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        aatv - a program to watch TV in a text-based console


        aatv [options]


        aatv  is  a  small program which allows you to watch TV in a text-based
        console, i.e. in a virtual console or in an xterm.
        If you just want to see what it does, and don’t want to mess with  fre‐
xawtv(1) for example, and then
        launch aatv. When aatv starts, it keeps the frequency the card is tuned
        on.  You might have to change the video mode (to PAL, NTSC or SECAM) in
        the config file.
        q Quit the program.
        c Switch from TV to composite, or from composite to TV.
        s Change video mode (PAL, SECAM, NTSC).
        v Flip image.
        b Show the frequency, you may then press enter or type a new value.
        AA image controls:
        f Turn ON/OFF fast rendering.
        a No dithering.
        e Dithering mode 1.
        r Dithering mode 2.
        p Show the contrast value, you may then  press  enter  or  type  a  new
        m Decreases the contrast.
        !  Increases the contrast.
             o     ,      l     ,      :     : Do the same with brightness.
        Tuner image controls:
             i     ,      k     ,      ;     : Contrast.
             u     ,      j     ,      ,     : Brightness.
             y     ,      h     ,      n     : Whiteness.


        A summary of options is included below.
        For a complete description type aatv -help.
        -help Show summary of options.
               Select  driver. Available drivers: linux, slang, X11, stdout and
               Select keyboard driver. Available drivers: slang, X11 and stdin.
               Select mouse driver. Available drivers: X11, gpm and dos.
        -width Set width.
               Set height.
               Set minimum width.
               Set minimum height.
               Set maximum width.
               Set maximum height.
               Set recommended width.
               Set recommended 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 attribute.
               Disable an attribute (e.g. -nobold).
               Use all 256 characters.
        -eight Use eight bit ASCII.
        -font <font>
               Select  font.  This  option  is  used on hardware where aalib is
               unable to determine the current  font.  Available  fonts:  vga8,
               vga9, mda14, vga14, X8x13, X8x16, X8x13bold, vgagl8 and line.
               Enable inverse rendering.
               Disable inverse rendering.
        -bright <val>
               Set brightness (0-255).
        -contrast <val>
               Set contrast (0-255).
        -gamma <val>
               Set gamma correction value (0-1).
               Disable dithering.
               Floyd Steinberg dithering.
               Error distribution dithering.
        -random <val>
               Set random dithering value (0-inf).
        -dimmul <val>
               Multiply factor for dim attribute (5.3).
        -boldmul <val>
               Multiply factor for bold attribute (2.7).


               The per-user configfile of aatv.
               The  system-wide aatv configfile. It’s used if no ~/.aatv
               is found.


        Please report any bugs  you  find  to  Mike  Jagdis  <jaggy@pur‐


        aatv is covered by the GNU General Public License (GPL).


        Florent de Lamotte <florent@lamotte.as>.
        This  manual  page  was  written by Uwe Hermann <uh1763@hermann-
        uwe.de>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but  may  be  used  by
        manpage by Michael Bramer <grisu@debian.org>  and  was  slightly
        improved by Uwe Hermann <uh1763@hermann-uwe.de>.


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