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filmleader(6x) XScreenSaver manual filmleader(6x)


filmleader - screen saver.


filmleader [--display host:display.screen] [--visual visual] [--window] [--root] [--window-id number] [--tv-color number] [--tv-tint number] [--noise number] [--tv-brightness number] [--tv-contrast number] [--fps]


Displays a looping countdown based on the SMPTE Universal Film leader on a simulation of an old analog television.


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.
Draw on a newly-created window. This is the default.
Draw on the root window.
--window-id number
Draw on the specified window.
Color Knob. 0 - 1000. Default: 70.
Tint Knob. 0 - 100. Default: 5.
Noise. 0.0 - 0.2. Default: 0.04.
Brightness Knob. 0 - 200. Default: 150.
Contrast Knob. 0 - 1500. Default: 1000.
Whether to show a frames-per-second display at the bottom of the screen.


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.
The window ID to use with --root.


X(1), xscreensaver(1)


Copyright © 2018 by Jamie Zawinski. Permission to use, copy, modify, distribute, 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 permission 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.


Jamie Zawinski.

6.09 (07-Jun-2024) X Version 11