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XScreenSaver(1) 					      General Commands Manual						   XScreenSaver(1)

NAME
noseguy - a little guy with a big nose wanders around being witty
SYNOPSIS
noseguy [-display host:display.screen] [-foreground color] [-background color] [-text-foreground color] [-text-background color] [-font font] [-window] [-root] [-install] [-visual visual] [-mode mode] [-program program] [-filename le] [-text text]
DESCRIPTION
A little man with a big nose and a hat runs around spewing out messages to the screen. This code (and its bitmaps) were extracted from the xnlock program.
OPTIONS
noseguy accepts the following options: -window Draw on a newly-created window. This is the default. -root Draw on the root window. -install Install a private colormap for the window. -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. -font font The font used for the messages. -mode [ program | file | string ] In program mode, the messages are gotten by running a program. The program used is controlled by the -program option, and the .program resource. In filename mode, the message used is the contents of a file. The file used is controlled by the -file option, and the .filename resource. In string mode, the message is whatever was specified on the command line as the -text option, or in the resource database as the .text resource. -program program If mode is program (the default), then this program will be run periodically, and its output will be the text of the messages. The default program is "fortune -s", but yow is also a good choice. -filename file If mode is file, then the contents of this file will be used for all messages. -text string If mode is string, then this text will be used for all messages.
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), xnlock(1)
COPYRIGHT
Copyright 1985, 1990 by Dan Heller <argv@danheller.com>.
AUTHOR
Dan Heller <argv@danheller.com>, 1985. Ability to run standalone or with xscreensaver added by Jamie Zawinski <jwz@jwz.org>, 13-aug-92. X Version 11 13-aug-92 XScreenSaver(1)