OnWorks favicon

bb - Online in the Cloud

Run bb in OnWorks free hosting provider over Ubuntu Online, Fedora Online, Windows online emulator or MAC OS online emulator

This is the command bb that can be run in the OnWorks free hosting provider using one of our multiple free online workstations such as Ubuntu Online, Fedora Online, Windows online emulator or MAC OS online emulator



bb - an ASCII-art demo


bb [options]


bb is a 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 infinite loop.

Select driver. Available drivers: linux, slang, X11, stdout, stderr.

Select keyboard driver. Available drivers: slang, X11, stdin.

Select mouse driver. Available drivers: X11, gpm, 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 attribute (i.e -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, 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).

Use bb online using onworks.net services

Free Servers & Workstations

Download Windows & Linux apps

  • 1
    USBLoaderGX is a GUI for
    Waninkoko's USB Loader, based on
    libwiigui. It allows listing and
    launching Wii games, Gamecube games and
    homebrew on Wii and WiiU...
    Download USBLoaderGX
  • 2
    Firebird RDBMS offers ANSI SQL features
    & runs on Linux, Windows &
    several Unix platforms. Features
    excellent concurrency & performance
    & power...
    Download Firebird
  • 3
    KompoZer is a wysiwyg HTML editor using
    the Mozilla Composer codebase. As
    Nvu's development has been stopped
    in 2005, KompoZer fixes many bugs and
    adds a f...
    Download KompoZer
  • 4
    Free Manga Downloader
    Free Manga Downloader
    The Free Manga Downloader (FMD) is an
    open source application written in
    Object-Pascal for managing and
    downloading manga from various websites.
    This is a mirr...
    Download Free Manga Downloader
  • 5
    UNetbootin allows you to create bootable
    Live USB drives for Ubuntu, Fedora, and
    other Linux distributions without
    burning a CD. It runs on Windows, Linux,
    and ...
    Download UNetbootin
  • 6
    Dolibarr ERP - CRM
    Dolibarr ERP - CRM
    Dolibarr ERP - CRM is an easy to use
    ERP and CRM open source software package
    (run with a web php server or as
    standalone software) for businesses,
    Download Dolibarr ERP - CRM
  • More »

Linux commands