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        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]
        [-delay2 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;
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.
        -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
        -ncolors integer
                How many colors should be used  (if  possible).   Default  200.
                The  colors  used  cycle through the hue, making N stops around
                the color wheel.
        -count integer
                How many whooziwhatsis to generate.  Default 35.
        -cycles integer
                How long to frobnicate.  Default 50.
        -delay microseconds
                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.


        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‐
        porting documentation.


        Scott Graves <spot@cs.cmu.edu>.
        Ability to run standalone or with xscreensaver added by Jamie  Zawinski
        <jwz@jwz.org>, 18-Oct-93.


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