abstractile(6) draw abstract mosaic patterns of interlocking tiles


abstractile [-sleep seconds] [-speed int] [-tile tile_mode] [-fps]


The abstractile program draws chaotic grids of randomly colored and shaped interlocking tiles.


abstractile accepts the following options:
-sleep seconds
Specify the number of seconds to sleep between screens (0-60).
-speed int
A value between 0 and 5 used to specify the speed at which each screen is drawn.
-tile tile_mode
The type of tile that is drawn on each screen. Legal values are random, flat, thin, outline, block, neon, and tiled
Display the current frame rate and CPU load.


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.


Copyright © 2004 by Steve Sundstrom. Based on examples from the hacks directory of xscreensaver, Copyright (c) 1997, 1998, 2002 Jamie Zawinski <[email protected]>

Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and its documentation for any purpose and without fee is hereby granted, provided that the above copyright notice appear in all copies and that both that copyright notice and this permission notice appear in supporting documentation.


Steve Sundstrom