Wayland/X11 is bloat, any video players that run on cli direct to framebuffer?

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  • linux

    Linux kernel source tree

    maybe this will help? https://github.com/torvalds/linux/blob/master/Documentation/fb/framebuffer.rst

  • termplay

    GitLab: https://gitlab.com/jD91mZM2/termplay

    you could use a program like https://github.com/jD91mZM2/termplay to watch videos without xorg

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  • yaft

    yet another framebuffer terminal

    and if you want better video quality you could try to use https://github.com/uobikiemukot/yaft to allow sixel support but i could never get any audio when using yaft

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