I need a terminal compatible program for blurring images ( simple , gaussian type blur will do , zoom and others won't) , that is faster than imagemagick .
I'm currently using imagemagick for providing blurred background lockscreen , but it produces 1-2 secs delay on my machine. Is there any other alternative which could reduce time?
Update : I take current screen's ( all programs open /desktop anything ) screenshot with 'scrot' and then apply imagemagick's convert as :
convert /tmp/screenshot.png -blur 0x5 /tmp/screenshotblur.png
and then apply that as lockscreen using i3lock. Its pretty popular method , except the time taken by imagemagick is slow. 1-3 secs