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        lightning - draws fractal lightning bolts


        lightning  [-display  host:display.screen]  [-foreground color] [-back‐
        ground color] [-window] [-root]  [-mono]  [-install]  [-visual  visual]
        [-ncolors integer] [-delay microseconds]


        The lightning program draws fractal lightning bolts


        lightning 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 64.  The
                colors are chosen randomly.
        -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), xlock(1)


        Copyright © 1996 by Keith Romberg.
        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.


        Keith Romberg <>, 27-Jun-96.
        Ability  to run standalone or with xscreensaver added by Jamie Zawinski
        <>, 10-May-97.