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about

rainbow is a ruby/gtk program for visualizing colors in text input. It is useful for looking at .Xdefaults, css files, GIMP palettes, theme files, or anything that has hex colors in text.

news

Mon Mar 8 22:02:50 EST 2010
Released 2.0.

screenshots

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download

saverainbow-2.0.tar.gz

Development: You can clone the git source by running: git clone git://code.l3ib.org/rainbow.git

usage

To install: sudo ruby setup.rb

To run: rainbow file or: rainbow < file or: cat file | rainbow

known issues

I experienced a bug on ArchLinux where create_cairo_context failed to work properly. I had to build my own ruby-gnome2, making sure I installed rcairo first. This may be fixed already.

contact

rainbow is written by Dave Foster. Bugs, insults, etc should be directed to daf at minuslab dot net. Or, look for 'm4re' on freenode, in #l3ib.