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BiblePix - The Word on a background image

BiblePix BiblePix shows The Word:

* in many languages
* as a Desktop background image
* in e-mail signatures
* in the terminal
* randomly changing images and languages
* slide show

Description: Manual

1. Prerequisites:

  1. Tcl/Tk library
  2. additional packages tDom and tkimg (or libtk-img)

Should any of these be missing on your computer, this is the recommended way to install:

 Windows: Download and install ActiveTcl.

 Linux: Install through your system software management, or enter one of the following quick commands in a terminal, depending on the system:

  • sudo apt-get install tcl tk tcllib tdom libtk-img (Debian/Ubuntu)
  • sudo emerge tdom tkimg (Gentoo)
  • sudo yum install tdom tkimg (Fedora)
  • sudo yast -i tcl tk tcllib tkimg tdom (OpenSuse)
  • sudo urpmi tkimg tdom (Mandriva)

2. Installation:

GITgit clone ; tclsh Biblepix/prog/src/biblepix-setup.tcl

 Windows: Click on the link below to download and install.

 Linux: Click on the link below to download and install. If the Setup program does not start automatically, do one of the following to run it:

  • In a terminal type: cd [PATH TO FILE] ; tclsh BiblePix-Installer.tcl
  • In a file manager: right-click on file, option "Open with..." and choose tclsh.
  • In a file manager: right-click on file, option "Attributes", and choose "make executable". Then double-click on file to run.

System  Source Size Upgrades
Windows LINUX Download installer 1 MB 15Feb14: Added slide show
11Mch14: Added Tcl
1May15: Added Windows
April16: Published version 2.2 with new features
April16: Published version 2.3 with safer installation routines
September17: Published version 2.4 with new features like better font selection, shadow fonts etc.


Current version: 2.4
Systems: LINUX (tested on Gentoo,  Kubuntu, Ubuntu), WINDOWS (tested on Vista, Win7, Win8, Win10)
Author: Peter Vollmar (

linuxpeter | 2014-07-29