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       ripples - interference patterns.


       ripples   [-display  host:display.screen]  [-visual  visual]  [-window]
       [-root] [-delay number]  [-duration  secs]  [-rate  number]  [-fluidity
       number]  [-light number] [-water] [-stir] [-oily] [-grayscale] [-colors
       number] [-no-shm] [-fps]


       This draws rippling interference patterns like  splashing  water.  With
       the  -water  option,  it  manipulates  your  desktop image to look like
       something is dripping into it.


       -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

       -window Draw on a newly-created window.  This is the default.

       -root   Draw on the root window.

       -delay number
               Per-frame  delay,  in  microseconds.   Default:   50000   (0.05

       -duration seconds
               How  long  to  run  before  loading  a  new image.  Default 120

       -rate number
               Drizzle.  1 - 100.  Default: 5.

       -fluidity number
               Small Drops.  0 - 16.  Default: 6.

       -light number
               Lighting Effect.  0 - 8.  Default: 0.

       -water | -no-water
               Grab Screen Image.  Boolean.

       -stir | -no-stir
               Moving Splashes.  Boolean.

       -oily | -no-oily
               Psychedelic Colors.  Boolean.

               Convert the screen image to grayscale.   Ignored  if  we  don't
               grab  the  screen  image  or  if our screen doesn't have enough
               color depth.

       -colors number
               Colors Two.  Default: 200.

       -shm | -no-shm
               Use Shared Memory.  Boolean.

       -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  ©  2002 by Tom Hammersley.  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


       Tom Hammersley.