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flame

Section: XScreenSaver manual (6)
Updated: 5.04 (13-Nov-2007)
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NAME

flame - draw weird cosmic fractals  

SYNOPSIS

flame [-display host:display.screen] [-foreground color] [-background color] [-window] [-root] [-mono] [-install] [-visual visual] [-colors integer] [-iterations integer] [-points integer] [-delay microseconds] [-delay2 microseconds]  

DESCRIPTION

The flame program generates colorful fractal displays.  

OPTIONS

flame 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.
-colors integer
How many colors should be used (if possible). Default 64.
-iterations integer
How many fractals to generate. Default 25.
-points integer
How many pixels to draw for each fractal. Default 10000.
-delay microseconds
How long we should wait between drawing each fractal. Default 50000, or about 1/20th second.
-delay2 microseconds
How long we should wait before clearing the screen when each run ends. Default 2000000, or two seconds.
 

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)  

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 1991 by Patrick J. Naughton

Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and its documentation for any purpose and without fee is hereby granted, provided that the above copyright notice appear in all copies and that both that copyright notice and this permission notice appear in supporting documentation.  

AUTHOR

Scott Graves <spot@cs.cmu.edu>, 06-Jun-91.n

Ability to run standalone or with xscreensaver added by Jamie Zawinski <jwz@jwz.org>, 18-Oct-93.


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
ENVIRONMENT
SEE ALSO
COPYRIGHT
AUTHOR




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