xteevee



XScreenSaver(1)                                                XScreenSaver(1)




NAME

       xteevee - Simulate various TV problems


SYNOPSIS

       xteevee  [-display  host:display.screen]  [-window]  [-root] [-install]
       [-visual visual] [-cycle] [-no-cycle]  [-static]  [-no-static]  [-roll]
       [-no-roll] [-bars] [-no-bars]


DESCRIPTION

       xteevee  simulates  various television problems, fondly re-creating the
       days when computers were fun and I spent my  time  with  an  Atari  400
       hooked up to a black-and-white TV I found in someone’s trash.

       When  run,  xteevee picks a mode to display from the available options.
       If modes are explicitly set on the  command-line,  they  over-ride  the
       implicit  options  and will be choosen among exclusively.  If modes are
       explicitly excluded from the command-line, the they are simply  removed
       from contention.

       The  image  that it manipulates will be grabbed from the portion of the
       screen underlying the window, or from the system’s video input, or from
       a random file on disk, as indicated by the grabDesktopImages, grabVide-
       oFrames, and chooseRandomImages options in  the  ~/.xscreensaver  file;
       see xscreensaver-demo(1) for more details.

       See  also  xanalogtv(1)  for  a  more sophisticated (but more graphics-
       intensive) implementation of this concept.


OPTIONS

       xteevee 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.

       -cycle  Cycle through all the available modes.  This is the default.

       -no-cycle
               Don’t cycle modes.

       -static Explicitly select the "static" mode.

       -no-static
               Explicitly forbid the "static" mode.

       -roll   Explicitly select the "vertical roll" mode.

       -no-roll
               Explicitly forbid the "vertical roll" mode.

       -bars   Explicitly select the "color bars" mode.

       -no-bars
               Explicitly forbid the "color bars" mode.


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.


X RESOURCES

       Notable X resources supported include the following:

       static,  roll  and  bars  are  booleans, defining which modes are to be
       implicitly available if xteevee is run without command-line mode selec-
       tions.   cycle  is  a boolean, defining if xteevee should cycle through
       each available mode or pick one  and  stick  with  it.   delayMode  and
       delayBetween  are  integers, defining how long each mode should be dis-
       played and how long the time between them should be  if  cycle  is  on.
       staticSignal  is an integer, defining the strength of the signal during
       the "static" mode, as a percentage.


BUGS

       xteevee should simulate more TV problems.


SEE ALSO

       X(1),  xanalogtv(1),  apple2(1),  bsod(1),  xscreensaver(1),   xscreen-
       saver-demo(1), xscreensaver-getimage(1)


COPYRIGHT

       Copyright © 1999 by Greg Knauss.  Permission to use, copy, modify, dis-
       tribute, and sell this software and its documentation for  any  purpose
       is hereby granted without fee, provided that the above copyright notice
       appear in all copies and that both that copyright notice and this  per-
       mission  notice appear in supporting documentation.  No representations
       are made about the suitability of this software for any purpose.  It is
       provided "as is" without express or implied warranty.  If you’ve gotten
       this far, then you’re obviously looking for something to do.  Go  here:
       http://www.teevee.org.


AUTHOR

       Greg Knauss <greg@eod.com>, 19-Nov-1999.



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