demon — cellular automaton.


demon [-display host:display.screen] [-visual visual] [-window] [-root] [-count number] [-cycles number] [-delay number] [-ncolors number] [-size number] [-fps]


A cellular automaton that starts with a random field, and organizes it into stripes and spirals.


-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 visual.
Draw on a newly-created window. This is the default.
Draw on the root window.
-count number
States. 0 - 20. Default: 0.
-cycles number
Timeout. 0 - 800000. Default: 1000.
-delay number
Per-frame delay, in microseconds. Default: 50000 (0.05 seconds.).
-ncolors number
Number of Colors. Default: 64.
-size number
Cell Size. -20 - 20. Default: -7.
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.


David Bagley.