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spotlight - move spotlight around desktop
spotlight [-display host:display.screen] [-foreground color]
[-background color] [-window] [-root] [-mono] [-install] [-visual
visual] [-delay usecs] [-duration secs] [-radius pixels] [-fps]
The spotlight program takes an image and exposes small sections of it
as if through a wandering spotlight beam.
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,
grabVideoFrames, and chooseRandomImages options in the ~/.xscreensaver
file; see xscreensaver-demo(1) for more details.
spotlight 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.
Specify which visual to use. Legal values are the name of a
visual class, or the id number (decimal or hex) of a specific
Slow it down.
How long to run before loading a new image. Default 120
Radius of the spotlight in pixels.
-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), xscreensaver-demo(1), xscreensaver-getimage(1)
Copyright © 1999 by Rick Schultz. 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
Hacked together by Rick Schultz <firstname.lastname@example.org>, based on StefView
for BackSpace by Darcy Brockbank and on several other xscreensaver