cmatrix

Shows a scrolling Matrix like screen in the terminal.

TLDR

Enable asynchronous scrolling

$ cmatrix -a
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Display red text

$ cmatrix -C [red]
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Enable rainbow mode

$ cmatrix -r
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Set screen update delay to 2 centiseconds (20 milliseconds)

$ cmatrix -u [2]
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SYNOPSIS

cmatrix [-abBflohnsmVx] [-u update] [-C color]

DESCRIPTION

Shows a scrolling 'Matrix' like screen in Linux

OPTIONS

-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

-m

"Lambda" mode, every character becomes a lambda

-x

X window mode, use if your xterm is using mtx.pcf

-V

Print version information and exit

-u delay

Screen update delay 0 - 9, default 4

-C color

Use this color for matrix (default green). Valid colors are green, red, blue, white, yellow, cyan, magenta and black.

KEYSTROKES

The following keystrokes are available during execution (unavailable in -s mode)

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

BUGS

This program is very CPU intensive. Don't be surprised if it eats up over 40% of your CPU at times.

HOMEPAGE

http://www.github.com/abishekvashok/cmatrix

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