CMatrix - simulates the display from "The Matrix"
cmatrix [-abBflohnsVx] [-u update] [-C color]
Shows a scrolling ’Matrix’ like screen in Linux
-a Asynchronous scroll
-b Bold characters on
-B All bold characters (overrides -b)
-f Force the linux $TERM type to be on
-l Linux mode (sets "matrix.fnt" font in console)
-o Use old-style scrolling
-h, -? Print usage and exit
-n No bold characters (overrides -b and -B)
-s "Screensaver" mode, exits on first keystroke
-x X window mode, use if your xterm is using mtx.pcf
-V Print version information and exit
Screen update delay 0 - 9, default 4
Use this color for matrix (default green). Valid colors are
green, red, blue, white, yellow, cyan, magenta and black.
The following keystrokes are available during execution (unavailable in
a Toggle asynchronous scroll
b Random bold characters
B All bold characters
n Turn off bold characters
0-9 Adjust update speed
! @ # $ % ^ & )
Change the color of the matrix to the corresponding color: ! -
red, @ - green, # - yellow, $ - blue, % - magenta, ^ - cyan, & -
white, ) - black.
q Quit the program
This program is very CPU intensive. Don’t be surprised if it eats up
over 40% of your CPU at times.
The CMatrix homepage is currently at http://www.asty.org/cmatrix.
Chris Allegretta (email@example.com), with a lot of help from many other
people. See README file for details.
Mon May 3 1999 CMatrix(1)