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NAME
       lightning - draws fractal lightning bolts

SYNOPSIS
       lightning  [-display  host:display.screen]  [-foreground color] [-back-
       ground color] [-window] [-root]  [-mono]  [-install]  [-visual  visual]
       [-ncolors integer] [-delay microseconds]


DESCRIPTION
       The lightning program draws fractal lightning bolts

OPTIONS
       lightning accepts the following options:

       -window Draw on a newly-created window.  This is the default.

       -root   Draw on the root window.

       -mono   If on a color display, pretend we're on a monochrome display.

       -install
               Install a private colormap for the window.

       -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.

       -ncolors integer
               How many colors should be used (if possible).  Default 64.  The
               colors are chosen randomly.

ENVIRONMENT
       DISPLAY to get the default host and display number.

       XENVIRONMENT
               to get the name of a resource file that  overrides  the  global
               resources stored in the RESOURCE_MANAGER property.

SEE ALSO
       X(1), xscreensaver(1), xlock(1)

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 1996 by Keith Romberg.

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

AUTHOR
       Keith Romberg <krombergATsaxe.com>, 27-Jun-96.

       Ability  to run standalone or with xscreensaver added by Jamie Zawinski
       <jwzATjwz.org>, 10-May-97.



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