riv 0.8

A Ruby image viewer.
riv is a Ruby image viewer.

A simple image viewer coded using ruby, Qt4 and KDE.

Riv is not the fastest image viewer but, if you use digikam, probably you found it useful.

Installation & configuration

ruby, rubygems, rubygem-sqlite3, ruby-kde4, or equivalent packages, are required.

1) Copy riv to ~/bin
2) Edit file permissions and check "Is executable".

Usage: riv [options] [URL]

Specific options:
-c, --cfg FILE Configuration (default ~.kde4/share/config/rivrc).
-d, --digikam Shows a random digikam image.
-f, --frameless Disable window frame.
-p, --print_cfg Prints program default configuration.
-t, --digikam_tag [TAG] Digikam tag.
-w, --write_cfg Creates a default configuration file in default location.

Common options:
-h, --help Show this message.
-v, --version Show version.


d -> view random digikam image.
ctrl+d -> set digikam albums path.
ctrl+t -> select digikam tag.
f -> window frame toggle.
o -> restore zoom.
+ -> zoom +.
- -> zoom -.
esc -> quit.
space -> next image (mouse wheel down)
backspace -> previous image (mouse wheel up).
home -> first image.
end -> last image.

last updated on:
March 27th, 2009, 0:38 GMT
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
developed by:
ROOT \ Multimedia \ Graphics
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What's New in This Release:
  • CHANGE: Caption form string format changed.
  • CHANGE: If riv can't open file riv exists directly.
  • BUG fixed: sometimes forms caption don't displays correctly.
  • BUG fixed: sometimes wget download fails for malformed url.
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