CMatrix is a simple program that shows the cool matrix scrolling lines in the terminal like the popular Sci-fi movie "The Matrix"
Its available in ubuntu software centre or install it with command line
sudo apt-get install cmatrix
To start it type
To stop it press 'q'
Try options like Asynchronous scroll (like the original movie style)
Change the color (green, red, blue, white, yellow, cyan, magenta and black)
cmatrix -C blue
-a Asynchronous scroll
-b Bold characters on
-B All bold characters (overrides -b)
-f Force the linux $TERM type to be on
-l Linux mode (sets "matrix.fnt" font in console)
-o Use old-style scrolling
-n No bold characters (overrides -b and -B)
-s "Screensaver" mode, exits on first keystroke
-x X window mode, use if your xterm is using mtx.pcf
-V Print version information and exit
-u delay Screen update delay 0 - 9, default 4
-C color Use this color for matrix (default green). Valid colors are
green, red, blue, white, yellow, cyan, magenta and black.
View full options and instructions with this command
Install it on other linux distros ~ http://www.asty.org/cmatrix/