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cloudlife(6)		      XScreenSaver manual		  cloudlife(6)

NAME
       cloudlife - a cellular automaton based on Conway's Life

SYNOPSIS
       cloudlife  [-display  host:display.screen]  [-foreground color] [-back‐
       ground color] [-window] [-root]	[-mono]	 [-install]  [-visual  visual]
       [-ncolors  integer]  [-cycle-delay  microseconds]  [-cycle-colors inte‐
       ger][-cell-size integer] [-initial-density integer] [-max-age integer]

       [-fps]

DESCRIPTION
       The cloudlife program draws a  cellular	automaton  based  on  Conway's
       Life, except that cells have a maximum age, and only one pixel per cell
       is drawn every tick.

OPTIONS
       cloudlife 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.

       -cycle-delay integer
	       Time in microseconds to sleep between ticks.  Default 25000.

       -cycle-colors integer
	       How many ticks should elapse between cycling colors.  0 to dis‐
	       able color cycling.  Default 2.

       -ncolors integer
	       How many colors should be used (if possible).  Default 64.  The
	       colors are chosen randomly.

       -cell-size integer
	       Size of each cell, in powers of 2.  Default 3 (8-pixel cells).

       -initial-density integer
	       Percentage of cells that are alive at start and when the	 field
	       is repopulated.	Default 30.

       -max-age integer
	       Maximum age for a cell.	Default 64.

       -fps    Display the current frame rate and CPU load.

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 © 2003 by Don Marti.  Based on examples from the hacks direc‐
       tory  of	 xscreensaver,	Copyright  (c) 1997, 1998, 2002 Jamie Zawinski
       <jwz@jwz.org>

       This man page based on the man page of sierpinski, Copyright © 1996  by
       Desmond Daignault.

       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.

AUTHOR
       Don Marti <dmarti@zgp.org> 20 May 2003.

X Version 11		      5.07 (10-Aug-2008)		  cloudlife(6)
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