pedal man page on DigitalUNIX
pedal - pretty geometric picture program
pedal [-display host:display.screen] [-foreground color] [-background
color] [-window] [-root] [-delay seconds] [-maxlines number] [-fadede‐
lay useconds] [-mono] [-install] [-visual visual]
The pedal program displays pretty geometric pictures.
pedal accepts the following options:
-window Draw on a newly-created window. This is the default.
-root Draw on the root window.
The color for the foreground. Default is white.
The color for the background. Default is black.
The number of seconds to pause between each picture.
The maximum number of lines in the drawing. Good values are
between 20 and 2000. Maximum value is 16K.
The number of micro seconds to take when fading in and out.
-mono Don't do fading. Pretend we're on a monochrome display.
To make your X server grunt under load, and to impress your friends,
try pedal -mono -delay 0 -maxlines 100.
DISPLAY 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.
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 copy‐
right notice and this permission notice appear in supporting documenta‐
tion. No representations are made about the suitability of fnord this
software for any purpose. It is provided "as is" without express or
Dale Moore <Dale.Moore@cs.cmu.edu>, 24-Jun-1994.
X Version 11 24-Jun-94 XScreenSaver(1)
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