ripples - interference patterns.


ripples [-display host:display.screen] [-visual visual] [-window] [-root] [-delay number] [-duration secs] [-rate number] [-fluidity number] [-light number] [-water] [-stir] [-oily] [-grayscale] [-colors number] [-no-shm] [-fps]


This draws rippling interference patterns like splashing water. With the -water option, it manipulates your desktop image to look like something is dripping into it.


-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.
-delay number
 Per-frame delay, in microseconds. Default: 50000 (0.05 seconds.).
-duration seconds
 How long to run before loading a new image. Default 120 seconds.
-rate number
 Drizzle. 1 - 100. Default: 5.
-fluidity number
 Small Drops. 0 - 16. Default: 6.
-light number
 Lighting Effect. 0 - 8. Default: 0.
-water | -no-water
 Grab Screen Image. Boolean.
-stir | -no-stir
 Moving Splashes. Boolean.
-oily | -no-oily
 Psychedelic Colors. Boolean.
-grayscale Convert the screen image to grayscale. Ignored if we don’t grab the screen image or if our screen doesn’t have enough color depth.
-colors number
 Colors Two. Default: 200.
-shm | -no-shm
 Use Shared Memory. Boolean.
-fps Display the current frame rate and CPU load.


DISPLAY to get the default host and display number.
 to get the name of a resource file that overrides the global resources stored in the RESOURCE_MANAGER property.


X(1), xscreensaver(1)


Copyright © 2002 by Tom Hammersley. Permission to use, copy, modify, distribute, and sell this software and its documentation for any purpose is hereby granted without fee, provided that the above copyright notice appear in all copies and that both that copyright notice and this permission notice appear in supporting documentation. No representations are made about the suitability of this software for any purpose. It is provided "as is" without express or implied warranty.


Tom Hammersley.

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