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BB(1)							      General Commands Manual							     BB(1)

bb - an ASCII-art demo SYNOPSIS
bb [options] DESCRIPTION
bb is a high quality audio-visual demonstration for your text terminal. OPTIONS
A summary of options are included below. For a complete description type bb -help. -help Show summary of options. -loop Play demo in infinite loop. -driver Select driver. Available drivers: linux, slang, X11, stdout, stderr. -kbddriver Select keyboard driver. Available drivers: slang, X11, stdin. -mousedriver Select mouse driver. Available drivers: X11, gpm, dos. -width Set width. -height Set height. -minwidth Set minimum width. -minheight Set minimum height. -maxwidth Set maximum width. -maxheight Set maximum height. -recwidth Set recommended width. -recheight Set recommended height. -dim Enable usage of dim (half bright) attribute. -bold Enable usage of bold (double bright) attribute. -reverse Enable usage of reverse attribute. -normal Enable usage of normal attribute. -boldfont Enable usage of boldfont attribute. -no<attr> Disable attribute (i.e -nobold). -extended Use all 256 characters. -eight Use eight bit ASCII. -font <font> Select font. This option is used on hardware where aalib is unable to determine the current font. Available fonts: vga8, vga9, mda14, vga14, X8x13, X8x16, X8x13bold, vgagl8, line. -inverse Enable inverse rendering. -noinverse Disable inverse rendering. -bright <val> Set brightness (0-255). -contrast <val> Set contrast (0-255). -gamma <val> Set gamma correction value (0-1). -nodither Disable dithering. -floyd_steinberg Floyd-Steinberg dithering. -error_distribution Error distribution dithering. -random <val> Set random dithering value (0-inf). -dimmul <val> Multiply factor for dim attribute (5.3). -boldmul <val> Multiply factor for bold attribute (2.7). BUGS
Please report any bugs you find to Jan Hubicka <>. LICENCE
bb is covered by the GNU General Public License (GPL). SEE ALSO
aafire(1), aainfo(1), aasavefont(1), aatest(1), aview(1), asciiview(1), aaflip(1), aa3d(1), xaos(6), aatv(1). AUTHOR
Jan Hubicka <> This manual page was written by Michael Bramer <>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others). December 16, 2001 BB(1)

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DZEN(1) 						      General Commands Manual							   DZEN(1)

dzen2 - general-purpose messaging and notification for X11 SYNOPSIS
dzen2 [-v] [-p [seconds]] [-m [v|h]] [-ta <l|c|r>] [-sa <l|c|r>] [-x <pixel>] [-y <pixel>] [-w <pixel>] [-tw <pixel>] [-u] [-e <string>] [-l <lines>] [-fn <font>] [-bg <color>] [-fg <color>] [-xs <screen>] DESCRIPTION
Dzen is a general-purpose messaging and notification program for X11, desigend to be scriptable in any language and integrate well with window managers like dwm, wmii and xmonad though it will work with any windowmanger. Dzen expects the status message on its standard input, and uses a custom formatting language for colors and several other features (like bar meters and such). See README for detailed usage and scripting instructions. OPTIONS
-fg <color> Set foreground color. The <color> can be specified either as symbolic name (e.g. red, darkgreen, etc.) or as #rrggbb hex-value (e.g. #ffffaa). -bg <color> Set background color (same format as -fg). -fn <font> Set font (using the format of xlsfonts and xfontsel). -ta <l|c|r> Set alignement of title window content: l(eft), c(center) or r(ight). -tw <pixels> Set title window width. -sa <l|c|r> Set alignment of slave window (see -ta ). -l <lines> Number of lines to display in slave window (see (1) in README). -e <event1=action1:option1:...,action2;event2=...> Set up events and actions, eg. responses to mouse clicks (see (2) in README). -m Start up in menu mode (see (3) in README). -u Update contents of title and slave window simultaneously, see (see (4) in README). -p [<timeout>] Persist EOF (optional timeout in seconds). -x <pixels> Set x position on the screen. -y <pixels> Set y position on the screen. -h <pixels> Set line height (defaults to fontheight + 2 pixels). -w <pixels> width -xs <n> Set the Xinerama screen number where dzen should appear. -v Display version information. SEE ALSO
More detailed documentation (especially on the formatting language of dzen2) is available in /usr/share/doc/dzen2/README.gz. AUTHOR
Dzen2 has been written by Robert Manea. This manpage has been written, based on dzen documentation, by Petr Rokai, for Debian GNU/Linux, but may be used by others. This manpage falls under the same licence as Dzen2 itself, see /usr/share/doc/dzen2/copyright. DZEN(1)
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