moire man page

moire — draw circular interference patterns

Synopsis

moire [-display host:display.screen] [-foreground color] [-background color] [-window] [-root] [-mono] [-install] [-visual visual] [-delay seconds] [-random boolean] [-ncolors int] [-offset int]  [-fps]

Description

The moire program draws cool circular interference patterns.

Options

moire accepts the following options:

-window

Draw on a newly-created window.  This is the default.

-root

Draw on the root window.

-mono

If on a color display, pretend we're on a monochrome display.

-install

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.

-delay seconds

How long to wait before starting over.  Default 5 seconds.

-random boolean

Whether to ignore the foreground/background colors, and pick them randomly instead.

-offset integer

The maximum random radius increment to use.

-ncolors integer

How many colors should be allocated in the color ramp (note that this value interacts with offset.)

-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

Jamie Zawinski <jwz@jwz.org>, 27-Apr-97, based on code by Michael D. Bayne <mdb@go2net.com>.

Info

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