pedal man page

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] [-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.

-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.

See Also

X(1), xscreensaver(1)

Author

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

Info

5.37-6.fc27.1 (15-Aug-2017) X Version 11 XScreenSaver manual