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draws strange attractors

Synopsis

strange [--display host:display.screen] [--foreground color] [--background color] [--window] [--root] [--window-id number][--mono] [--install] [--visual visual] [--ncolors integer] [--delay microseconds]

[--fps]

Description

The strange program draws strange attractors

Options

strange accepts the following options:

--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.

--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 100. The colors are chosen randomly.

--points integer

Change the number of points/iterations each frame.  Default 5500.  More than 6000 activates the accumulator, which makes parts of the image brighter or darker depending on how often the attractor hits each pixel.

--point-size integer

Changes the size of individual points.  Default 1.

--zoom float

Zooms in or out.  Default 0.9.

--brightness float

Adjusts the brightness for accumulator mode.  Default 1.0.

--motion-blur float

Adds motion blur.  Default 3.0, no motion blur is 1.0.

--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), xlock(1)

Author

Massimino Pascal <Pascal.Massimon@ens.fr>, 1997.

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

Info

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