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       dzen2 - general-purpose messaging and notification for X11


       dzen2 [-v] [-p [seconds]] [-m [v|h]] [-ta <l|c|r>] [-sa <l|c|r>]
             [-x <pixel>] [-y <pixel>] [-w <pixel>] [-tw <pixel>] [-u]
             [-e <string>] [-l <lines>]  [-fn <font>] [-bg <color>]
             [-fg <color>] [-xs <screen>]


       Dzen  is  a general-purpose messaging and notification program for X11,
       desigend to be scriptable in  any  language  and  integrate  well  with
       window  managers like dwm, wmii and xmonad though it will work with any

       Dzen expects the status message on  its  standard  input,  and  uses  a
       custom  formatting language for colors and several other features (like
       bar meters and such). See  README  for  detailed  usage  and  scripting


       -fg <color>
              Set  foreground  color.  The  <color> can be specified either as
              symbolic  name  (e.g.  red,  darkgreen,  etc.)  or  as   #rrggbb
              hex-value (e.g. #ffffaa).

       -bg <color>
              Set background color (same format as -fg).

       -fn <font>
              Set font (using the format of xlsfonts and xfontsel).

       -ta <l|c|r>
              Set  alignement  of  title  window content: l(eft), c(center) or

       -tw <pixels>
              Set title window width.

       -sa <l|c|r>
              Set alignment of slave window (see -ta ).

       -l <lines>
              Number of lines to display in slave window (see (1) in  README).

       -e <event1=action1:option1:...,action2;event2=...>
              Set  up  events  and actions, eg. responses to mouse clicks (see
              (2) in README).

       -m     Start up in menu mode (see (3) in README).

       -u     Update contents of title and slave  window  simultaneously,  see
              (see (4) in README).

       -p [<timeout>]
              Persist EOF (optional timeout in seconds).

       -x <pixels>
              Set x position on the screen.

       -y <pixels>
              Set y position on the screen.

       -h <pixels>
              Set line height (defaults to fontheight + 2 pixels).

       -w <pixels>

       -xs <n>
              Set the Xinerama screen number where dzen should appear.

       -v     Display version information.


       More  detailed  documentation (especially on the formatting language of
       dzen2) is available in /usr/share/doc/dzen2/README.gz.


       Dzen2 has been written by Robert Manea.  This manpage has been written,
       based  on dzen documentation, by Petr RoƄkai, for Debian GNU/Linux, but
       may be used by others. This manpage falls under  the  same  licence  as
       Dzen2 itself, see /usr/share/doc/dzen2/copyright.