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NAME(SECTION)                                                    NAME(SECTION)

       bb - The aalib demo

       bb [options]

       The  bb,  command  show  an high quality audio-visual demonstration for
       your text terminal

       A summary of options are included below.  For  a  complete  description
       type bb -help.

       -help  Show summary of options.

       -loop  play demo in(1,8) infinite loop

              select(2,7,2 select_tut) driver available drivers:linux slang X11 stdout stderr

              select(2,7,2 select_tut) keyboard driver available drivers:slang X11 stdin

              select(2,7,2 select_tut) mouse driver available drivers:X11 gpm dos

       -width set(7,n,1 builtins) width

              set(7,n,1 builtins) height

              set(7,n,1 builtins) minimal width

              set(7,n,1 builtins) minimal height

              set(7,n,1 builtins) maximal width

              set(7,n,1 builtins) maximal height

              set(7,n,1 builtins) recomended width

              set(7,n,1 builtins) recomended height

       -dim   enable usage of dim (half bright) attribute

       -bold  enable usage of bold (double bright) attribute

              enable usage of reverse attribute

              enable usage of normal attribute

              enable usage of boldfont attrubute

              disable (i.e -nobold)

              use all 256 characters

       -eight use eight bit ascii(1,7)

       -font <font>
              select(2,7,2 select_tut)  font(This  option  have  effect  just on hardwares where
              aalib is unable to determine current font  available  fonts:vga8
              vga9 mda14 vga14 X8x13 X8x16 X8x13bold vgagl8 line

              enable inverse rendering

              disable inverse rendering

       -bright <val>
              set(7,n,1 builtins) bright (0-255)

       -contrast <val>
              set(7,n,1 builtins) contrast (0-255)

       -gamma <val>
              set(7,n,1 builtins) gamma correction value(0-1)

              disable dithering

              floyd steinberg dithering

              error(8,n) distribution dithering

       -random <val>
              set(7,n,1 builtins) random(3,4,6) dithering value(0-inf)

       -dimmul <val>
              multiply factor(1,6) for dim color (5.3)

       -boldmul <val>
              multiply factor(1,6) for dim color (2.7)

       See the files in(1,8) /usr/doc/aalib*

       This  manual page was written by Michael Bramer <>, for
       the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).


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