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noseguy - a little guy with a big nose wanders around being witty
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 file] [-text text]
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
noseguy accepts the following options:
-window Draw on a newly-created window. This is the default.
-root Draw on the root window.
Install a private colormap for the window.
Specify which visual to use. Legal values are the name of a
visual class, or the id number (decimal or hex) of a specific
The font used for the messages.
This program will be run periodically, and its output will be
the text of the messages. Default:
xscreensaver-text --cols 40 | head -n15
You can configure the text printed through the "Advanced" tab
of xscreensaver-demo(1), or by editing your ~/.xscreensaver
If mode is file, then the contents of this file will be used
for all messages.
If mode is string, then this text will be used for all
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.
X(1), xscreensaver(1), xscreensaver-text(1), xnlock(1)
Copyright 1985, 1990 by Dan Heller <email@example.com>.
Dan Heller <firstname.lastname@example.org>, 1985.
Ability to run standalone or with xscreensaver added by Jamie Zawinski