Title graphic

SuperMan Pages: Amusements/Graphics

Command Description Package

xscreensaver

extensible screen saver framework, plus locking

xscreensaver-base

anemone

wiggling tentacles

xscreensaver-extras

anemotaxis

directional search on a plane

xscreensaver-extras

ant

cellular automaton

xscreensaver-extras

apollonian

Descartes Circle Theorem

xscreensaver-extras

apple2

Apple ][ display emulator

xscreensaver-extras

attraction

interactions of opposing forces

xscreensaver-extras

barcode

draws a random sequence of barcodes for the products you enjoy

xscreensaver-extras

blaster

simulation of space combat

xscreensaver-extras

blitspin

rotate a bitmap in an interesting way

xscreensaver-extras

bouboule

draws spinning 3D blobs

xscreensaver-extras

boxfit

fills space with a gradient of growing boxes or circles

xscreensaver-extras

braid

draws random color-cycling braids around a circle

xscreensaver-extras

bsod

Blue Screen of Death emulator

xscreensaver-extras

bubbles

frying pan / soft drink simulation

xscreensaver-extras

bumps

move distorting spotlight around desktop

xscreensaver-extras

ccurve

self-similar linear fractals

xscreensaver-extras

cloudlife

a cellular automaton based on Conway's Life

xscreensaver-extras

compass

draws a spinning compass

xscreensaver-extras

coral

simulates coral growth, albeit somewhat slowly

xscreensaver-extras

critical

Draw a system showing self-organizing criticality

xscreensaver-extras

crystal

kaleidescope

xscreensaver-extras

cynosure

gentle overlapping squares screen saver

xscreensaver-extras

decayscreen

make a screen meltdown

xscreensaver-extras

deco

draw tacky 70s basement wall panelling

xscreensaver-extras

deluxe

pulsing sequence of stars, circles, and lines

xscreensaver-extras

demon

celular automaton

xscreensaver-extras

discrete

discrete map iterative function fractal systems

xscreensaver-extras

distort

distort the content of the screen in interesting ways

xscreensaver-extras

drift

draws drifting recursive fractal cosmic flames

xscreensaver-extras

epicycle

draws a point moving around a circle which moves around a cicle which..

xscreensaver-extras

euler2d

two dimensional incompressible inviscid fluid flow

xscreensaver-extras

fadeplot

draws a waving ribbon following a sinusoidal path

xscreensaver-extras

fiberlamp

Fiber Optic Lamp

xscreensaver-extras

fireworkx

pyrotechnics simulation eye-candy

xscreensaver-extras

flame

draw weird cosmic fractals

xscreensaver-extras

flow

strange attractors

xscreensaver-extras

fluidballs

the physics of bouncing balls

xscreensaver-extras

forest

draws a fractal forest

xscreensaver-extras

fuzzyflakes

falling snowflakes/flower shapes

xscreensaver-extras

galaxy

draws spinning galaxies

xscreensaver-extras

goop

squishy transparent oil and bubble screenhack

xscreensaver-extras

grav

draws a simple orbital simulation

xscreensaver-extras

greynetic

draw random stippled/color rectangles

xscreensaver-extras

halftone

simple halftone pattern of moving mass points

xscreensaver-extras

halo

draw circular patterns

xscreensaver-extras

helix

draw helical string-art patterns

xscreensaver-extras

hopalong

draw real plane fractals

xscreensaver-extras

hyperball

2d projection of a 4d object

xscreensaver-extras

hypercube

2d projection of a 4d object

xscreensaver-extras

ifs

draws spinning, colliding iterated-function-system images

xscreensaver-extras

imsmap

generate fractal maps

xscreensaver-extras

interference

decaying sinusoidal waves

xscreensaver-extras

intermomentary

Visualize the momentary and aggregate intersections between slowly moving circles

