slip - sucks your screen into a jet engine
slip [-display host:display.screen] [-foreground color] [-background
color] [-window] [-root] [-mono] [-install] [-visual visual] [-ncolors
integer] [-iterations integer] [-points integer] [-delay microseconds]
The slip program does lots of blits and chews up an image.
The image that it manipulates will be grabbed from the portion of the
screen underlying the window, or from the system’s video input, or from
a random file on disk, as indicated by the grabDesktopImages, grabVide-
oFrames, and chooseRandomImages options in the ~/.xscreensaver file;
see xscreensaver-demo(1) for more details.
slip 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 a private colormap for the window.
Specify which visual to use. Legal values are the name of a
visual class, or the id number (decimal or hex) of a specific
How many colors should be used (if possible). Default 128.
The colors used cycle through the hue, making N stops around
the color wheel.
How many whooziwhatsis to generate. Default 35.
How long to frobnicate. Default 50.
How long we should wait between drawing each step. Default
50000, or about 1/20th second.
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), xscreensaver-demo(1), xscreensaver-getimage(1)
Copyright © 1992 by Scott Draves.
Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and its
documentation for any purpose and without fee is hereby granted, pro-
vided that the above copyright notice appear in all copies and that
both that copyright notice and this permission notice appear in sup-
Scott Graves <email@example.com>.
Ability to run standalone or with xscreensaver added by Jamie Zawinski
X Version 11 24-Nov-97 XScreenSaver(1)
Man(1) output converted with