >=
libexif12 >= 0.6.21-1~
libgcc1 >= 1:4.2
libgif7 >= 5.1
libjpeg62-turbo >= 1.3.1
libncurses5 >= 6
libpng16-16 >= 1.6.2-1
libreadline7 >= 6.0
libsdl1.2debian >= 1.2.11
libstdc++6 >= 5.2
libtiff5 >= 4.0.3
libtinfo5 >= 6


Type URL
Binary Package fim_0.5~rc2-5_i386.deb
Source Package fim

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install fim deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install fim




2016-12-05 - Rafael Laboissiere <>
fim (0.5~rc2-5) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Michele Martone ]
* d/control: Added libfl-dev to the Build-Depends list.
Thanks to Helmut Grohne for notification. (Closes: #846424)
2016-11-12 - Rafael Laboissiere <>
fim (0.5~rc2-4) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Rafael Laboissiere ]
* Change email address of Michele Martone
[ Michele Martone ]
* d/control: Updated and corrected the "Description:" field
2016-11-02 - Rafael Laboissiere <>
fim (0.5~rc2-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* d/p/allow-concurrent-bison.patch: New patch (Closes: 842751)
2016-10-31 - Rafael Laboissiere <>
fim (0.5~rc2-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Bump debhelper compatibility level to 10
* d/control:
+ Add Vcs-* URL fields
+ Add myself to the list of Uploaders
+ Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.8 (no changes needed)
+ Drop article at the beginning of package synopsis
* d/rules:
+ Avoid installation of duplicated upstream changelog
+ Use hardening flags
+ Build-depends on groff
* d/watch: Ignore the "-trunk" upstream tarballs
* Use upstream tarball cryptographic signature
+ d/watch: Add pgpsigurlmangle option
+ d/u/signing-key.asc: Add file with GPG key of upstream author
* d/s/options: Add file with extend-diff-ignore list
* d/docs: Drop duplicated entry
* d/p/endianness-robust.patch: Add patch (Closes: 841471)
2016-02-17 - Gianfranco Costamagna <>
fim (0.5~rc2-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release snapshot (Closes: #814673).
* Use watch file version 4.
* Switch to autoreconf.
* Wrap-and-sort
* Remove autistici from watch file.
2016-02-04 - Michele Martone <>
fim (0.5~rc1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release snapshot.
* Bump std-version to 3.9.7, no changes required.
* Use autoreconf
* Add libsdl1.2-dev and libexif-dev to build-dependencies.
2012-01-26 - gregor herrmann <>
fim (0.3-beta-prerelease-1.3) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix "Please Build-Depends on libjpeg-dev, not libjpeg62-dev":
do as the bug report request.
(Closes: #633935)
* Also fix "FTBFS with libpng 1.5" while we're there: apply patch from
Nobuhiro Iwamatsu: preparation for libpng 1.5 transition.
(Closes: #636968)
2010-01-21 - Michele Martone <>
fim (0.3-beta-prerelease-1.2) unstable; urgency=high
* Updated to svn revision 273
* Fixes compilation problems on sid / g++-4.4 (Closes: #560453) (Closes: #564233)
* Replaced libreadline5-dev dependency with libreadline-dev (Closes: #553755)
* Enabled djvu files rendering.
2009-10-13 - Moritz Muehlenhoff <>
fim (0.3-beta-prerelease-1.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Build for all archs (Closes: #541696)
2009-07-26 - Michele Martone <>
fim (0.3-beta-prerelease-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: #532261)

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