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Manual Reference Pages  -  TELAK (1)

NAME

telak - draw local or remote pictures on your root window

CONTENTS

Configuration File
Example
Files
Author
Homepage

SYNOPSIS

telak [options]

DESCRIPTION

telak is a program that draw local or remote pictures on your root window. This is very useful if you want to have webcam, graphs or something like this drawn above your wallpaper.

OPTIONS

This program follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (‘-’). A summary of options is included below.

-h --help Show summary of options.

-v --version
  Show version of program.

-d --display
  Specify display.

-c --config
  Specify configuration file.

--cache Specify cache directory.

CONFIGURATION FILE

The format is pretty simple. Each image have to be declared in a section, which is defined like this: [image_name]

After this, you will have to declare options you want.

url = <url or path>
  URL (http, ftp) or path (/home...) to your picture. MANDATORY.

width = <size in px>
  Force the width of the picture to X.

heigth = <size in px>
  Force the heigth of the picture to X.

x = <position in px>
  Position of the image.

y = <position in px>
  Position of the image.

refresh = <time in seconds>
  Reload image every X seconds.

reverse = <1 or 0>
  Reverse color mode.

EXAMPLE

Here is a telakrc example.

[test]
url = /home/staff/acid/test.jpg
width = 100
height = 100
x = 800
y = 600
reverse = 0

[photo] url = http://www.somedomaine.com/somepath/arf.png x = 200 y = 0 refresh = 300 reverse = 1

FILES

~/.telak/telakrc
  Main configuration file.

~/.telak/cache
  Default cache directory.

AUTHOR

Julien Danjou <julien@danjou.info>

HOMEPAGE

http://julien.danjou.info/telak.html
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TELAK (1) February 8, 2005

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