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hsetroot - yet another wallpaper application


hsetroot [ command1 [ args... ] ] [ command2 [ args... ] ]


hsetroot is a tool which allows you to compose wallpapers ("root pixmaps") for X. It has a
lot of options like rendering gradients, solids, images but it also allows you to perform
manipulations on those things, or chain them together.


-add <color>
Add color to range using distance 1

-addd <color> <distance>
Add color to range using custom distance

-gradient <angle>
Render gradient using specified angle

-clear Clear the color range

-solid <color>
Render a solid using the specified color

Image files:
-center <image>
Render an image centered on screen

-cover <image>
Render an image centered on screen scaled so that all of screen is covered.

-tile <image>
Render an image tiled

-full <image>
Render an image maximum aspect

-extend <image>
Render an image maximum aspect, and copy 1px border taken from the image over the
remaining area so that no black borders are shown.

-fill <image>
Render an image strechted

-tint <color>
Tint the current image

-blur <radius>
Blur the current image

-sharpen <radius>
Sharpen the current image

-contrast <amount>
Adjust contrast of current image

-brightness <amount>
Adjust brightness of current image

-gamma <amount>
Adjust gamma level of current image

-flipv Flip the current image vertically

-fliph Flip the current image horizontally

-flipd Flip the current image diagonally

-alpha <amount>
Adjust alpha level for colors and images

-write <filename>
Write current image to file


Hyriand <hyriand@thegraveyard.org

July 29, 2012 HSETROOT(1)

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