The xosd package

[Tags:bsd3, library]

A binding to the X on-screen display

xosd is a library for displaying an on-screen display (like the one on many TVs) on your X display.

For example, the following displays the string "TEST" in the center of the screen, in 34pt Helvetica, for 3 seconds.

runXOSD [ Timeout 3
        , VAlign VAlignMiddle
        , HAlign HAlignCenter
        , Font "-adobe-helvetica-bold-r-*-*-34-*-*-*-*-*-*-*"
        , Color "LimeGreen"
        , Display (String "TEST")]
                  (const $ return ())


Versions 0.1, 0.1.1, 0.2, 0.2.1
Dependencies base (>1 && <6) [details]
License BSD3
Copyright Don Stewart <>
Maintainer Don Stewart <>
Category Graphics
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Uploaded Thu Dec 27 17:19:37 UTC 2012 by DonaldStewart
Distributions NixOS:0.2.1
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