slip - sucks your screen into a jet engine
] [-foreground color
] [-window] [-root] [-mono] [-install] [-visual
] [-ncolors integer
] [-iterations integer
] [-delay microseconds
] [-delay2 microseconds
program does lots of blits and chews up an image.
The image that it manipulates will be grabbed from the portion of the screen
underlying the window, or from the system's video input, or from a random file
on disk, as indicated by the grabDesktopImages
options in the ~/.xscreensaver
(1) for more details.
accepts the following options:
- Draw on a newly-created window. This is the default.
- Draw on the root window.
- If on a color display, pretend we're on a monochrome
- Install a private colormap for the window.
- -visual visual
- Specify which visual to use. Legal values are the name of a
visual class, or the id number (decimal or hex) of a specific visual.
- -ncolors integer
- How many colors should be used (if possible). Default 200.
The colors used cycle through the hue, making N stops around the color
- -count integer
- How many whooziwhatsis to generate. Default 35.
- -cycles integer
- How long to frobnicate. Default 50.
- -delay microseconds
- How long we should wait between drawing each step. Default
50000, or about 1/20th second.
- Display the current frame rate and CPU load.
- to get the default host and display number.
- to get the name of a resource file that overrides the
global resources stored in the RESOURCE_MANAGER property.
Copyright © 1992 by Scott Draves.
Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and its
documentation for any purpose and without fee is hereby granted, provided that
the above copyright notice appear in all copies and that both that copyright
notice and this permission notice appear in supporting documentation.
Scott Graves <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Ability to run standalone or with xscreensaver
added by Jamie Zawinski