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xscreensaver-getimage-file - put a randomly-selected image on the root
xscreensaver-getimage-file [-display host:display.screen] [--verbose]
The xscreensaver-getimage-file program is a helper program for the
xscreensaver hacks that manipulate images. Specifically, it is invoked
by xscreensaver-getimage(1) as needed. This is not a user-level
This program selects a random image from disk, and loads it on the root
window. It does this by figuring out which image-loading programs are
installed on the system, and invoking the first one it finds.
xscreensaver-getimage-file accepts the following options:
Don’t load an image: instead just print the file name to stdout.
The directory to search. The directory will be searched
recursively, and all files in it are assumed to be images.
X(1), xscreensaver(1), xscreensaver-demo(1), xscreensaver-getimage(1),
xv(1), xli(1), xloadimage(1), chbg(1)
Copyright © 2001 by Jamie Zawinski. 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
Jamie Zawinski <firstname.lastname@example.org>, 14-Apr-01