xscreensaver-extras

jigsaw

permute the screen image like a jigsaw puzzle

xscreensaver-extras

juggle

juggling man screen saver

xscreensaver-extras

julia

draws spinning, animating julia

xscreensaver-extras

kumppa

spiraling, spinning, splashes of color rush toward the screen

xscreensaver-extras

laser

draws vaguely laser

xscreensaver-extras

lightning

draws fractal lightning bolts

xscreensaver-extras

lisa

draws animated full-loop lisajous figures

xscreensaver-extras

lissie

lissajous figure

xscreensaver-extras

lmorph

morphing lines

xscreensaver-extras

loop

cellular automaton

xscreensaver-extras

maze

an automated X11 demo repeatedly creating and solving a random maze

xscreensaver-extras

memscroller

scrolls a dump of its own RAM across the screen

xscreensaver-extras

mismunch

munches errors

xscreensaver-extras

moire2

circular interference patterns

xscreensaver-extras

moire

draw circular interference patterns

xscreensaver-extras

mountain

random 3D plots that look vaguely mountainous

xscreensaver-extras

munch

munching squares screen hack

xscreensaver-extras

nerverot

induces edginess in the viewer

xscreensaver-extras

noseguy

a little guy with a big nose wanders around being witty

xscreensaver-extras

pacman

simulates a game of Pac-Man on a randomly-created level

xscreensaver-extras

pedal

pretty geometric picture program

xscreensaver-extras

penetrate

simulates a classic arcade shooting game

xscreensaver-extras

penrose

draws quasiperiodic tilings

xscreensaver-extras

petri

simulates mold growing in a petri dish

xscreensaver-extras

phosphor

simulates an old terminal with long-sustain phosphor

xscreensaver-extras

piecewise

lots of moving circles intersecting in interesting ways

xscreensaver-extras

polyominoes

fill a rectangle with irregularly-shaped blocks

xscreensaver-extras

pong

Pong Home Video Game Emulator

xscreensaver-extras

pyro

simulate fireworks

xscreensaver-extras

qix

bounce colored lines around a window

xscreensaver-extras

ripples

interference patterns

xscreensaver-extras

rorschach

simulate ink-blot patterns

xscreensaver-extras

rotor

screen saver

xscreensaver-extras

rotzoomer

animated rotations and scalings of portions of the screen

xscreensaver-extras

shadebobs

oscillating vapor trails

xscreensaver-extras

sierpinski

draws Sierpinski triangle fractals

xscreensaver-extras

slidescreen

permute the screen image like an 8-puzzle

xscreensaver-extras

slip

sucks your screen into a jet engine

xscreensaver-extras

sonar

display a sonar scope

xscreensaver-extras

speedmine

simulates speeding down a rocky mineshaft, or a funky dancing worm

xscreensaver-extras

sphere

draws shaded spheres

xscreensaver-extras

spiral

draws moving circular spiral patterns

xscreensaver-extras

spotlight

move spotlight around desktop

xscreensaver-extras

squiral

square spirals screensaver

xscreensaver-extras

starfish

radially-symmetric throbbing colormap-hacking graphics demo

xscreensaver-extras

strange

draws strange attractors

xscreensaver-extras

substrate

Grow crystal-like lines on a computational substrate

xscreensaver-extras

swirl

draws swirly color-cycling patterns

xscreensaver-extras

t3d

clock using flying balls to display the time

xscreensaver-extras

thornbird

Bird in a Thornbush fractal

xscreensaver-extras

triangle

random mountains using iterative subdivision of triangles

xscreensaver-extras

truchet

draws curved or angular Truchet patterns

xscreensaver-extras

twang

pluck pieces of the screen

xscreensaver-extras

vermiculate

to move in a worm-like manner

xscreensaver-extras

vidwhacker

grab images and apply random filters to them

xscreensaver-extras

vines

draws pseudo-fractal geometric patterns

xscreensaver-extras

wander

colorful random-walk

xscreensaver-extras

whirlwindwarp

crazy moving stars

xscreensaver-extras

wormhole

animation of flying through a wormhole

xscreensaver-extras

worm

multicolored worms that crawl around the screen

xscreensaver-extras

xanalogtv

Simulate reception on an old analog TV set

xscreensaver-extras

xflame

draws animated flames

xscreensaver-extras

xjack

all work and no play makes jack a dull boy

xscreensaver-extras

xlyap

display an array of Lyapunov exponents graphically

xscreensaver-extras

xmatrix

simulates the computer displays from the movie

xscreensaver-extras

xrayswarm

swarms with color trails

xscreensaver-extras

xspirograph

simulates the rotation of a disk inside a circular rim

