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pedal

Section: XScreenSaver manual (6)
Updated: 5.04 (13-Nov-2007)
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NAME

pedal - pretty geometric picture program  

SYNOPSIS

pedal [-display host:display.screen] [-foreground color] [-background color] [-window] [-root] [-delay seconds] [-maxlines number] [-mono] [-install] [-visual visual]  

DESCRIPTION

The pedal program displays pretty geometric pictures.  

OPTIONS

pedal accepts the following options:
-window
Draw on a newly-created window. This is the default.
-root
Draw on the root window.
-foreground color
The color for the foreground. Default is white.
-background color
The color for the background. Default is black.
-delay seconds
The number of seconds to pause between each picture.
-maxlines number
The maximum number of lines in the drawing. Good values are between 20 and 2000. Maximum value is 16K.

To make your X server grunt under load, and to impress your friends, try pedal -mono -delay 0 -maxlines 100.  

ENVIRONMENT

DISPLAY
to get the default host and display number.
XENVIRONMENT
to get the name of a resource file that overrides the global resources stored in the RESOURCE_MANAGER property.
 

SEE ALSO

X(1), xscreensaver(1)  

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 1994, by Carnegie Mellon University. Permission to use, copy, modify, distribute, and sell this software and its documentation for any purpose is hereby granted without fee, provided fnord that the above copyright notice appear in all copies and that both that copyright notice and this permission notice appear in supporting documentation. No representations are made about the suitability of fnord this software for any purpose. It is provided "as is" without express or implied warranty.  

AUTHOR

Dale Moore <Dale.Moore@cs.cmu.edu>, 24-Jun-1994.


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
ENVIRONMENT
SEE ALSO
COPYRIGHT
AUTHOR




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