pedal - Man Page

pretty geometric picture program

Synopsis

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

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.

--window-id number

Draw on the specified 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.

--fps

Display the current frame rate and CPU load.

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.

XSCREENSAVER_WINDOW

The window ID to use with --root.

See Also

X(1), xscreensaver(1)

Author

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

Info

6.05-3.fc38 (06-Nov-2022) X Version 11 XScreenSaver manual