XScreenSaver(1)                                                XScreenSaver(1)


       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.

       -foreground color
               The color for the foreground.  Default is white.

       -background color
               The color for the background.  Default is black.

       -delay seconds
               The number of seconds to pause between each picture.

       -maxlines number
               The  maximum  number  of lines in the drawing.  Good values are
               between 20 and 2000.  Maximum value is 16K.

       -fadedelay microseconds
               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.


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       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
       implied warranty.


       Dale Moore <>, 24-Jun-1994.

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