xscreensaver-getimage-file - put a randomly-selected image on the root window
xscreensaver-getimage-file [-display host:display.screen] [--verbose] [--name] directory
The xscreensaver-getimage-file program is a helper program for the xscreensaver hacks that
manipulate images. Specifically, it is invoked by xscreensaver-getimage(1) as needed.
This is not a user-level command.
This program selects a random image from disk, and loads it on the root window. It does
this by figuring out which image-loading programs are installed on the system, and invok-
ing the first one it finds.
xscreensaver-getimage-file accepts the following options:
Don't load an image: instead just print the file name to stdout.
The directory to search. The directory will be searched recursively, and all files
in it are assumed to be images.
X(1), xscreensaver(1), xscreensaver-demo(1), xscreensaver-getimage(1), xv(1), xli(1),
Copyright (C) 2001 by Jamie Zawinski. 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.
Jamie Zawinski <email@example.com>, 14-Apr-01
X Version 11 03-Feb-2003 (4.07) XScreenSaver(1)