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kamoso [Qt-options] [KDE-options]

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${in} gwenview ark vlc firefox okular yakuake kamoso ksnapshot \
ksysguard kcharselect kcalc
# themes, fonts etc.
${in} wqy-microhei-fonts cjkuni-uming-fonts dejavu-s*fonts heisenbug-kde-theme \


Kamoso is a utility that does the very simple actions a webcam offers, like taking pictures or recording videos and adds some extra features that will make the webcam usage both funnier and more useful.


Generic options:


Show help about options


Show Qt specific options


Show KDE specific options


Show all options


Show author information

-v, --version

Show version information


Show license information


End of options

KDE options:
--caption <caption>

Use ’caption’ as name in the titlebar

--icon <icon>

Use ’icon’ as the application icon

--config <filename>

Use alternative configuration file


Disable crash handler, to get core dumps


Waits for a WM_NET compatible windowmanager

--style <style>

sets the application GUI style

--geometry <geometry>

sets the client geometry of the main widget - see man X for the argument format

Qt options:
--display <displayname>

Use the X-server display ’displayname’

--session <sessionId>

Restore the application for the given ’sessionId’


Causes the application to install a private color map on an 8-bit display

--ncols <count>

Limits the number of colors allocated in the color cube on an 8-bit display, if the application is using the QApplication::ManyColor color specification


tells Qt to never grab the mouse or the keyboard


running under a debugger can cause an implicit --nograb, use --dograb to override


switches to synchronous mode for debugging

--fn, --font <fontname>

defines the application font

--bg, --background <color>

sets the default background color and an application palette (light and dark shades are calculated)

--fg, --foreground <color>

sets the default foreground color

--btn, --button <color>

sets the default button color

--name <name>

sets the application name

--title <title>

sets the application title (caption)

--visual TrueColor

forces the application to use a TrueColor visual on an 8-bit display

--inputstyle <inputstyle>

sets XIM (X Input Method) input style. Possible values are onthespot, overthespot, offthespot and root

--im <XIM server>

set XIM server


disable XIM


mirrors the whole layout of widgets


<file.qss> applies the Qt stylesheet to the application widgets

--graphicssystem <system>

use a different graphics system instead of the default one, options are raster and opengl (experimental)

see also

Full user documentation is available through the KDE Help Center. You can also enter the URL help:/kamoso/ directly into konqueror or you can run ’khelpcenter help:/kamoso/’ from the command-line.


Aleix Pol Gonzalez <aleixpol[:at:]kde[:dot:]org>
Alex Fiestas <alex[:at:]eyeos[:dot:]org>

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