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deco(6)			      XScreenSaver manual		       deco(6)

       deco - draw tacky 70s basement wall panelling

       deco  [-display	host:display.screen]  [-foreground color] [-background
       color] [-window] [-root] [-mono] [-install]  [-visual  visual]  [-delay
       seconds]	 [-max-depth  int]  [-min-width int] [-min-height int] [-line-
       width yIint] [-smooth-colors] [-golden-ratio] [-mondrian] [-fps]

       The deco program subdivides and colors rectangles randomly.   It	 looks
       kind  of	 like  Brady-Bunch-era	rec-room  wall paneling.  (Raven says:
       "This screensaver is ugly enough to peel	 paint.")   Can	 also  produce
       more aesthetically pleasing displays via options.

       deco 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

       -delay seconds
	       How long to wait before starting over.  Default 5 seconds.

       -max-depth integer
	       How deep to subdivide.  Default 12.

       -min-width integer

       -min-height integer
	       The size of the smallest rectangle to draw.  Default 20x20.

       -line-width integer
	       Width  of lines drawn between rectangles. Default zero (minimal


	       Whether to use a smooth color palette instead of a random  one.
	       Less jarring. Default False.


	       Whether	to subdivide rectangles using the golden ratio instead
	       of 1/2.	This ratio is supposed to be more aesthetically pleas‐
	       ing. Default false.


	       Whether to imitiate style of some famous paintings by Piet Mon‐
	       drian.  Overrides  line-width  and  colormap  options.  Default

       -fps    Display the current frame rate and CPU load.

       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.

       X(1), xscreensaver(1)

       Copyright © 1997 by Jamie Zawinski.  Permission to use,	copy,  modify,
       distribute,  and	 sell this software and its documentation for any pur‐
       pose 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	repre‐
       sentations are made about the suitability of this software for any pur‐
       pose.  It is provided "as is" without express or implied warranty.

       Jamie Zawinski <>, 26-Apr-97, based on code  by  Michael  D.
       Bayne <>. Golden ratio and Mondrian settings by Lars Hut‐

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

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