rootv - display TV using the Xvideo extention
rootv [ options ]
rootv puts a video to some window. By default it creates its own win-
dow, 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.
rootv knows a number of command line options to modify the behaviour.
-help Print a short description of all command line options.
Be verbose. That will dump some debug messages to stderr.
-root Put the video onto the root window instead of creating a new
Put the video into the window <win> instead of creating a new
Tune station <st>. This just calls v4lctl, which in turn will
look up the station in your ~/.xawtv config file.
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).
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).
xawtv(1), fbtv(1), v4lctl(1)
Gerd Knorr <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Copyright (C) 2000-2002 Gerd Knorr <email@example.com>
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 version 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 Gen-
eral 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.,
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(c) 2000-2002 Gerd Knorr rootv(1)
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