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strange — draws strange attractors

Synopsis

strange [-display host:display.screen] [-foreground color] [-background color] [-window] [-root] [-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.

-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.

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

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