unicrud man page

unicrud — Bounces a random Unicode character on the screen.


unicrud [-display host:display.screen] [-visual visual] [-window] [-root] [-delay number] [-speed number] [-block string] [-no-wander] [-no-roll] [-fps]


Chooses a random Unicode character and displays it full screen, along with some information about it. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unicode


-visual visual
Specify which visual to use. Legal values are the name of a visual class, or the id number (decimal or hex) of a specific visual.
Draw on a newly-created window. This is the default.
Draw on the root window.
-delay number
Per-frame delay, in microseconds. Default: 20000 (0.02 seconds).
-speed number
Animation speed. 2.0 means twice as fast, 0.5 means half as fast.
-wander | -no-wander
Whether the object should wander around the screen.
-roll | -no-roll
Whether the object should rotate. Boolean.
-block string
Which block or blocks of Unicode characters to display. Default: "all". Use -block help to see the full list.
-fps | -no-fps
Whether to show a frames-per-second display at the bottom of the screen.


to get the default host and display number.
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)


Jamie Zawinski.


5.36-3.fc26 (21-Oct-2016) X Version 11 XScreenSaver manual