Section: XScreenSaver manual (1)
Updated: 5.44-6.fc33 (14-Oct-2020)
xscreensaver-getimage-video - put a video frame on the root window
] [--verbose] [--stdout]
program is a helper program
for the xscreensaver hacks that manipulate images. Specifically, it
is invoked by
as needed. This is not a user-level command.
This program grabs a random frame of video from the system's video input,
and then loads it on the root window. It does this by figuring out which
frame-grabbing programs are installed on the system, and invoking the
first one it finds. Then it runs
to load that image onto the root window.
accepts the following options:
Instead of loading the image onto the root window, write it to stdout
as a PBM file.
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