What is Cmatrix ๐Ÿค”

What is Cmatrix ๐Ÿค”


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Want to see some animation in termux you can install cmatrix.

Cmatrix shows cool matrix scrolling lines animation in terminal , you probably have seen in the Sci-fi movies.


To install we just simply type
pkg update && pkg upgrade
pkg install cmatrix

Start and stop

To start this program we can type cmatrix

To stop we need to press CTRL + C or q


There are 8 colours , green is the default,
cmatrix -C green IMG_20210824_110252.jpg

cmatrix -C red IMG_20210824_110404.jpg

cmatrix -C blue IMG_20210824_110502.jpg

cmatrix -C white IMG_20210824_110551.jpg

cmatrix -C yellow IMG_20210824_110643.jpg

cmatrix -C cyan IMG_20210824_110731.jpg

cmatrix -C magenta IMG_20210824_110812.jpg

cmatrix -r IMG_20210824_145103.jpg

cmatrix -C black IMG_20210824_110936.jpg

More option

-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


To read the manual, we need to insall man program
pkg install man
man cmatrix

To exit from the manual q

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