xflame - draws animated flames
xflame [-display host:display.screen] [-window] [-root] [-install]
[-visual visual] [-foreground color] [-hspread int] [-vspread int]
[-residual int] [-variance int] [-vartrend int] [-bloom -no-bloom]
[-bitmap xbm-file] [-baseline int]
The xflame program draws animated flames across the bottom of the
screen. The flames occasionally flare up. If a bitmap is specified,
that image will float above the flames, burning.
xflame accepts the following options:
-window Draw on a newly-created window. This is the default.
-root Draw on the root window.
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
-foreground color or -fg color
The color of the flames; default red. (The background color is
Specifies the bitmap file to use (a monochrome XBM file.) The
name "none" means not to use a bitmap at all. If unspecified,
a built-in image will be used.
The other options are arcane. If someone would care to document them,
that would be great.
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.
Copyright © 1996-1999 by Carsten Haitzler. 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 war-
Primarily written by Carsten Haitzler <email@example.com>. Modified
over the years by Rahul Jain <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Daniel Zahn
<email@example.com>, and Jamie Zawinski <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
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