Terminal based replica of the digital rain from The Matrix.
TMatrix is a program that simulates the digital rain from The Matrix. It's focused on being the most accurate replica of the digital rain effect achievable on a typical terminal, while also being customizable and performant.
shell yay -S tmatrix-git
eselect repository enable bright emerge --ask tmatrix
nix-env -f '' -iA tmatrix
The package can be installed from the community repo:
zypper addrepo https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:kosmonaut2000/openSUSE_Tumbleweed/home:kosmonaut2000.repo zypper refresh zypper install TMatrix
zypper addrepo https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:kosmonaut2000/openSUSE_Leap_15.2/home:kosmonaut2000.repo zypper refresh zypper install TMatrix
The prebuilt TMatrix uses version 5 of the ncurses library. To install the library on Ubuntu or Debian run:
shell sudo apt-get install libncurses5Now that you have the required library you can install and run tmatrix:
shell wget -q https://github.com/M4444/TMatrix/releases/download/v1.3/installation.tar.gz tar -zxvf installation.tar.gz cd installation sudo ./install.shTo check if it installed correctly run:
shell tmatrix --version
sudo rm -f /usr/bin/tmatrix \ /usr/share/man/man6/tmatrix.6.gz \ /usr/share/bash-completion/completions/tmatrix \ /usr/share/zsh/site-functions/_tmatrix
To check if anything was left behind you can run:
shell locate tmatrix
git clone https://github.com/M4444/TMatrix.git cd TMatrix mkdir -p build && cd build cmake .. make -j8 sudo make install
TMatrix is very customizable. You can change the starting title text, the color of the background and the characters, the speed, length and separations of the rain streaks. During execution you can use
pto pause and
For a full description of all the options run
Written and maintained by Miloš Stojanović (mc.cm.mail[email protected]).
Thanks to: - Infinisil for creating a Nix package - filalex77 for creating a Gentoo Linux package, adding bash, zsh and tcsh completions scripts and a .editorconfig file - eliasrg for creating and maintaining the Arch Linux package, clarifying the installation options on Arch Linux, adding CMake install commands for the man page and helping in the creation of completions scripts - Makefile-dot-in for fixing a problem linking atomic on Android - sebpardo for pointing out a typo in the man page - fosspill for correcting the name of the required ncurses library - meskarune for the idea and helpful suggestions for creating the 'fade' and 'rainbow' options - taschenlampe for creating a openSUSE Linux package and reporting an issue with the install script
TMatrix is licensed under the
GPL-2.0-only- see the LICENSE file for details.