goban(1) Goban screensaver


goban [options]


This manual page documents briefly the goban command.

goban is a screensaver program that replays historical games of go (aka wei-chi and baduk) on the screen.


-version, --version
Print version information
Stealth mode
Display to use
Use color if possible
Use high-contrast graphics instead of rendered
Set resource file name
Name used to look up X resources
Size (in pixels) of font (default = 12)
X window id to draw in
Draw on the root window
Milliseconds between stones in screensaver (default = 2000)
Milliseconds between games in screensaver (default = 10000)
Rate of acceleration of stonetime 0=slow 100=fast (default = 50)
Directory to find games to play
Minimum stonetime (limit on acceleration) in screensaver (default = 100)
Number of games to play in arena test
Program 1 for arena testing
Program 2 for arena testing
Size to use in arena testing
Komi for arena testing
Handicap for arena testing
Edit SGF file
Connect to NNGS
Connect to IGS
Run as a screensaver
-help, --help
Show help message


goban was written by Scott Draves <[email protected]>.

This manual page was written by Al Nikolov <[email protected]>, for the Debian project (and may be used by others).

The Debian package is dedicated to the Saint-Petersburg Go Federation and personally to Maxim Podolyak, it's President.