Commit b82cae14 authored by Uri Lublin's avatar Uri Lublin
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Add a man page

Signed-off-by: Uri Lublin's avatarUri Lublin <>
Acked-by: Frediano Ziglio's avatarFrediano Ziglio <>
parent a28f9ad1
......@@ -25,3 +25,5 @@ EXTRA_DIST = \
data/90-spice-guest-streaming.rules \
data/spice-streaming.desktop \
dist_man_MANS = spice-streaming-agent.1
spice-streaming-agent \- An agent, running on a guest, sending video
stream of X display to a remote client (over SPICE)
.B spice-streaming-agent [ <options> ]
.B spice-streaming-agent
is an agent, running on a guest, sending video stream of X display to
a remote client (over SPICE)
The video stream itself depends on plugins/codecs installed on the guest
(and the client).
Currently only supports X display (Xorg/X11).
Requires a virtio-port device to communicate and a recent enough
.B spice-streaming-agent
should start automatically with your X session.
.\" ToDo: add qemu-kvm command line option example
.\" or refer to README file
.BR \-p " " \fIportname\fR
The virtio-serial port to use
(default is /dev/virtio-ports/
.BR \-l " " \fIfile\fR
log frames to file
.BR \-\-log-binary
log binary frames (following -l)
.BR \-\-log-categories
log categories, separated by ':' (currently: frames)
.BR \-\-plugins-dir " " path
change plugins directory
.BR \-d
enable debug logs
.BR \-c " " \fIvariable=value\fR
A generic way to change plugins/codecs settings.
This only affects plugins that support this variable
and this value (and ignored otherwise).
.BR \-c " " \fIframerate=1-100\fR
.\" ToDo: more -c options related to plugins
run spice-streaming-agent with a framerate of 20 frames per second
spice-streaming-agent -c framerate=20
run and log binary frames to /tmp/ssa.log
spice-streaming-agent -l /tmp/ssa.log --log-binary
run and print a lot of debug information
spice-streaming-agent -d
......@@ -66,6 +66,7 @@ fi
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