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To run this program the standard way type:


Alternativly you can run it as:

childsplay --window


Childsplay is a suite of educational games for young children. It’s a plugin system, so childsplay is basically a framework where you put in as many game modules as you like. Childsplay comes with a few standard games, so check the website (see below) for additional games.



Toggle the fullscreen mode. The screen size stays 800x600, so if you have a bigger resolution you have to live with a black border. This is the default mode.


Toggle windowmanager mode. Display the screen in a window of 800x600.


Output help information and exit.


Output version information and exit.




childsplay [option]

see also

Read the docs that came with the tarball.


Stas Z <stasz[:at:]linux.isbeter[:dot:]nl>

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