demon - Man Page

cellular automaton.

Synopsis

demon [--display host:display.screen] [--visual visual] [--window] [--root] [--window-id number] [--count number] [--cycles number] [--delay number] [--ncolors number] [--size number] [--fps]

Description

A cellular automaton that starts with a random field, and organizes it into stripes and spirals.

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.

--window-id number

Draw on the specified window.

--count number

States.  0 - 20.  Default: 0.

--cycles number

Timeout.  0 - 800000.  Default: 1000.

--delay number

Per-frame delay, in microseconds.  Default: 50000 (0.05 seconds.).

--ncolors number

Number of Colors.  Default: 64.

--size number

Cell Size.  -20 - 20.  Default: -7.

--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.

XSCREENSAVER_WINDOW

The window ID to use with --root.

See Also

X(1), xscreensaver(1)

Author

David Bagley.

Info

6.05-3.fc38 (06-Nov-2022) X Version 11 XScreenSaver manual