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Manual Reference Pages  -  RIPPLES (6)

NAME

ripples - interference patterns.

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Options
Environment
See Also
Copyright
Author

SYNOPSIS

ripples [-display host:display.screen] [-visual visual] [-window] [-root] [-delay number] [-duration secs] [-rate number] [-fluidity number] [-light number] [-water] [-stir] [-oily] [-grayscale] [-colors number] [-no-shm] [-fps]

DESCRIPTION

This draws rippling interference patterns like splashing water. With the -water option, it manipulates your desktop image to look like something is dripping into it.

OPTIONS

-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.
-window Draw on a newly-created window. This is the default.
-root Draw on the root window.
-delay number
  Per-frame delay, in microseconds. Default: 50000 (0.05 seconds.).
-duration seconds
  How long to run before loading a new image. Default 120 seconds.
-rate number
  Drizzle. 1 - 100. Default: 5.
-fluidity number
  Small Drops. 0 - 16. Default: 6.
-light number
  Lighting Effect. 0 - 8. Default: 0.
-water | -no-water
  Grab Screen Image. Boolean.
-stir | -no-stir
  Moving Splashes. Boolean.
-oily | -no-oily
  Psychedelic Colors. Boolean.
-grayscale Convert the screen image to grayscale. Ignored if we don’t grab the screen image or if our screen doesn’t have enough color depth.
-colors number
  Colors Two. Default: 200.
-shm | -no-shm
  Use Shared Memory. Boolean.
-fps Display the current frame rate and CPU load.

ENVIRONMENT

DISPLAY to get the default host and display number.
XENVIRONMENT
  to get the name of a resource file that overrides the global resources stored in the RESOURCE_MANAGER property.

SEE ALSO

X(1), xscreensaver(1)

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2002 by Tom Hammersley. Permission to use, copy, modify, distribute, and sell this software and its documentation for any purpose is hereby granted without fee, provided that the above copyright notice appear in all copies and that both that copyright notice and this permission notice appear in supporting documentation. No representations are made about the suitability of this software for any purpose. It is provided "as is" without express or implied warranty.

AUTHOR

Tom Hammersley.
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