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RedHat 9 (Linux i386) - man page for rootv (redhat section 1)

rootv(1)										 rootv(1)

NAME
       rootv - display TV using the Xvideo extention

SYNOPSIS
       rootv [ options ]

DESCRIPTION
       rootv puts a video to some window.  By default it creates its own window, but you can also
       ask it to use the root window (thus the name) or any other window.  rootv needs the Xvideo
       extention.

       rootv itself provides no way to control video/audio/tuner.  You can use v4lctl to do this.

OPTIONS
       rootv knows a number of command line options to modify the behaviour.

       -help  Print a short description of all command line options.

       -verbose
	      Be verbose.  That will dump some debug messages to stderr.

       -root  Put the video onto the root window instead of creating a new window.

       -id <win>
	      Put the video into the window <win> instead of creating a new window.

       -station <st>
	      Tune  station <st>.  This just calls v4lctl, which in turn will look up the station
	      in your ~/.xawtv config file.

       -no-mute
	      Don't toggle mute.  By default rootv will unmute the TV card  when  it  starts  and
	      mute it on exit.	It does this using the XV_MUTE attribute (if available).

       -port <n>
	      Use  Xvideo  port  <n>.  Try the -verbose switch if you want to know which ones are
	      available.

       -bg    Fork into background.

       -wm    Print WindowMaker menu (set stations using v4lctl).

SEE ALSO
       xawtv(1), fbtv(1), v4lctl(1)

AUTHOR
       Gerd Knorr <kraxel@bytesex.org>

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2000-2002 Gerd Knorr <kraxel@bytesex.org>

       This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of
       the  GNU  General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either ver-
       sion 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

       This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY	WARRANTY;
       without	even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
       See the GNU General Public License for more details.

       You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program;
       if  not,  write	to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 675 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139,
       USA.

				     (c) 2000-2002 Gerd Knorr				 rootv(1)


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