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dzen2-gdbar - generates fully graphical progress meters


dzen2-gdbar [-w characters] [-s symbol] [-fg color] [-bg color] [-min minvalue] [-max maxvalue] [-l string] [-nonl] [-o]


gdbar application that generates fully graphical progress meters, from some values you supply to it.

It has the same input semantics as dbar (see dbar (1) . In contrast to dbar, gdbar draws fully graphical meters which are only useful in combination with dzen.

See the usage examples for a description of the expected input format.


A summary of options is included below.

Value to be considered 100% (default: 100)
Value to be considered 0% (default: 0)
Foreground color. (default white)
Bacground color (default darkgrey)
Size in pixels to be considered 100% in the bar (default: 80 )
Bar height.
label to be prepended to the bar (default: '' )
Draw conky style meters.
no new line, don't put '0 at the end of the bar (default: do print '0)


Dbar was written by Robert Manea.

This manual page was written by bertagaz <>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).


dzen2(1), dzen2-dbar(1), dzen2-gcpubar(1), and dzen2-textwidth(1).

Jan 01 2008