CMatrix

Linux Candy: CMatrix – terminal based “The Matrix”

Summary

CMatrix makes a powerful impression in the terminal. There’s a fair few options to tinker with, but I’d really like to a few more such as horizontal scrolling.

If you’re a fan of the movie, you’ll love CMatrix.

This program uses a fair few CPU cycles.

Website: github.com/abishekvashok/cmatrix
Support:
Developer: Abishek V Ashok (current maintainer)
License: GNU General Public License v3.0

CMatrix is written in C. Learn C with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

Pages in this article:
Page 1 – Introduction / Installation
Page 2 – In Operation
Page 3 – Summary

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