loop man page

loop — cellular automaton.

Synopsis

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

Description

Another cellular automaton. This one produces loop-shaped colonies that spawn, age, and eventually die.

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.

-cycles number

Timeout.  0 - 8000.  Default: 1600.

-delay number

Per-frame delay, in microseconds.  Default: 100000 (0.10 seconds.).

-ncolors number

Number of Colors.  Default: 15.

-size number

Size.  -50 - 50.  Default: -12.

-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)

Author

David Bagley.

Info

5.36-4.fc26 (10-Feb-2017) X Version 11 XScreenSaver manual