xscreensaver-extras

xteevee

Simulate various TV problems

xscreensaver-extras

zoom

wander around magified desktop

xscreensaver-extras

antinspect

ant model inspection screenhack

xscreensaver-gl-extras

antspotlight

ant spotlight screenhack

xscreensaver-gl-extras

atlantis

draw swimming sharks, whales, and dolphins

xscreensaver-gl-extras

atunnel

hypnotic GL tunnel journey

xscreensaver-gl-extras

blocktube

draws a swirling, falling tunnel of reflective slabs

xscreensaver-gl-extras

boing

draws a bouncing ball like the ancient Amiga demo

xscreensaver-gl-extras

bouncingcow

a happy cow on a trampoline in 3D. Moo

xscreensaver-gl-extras

boxed

draws a box full of 3D bouncing balls that explode

xscreensaver-gl-extras

bubble3d

3d rising bubbles

xscreensaver-gl-extras

cage

Escher's impossible cage, for xscreensaver

xscreensaver-gl-extras

carousel

displays multiple images rotating in a circular formation

xscreensaver-gl-extras

circuit

animates a number of 3D electronic components

xscreensaver-gl-extras

cubenetic

cubist 3D undulating blob

xscreensaver-gl-extras

cubestorm

a series of 3D boxes that fill space

xscreensaver-gl-extras

dangerball

a 3D ball that periodically extrudes spikes. Ouch!

xscreensaver-gl-extras

endgame

endgame chess screensaver

xscreensaver-gl-extras

engine

draws a 3D four-stroke engine

xscreensaver-gl-extras

flipflop

draws a grid of 3D squares that change positions

xscreensaver-gl-extras

flipscreen3d

rotates an image of the screen through 3 dimensions

xscreensaver-gl-extras

fliptext

draws pages of text whose lines transparently flip around

xscreensaver-gl-extras

flyingtoasters

3d space-age jet-powered flying toasters (and toast)

xscreensaver-gl-extras

gears

draw interlocking gears, for xscreensaver

xscreensaver-gl-extras

gflux

rippling surface graphics hack

xscreensaver-gl-extras

glblur

3D radial blur texture fields

xscreensaver-gl-extras

gleidescope

a tiled OpenGL kaleidescope

xscreensaver-gl-extras

glforestfire

draws a GL animation of sprinkling fire-like 3D triangles

xscreensaver-gl-extras

glknots

generates some twisting 3d knot patterns

xscreensaver-gl-extras

glmatrix

simulates the title sequence effect of the movie

xscreensaver-gl-extras

glplanet

rotating 3d texture-mapped planet

xscreensaver-gl-extras

glslideshow

slideshow of images using smooth zooming and fades

xscreensaver-gl-extras

glsnake

OpenGL enhanced Rubik's Snake cyclewaster

xscreensaver-gl-extras

hypertorus

Draws a hypertorus that rotates in 4d

xscreensaver-gl-extras

jigglypuff

save your screen by tormenting your eyes

xscreensaver-gl-extras

klein

A Klein Bottle (and other parametric surfaces) visualization

xscreensaver-gl-extras

lament

animates the Lament Configuration

xscreensaver-gl-extras

lavalite

3D OpenGL simulation of a Lavalite

xscreensaver-gl-extras

menger

3D menger gasket fractal

xscreensaver-gl-extras

mirrorblob

Draws a wobbly blob that distorts the image behind it

xscreensaver-gl-extras

moebius

Escher's Moebuis Strip II, with ants

xscreensaver-gl-extras

molecule

draws 3D moleclear structures

xscreensaver-gl-extras

noof

draw rotatey patterns

xscreensaver-gl-extras

pinion

draws a scrolling sequence of interconnected gears

xscreensaver-gl-extras

polyhedra

draws the 80 uniform polyhedra and their duals

xscreensaver-gl-extras

polytopes

Draws one of the six regular 4d polytopes rotating in 4d

xscreensaver-gl-extras

providence

eye in glory screenhack

xscreensaver-gl-extras

pulsar

intersecting planes, alpha blending, fog, and textures

xscreensaver-gl-extras

queens

n queens screensaver

xscreensaver-gl-extras

rubik

screen saver that solves Rubik's Cube

xscreensaver-gl-extras

sballs

draws balls spinning like crazy in GL

xscreensaver-gl-extras

sierpinski3d

3D Sierpinski triangle fractal

xscreensaver-gl-extras

spheremonics

3d spherical harmonic shapes

xscreensaver-gl-extras

sproingies

Q-Bert meets Marble Madness!

xscreensaver-gl-extras

stairs

Escher's infinite staircase

xscreensaver-gl-extras

starwars

draws a perspective text crawl, like at the beginning of the movie

xscreensaver-gl-extras

stonerview

3D undulating ribbons of squares

xscreensaver-gl-extras

superquadrics

morphing 3d shapes

xscreensaver-gl-extras


© 2000-2014, William E. Shotts, Jr. Verbatim copying and distribution of this entire article is permitted in any medium, provided this copyright notice is preserved.

Linux® is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.