photopile(6) XScreenSaver manual photopile(6)

photopile - displays multiple images in a periodically shuffled pile

photopile [-display host:display.screen] [-visual visual] [-window] [-root] [-count int] [-scale factor] [-maxTilt degrees] [-titles | -no-titles] [-polaroid | -no-polaroid] [-shadows | -no-shadows] [-font font] [-speed ratio] [-duration seconds] [-fps] [-debug] [-wireframe]

Loads several random images, and displays them as if lying in a random pile. The pile is periodically reshuffled, with new images coming in and old ones being thrown out.

This program requires a good video card capable of supporting large textures.

To specify the directory that images are loaded from, run xscreensaver-settings(1) and click on the "Advanced" tab.

Specify which visual to use. Legal values are the name of a visual class, or the id number (decimal or hex) of a specific visual.
Draw on a newly-created window. This is the default.
Draw on the root window.
How many images to display. Default 7.
Size of images in relation to the size of the window. Default 0.4.
Maximum deviation from vertical. Default 50 degrees.
Every duration seconds, one of the images will be replaced with a new one. Default 5 seconds.
Speed up or slow down the animation. 0.5 means half as fast as the default; 2.0 means twice as fast.
Per-frame delay, in microseconds. Default: 10000 (0.01 seconds.).
Whether to display the file names of the images beneath them. Default: yes.
Whether to simulate images taken by an instant camera. Default: yes.
Whether to draw images with drop shadows. Default: no.
The font to use for the initial loading screen and for image titles.
Display the current frame rate, CPU load, and polygon count.
Prints debugging info to stderr.
Another debug mode.

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-settings(1) xscreensaver-getimage(6) xscreensaver(1) carousel(6) glslideshow(6)

Copyright © 2005 by Jamie Zawinski. Copyright © 2008 by Jens Kilian.

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 warranty.

Jens Kilian.

6.04 (29-May-2022) X Version 11