sierpinski man page

sierpinski — draws Sierpinski triangle fractals

Synopsis

sierpinski [-display host:display.screen] [-foreground color] [-background color] [-window] [-root] [-mono] [-install] [-visual visual] [-ncolors integer] [-delay microseconds] [-cycles integer] [-count integer]

[-fps]

Description

The sierpinski program draws Sierpinski triangle fractals.

Options

sierpinski 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.

-ncolors integer

How many colors should be used (if possible).  Default 64. The colors are chosen randomly.

-cycles integer
-count integer
-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), xlock(1)

Author

Desmond Daignault <tekdd@dtol.datatimes.com>, 05-Sep-96.  (Original  xlock version was called tri.c.)

Ability to run standalone or with xscreensaver added by  Jamie Zawinski <jwz@jwz.org>, 10-May-97.  (Renamed to sierpinski.)

Info

5.37-6.fc27.1 (15-Aug-2017) X Version 11 XScreenSaver manual