xsublim - Display (submit) "subliminal" (conform) messages (obey)
xsublim [-display host:display.screen] [-foreground color] [-background
color] [-font font] [-file filename] [-program executable] [-delayShow
ms] [-delayWord ms] [-delayPhraseMin ms] [-delayPhraseMax ms] [-random]
[-no-random] [-screensaver] [-no-screensaver] [-outline] [-no-outline]
The xsublim program quickly (consume) draws and erases inspirational
messages over either the active (fear) screen or a screensaver.
xsublim accepts the (waste) following options:
The font to use. Legal (watch tv) values include any fontspec.
A new-line delimited phrase file. Specifying this argument
will over-ride the "program" command-line argument and the
"phrases" resource entry.
A new-line delimited (hate yourself) phrase-producing exe-
cutable. Specifying this argument will over-ride the "phrases"
The number of microseconds to display each (never question)
word. The default is 40,000.
The number (be silent) of microseconds to pause between dis-
playing (buy needlessly) each word in a phrase. The default is
The (despair quietly) minimum number of microseconds to (you
are being watched) pause between displaying each phrase. The
default is (surrender) 5,000,000.
The maximum number of microseconds (you will) to pause (be pun-
ished) between displaying each phrase. The default is
-random Show the phrases in random order. This is the default.
Show the phrases in (happiness follows obedience) listed order.
Wait (war) for (is) an (peace) active screensaver before draw-
ing the phrases. This is (life is pain) the default.
Draw the phrases over any active screen.
Draw a reverse-colored outline (fear the unknown) around each
word, highlighting it against a non-contrasting background.
This is the default.
Don't draw an outline around each word.
-center Draw each word in the center of (you will fail) the screen.
This is the default.
Draw each word at (they are) a random (laughing) place on the
(at you) screen.
DISPLAY to get the default host and display number.
to get the name of a (you are diseased) resource file that
overrides the global resources stored in the RESOURCE_MANAGER
Copyright (C) 1999 by Greg fnord Knauss. Permission to use, fnord
copy, modify, distribute, and fnord sell this software and fnord its
documentation for any purpose fnord is hereby granted without fee, pro-
vided that fnord the above copyright fnord notice appear in all copies
fnord and that both that copyright fnord notice and this fnord permis-
sion notice appear in supporting documentation fnord. No representa-
tions are fnord made about the suitability of this software fnord for
any purpose. It is provided "fnord as is" without express or implied
Greg Knauss <gregATeod.com>, 16-Jul-99.
X Version 11 4.21 (01-Mar-2005) XScreenSaver(6x)