Command 
Description 
Package 
xloadimage 
load images into an X11 window or onto the
root window

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anemone 
wiggling tentacles

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ant 
cellular automaton

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apollonian 
Descartes Circle Theorem

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atlantis 
draw swimming sharks, whales, and
dolphins

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attraction 
interactions of opposing forces

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blaster 
simulation of space combat

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blitspin 
rotate a bitmap in an interesting way

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bouboule 
draws spinning 3D blobs

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boxed 
draws a box full of 3D bouncing balls that
explode

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braid 
draws random colorcycling braids around a
circle

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bsod 
Blue Screen of Death emulator

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bubble3d 
3d rising bubbles

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bubbles 
frying pan / soft drink simulation

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bumps 
move distorting spotlight around
desktop

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cage 
Escher's impossible cage, for
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ccurve 
selfsimilar linear fractals

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circuit 
animates a number of 3D electronic
components

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compass 
draws a spinning compass

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coral 
simulates coral growth, albeit somewhat
slowly

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critical 
Draw a system showing selforganizing
criticality

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crystal 
kaleidescope

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cubenetic 
cubist 3D undulating blob

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cynosure 
gentle overlapping squares screen
saver

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dangerball 
a 3D ball that periodically extrudes
spikes. Ouch!

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decayscreen 
make a screen meltdown

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deco 
draw tacky 70s basement wall panelling

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deluxe 
pulsing sequence of stars, circles, and
lines

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demon 
celular automaton

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discrete 
discrete map iterative function fractal
systems

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distort 
distort the content of the screen in
interesting ways

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drift 
draws drifting recursive fractal cosmic
flames

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endgame 
endgame chess screensaver

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engine 
draws a 3D fourstroke engine

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epicycle 
draws a point moving around a circle which
moves around a cicle which..

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euler2d 
two dimensional incompressible inviscid
fluid flow

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extrusion 
various rotating extruded shapes

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fadeplot 
draws a waving ribbon following a
sinusoidal path

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flag 
draws a waving flag, containing text or an
image

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flame 
draw weird cosmic fractals

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flipscreen3d 
rotates an image of the screen through 3
dimensions

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flow 
strange attractors

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fluidballs 
the physics of bouncing balls

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forest 
draws a fractal forest

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galaxy 
draws spinning galaxies

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gears 
draw interlocking gears, for
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gflux 
rippling surface graphics hack

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glforestfire 
draws a GL animation of sprinkling
firelike 3D triangles

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glplanet 
rotating 3d texturemapped planet

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glsnake 
OpenGL enhanced Rubik's Snake
cyclewaster

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gltext 
draws text spinning around in 3D

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goop 
squishy transparent oil and bubble
screenhack

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grav 
draws a simple orbital simulation

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greynetic 
draw random stippled/color rectangles

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halo 
draw circular interference patterns

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halo 
draw circular patterns

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helix 
draw helical stringart patterns

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hopalong 
draw real plane fractals

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hyperball 
2d projection of a 4d object

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hypercube 
2d projection of a 4d object

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ifs 
draws spinning, colliding
iteratedfunctionsystem images

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imsmap 
generate fractal maps

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interference 
decaying sinusoidal waves

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jigsaw 
permute the screen image like a jigsaw
puzzle

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juggle 
juggling man screen saver

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julia 
draws spinning, animating julia

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kumppa 
spiraling, spinning, splashes of color
rush toward the screen

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lament 
animates the Lament Configuration

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laser 
draws vaguely laser

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lightning 
draws fractal lightning bolts

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lisa 
draws animated fullloop lisajous
figures

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lissie 
lissajous figure

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lmorph 
morphing lines

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loop 
cellular automaton

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maze 
an automated X11 demo repeatedly creating
and solving a random maze

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menger 
3D menger gasket fractal

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moebius 
Escher's Moebuis Strip II, with ants

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moire2 
circular interference patterns

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molecule 
draws 3D moleclear structures

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morph3d 
3d morphing objects

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mountain 
random 3D plots that look vaguely
mountainous

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munch 
munching squares screen hack

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nerverot 
induces edginess in the viewer

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pedal 
pretty geometric picture program

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penetrate 
simulates a classic arcade shooting
game

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penrose 
draws quasiperiodic tilings

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petri 
simulates mold growing in a petri dish

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phosphor 
simulates an old terminal with
longsustain phosphor

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pipes 
fill the screen with a plumbing system

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polyominoes 
fill a rectangle with irregularlyshaped
blocks

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pulsar 
intersecting planes, alpha blending, fog,
and textures

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pyro 
simulate fireworks

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qix 
bounce colored lines around a window

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queens 
n queens screensaver

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ripples 
interference patterns

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rocks 
animation of flying through an asteroid
field

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rorschach 
simulate inkblot patterns

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rotor 
screen saver

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rotzoomer 
animated rotations and scalings of
portions of the screen

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rubik 
screen saver that solves Rubik's Cube

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sballs 
draws balls spinning like crazy in GL

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shadebobs 
oscilating vapor trails

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sierpinski3d 
3D Sierpinski triangle fractal

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sierpinski 
draws Sierpinski triangle fractals

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slidescreen 
permute the screen image like an
8puzzle

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slip 
sucks your screen into a jet engine

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sonar 
display a sonar scope

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speedmine 
simulates speeding down a rocky mineshaft,
or a funky dancing worm

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sphere 
draws shaded spheres

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spheremonics 
3d spherical harmonic shapes

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spiral 
draws moving circular spiral patterns

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spotlight 
move spotlight around desktop

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sproingies 
QBert meets Marble Madness!

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squiral 
square spirals screensaver

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stairs 
Escher's infinite staircase

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starfish 
radiallysymmetric throbbing
colormaphacking graphics demo

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starwars 
draws a perspective text crawl, like at
the beginning of the movie

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stonerview 
3D undulating ribbons of squares

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strange 
draws strange attractors

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superquadrics 
morphing 3d shapes

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swirl 
draws swirly colorcycling patterns

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t3d 
clock using flying balls to display the
time

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thornbird 
Bird in a Thornbush fractal

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triangle 
random mountains using iterative
subdivision of triangles

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truchet 
draws curved or angular Truchet
patterns

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twang 
pluck pieces of the screen

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vermiculate 
to move in a wormlike manner

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vidwhacker 
grab images and apply random filters to
them

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vines 
draws pseudofractal geometric
patterns

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wander 
colorful randomwalk

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webcollage 
decorate the screen with random images
from the web

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whirlwindwarp 
crazy moving stars

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worm 
multicolored worms that crawl around the
screen

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xflame 
draws animated flames

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xjack 
all work and no play makes jack a dull
boy

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xlyap 
display an array of Lyapunov exponents
graphically

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xmatrix 
simulates the computer displays from the
movie

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xrayswarm 
swarms with color trails

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xscreensaver 
extensible screen saver framework, plus
locking

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xspirograph 
simulates the rotation of a disk inside a
circular rim

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xsublim 
Display (submit) subliminal (conform)
messages (obey)

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xteevee 
Simulate various TV problems

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zoom 
wander around magified desktop

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xsnow 
let it snow on your desktop and
windows

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