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This is the command xscreensaver-getimage-file that can be run in the OnWorks free hosting provider using one of our multiple free online workstations such as Ubuntu Online, Fedora Online, Windows online emulator or MAC OS online emulator

PROGRAM:

NAME


xscreensaver-getimage-file - put a randomly-selected image on the root window

SYNOPSIS


xscreensaver-getimage-file [-display host:display.screen] [--verbose] [--name] [--no-
cache] directory-or-URL

DESCRIPTION


The xscreensaver-getimage-file program is a helper program for the xscreensaver hacks that
manipulate images. Specifically, it is invoked by xscreensaver-getimage(1) as needed.
This is not a user-level command.

This program selects a random image from disk, and loads it on the root window. It does
this by figuring out which image-loading programs are installed on the system, and
invoking the first one it finds.

OPTIONS


xscreensaver-getimage-file accepts the following options:

--verbose
Print diagnostics.

--name
Don't load an image: instead just print the file name to stdout.

directory-or-URL
If a directory is specified, it will be searched recursively for images. Any images
found will eligible for display. For efficiency, the contents of the directory are
cached for a few hours before it is re-scanned.

If a URL is specified, it should be the URL of an RSS or Atom feed containing images.
The first time it is accessed, all of the images in the feed will be downloaded to a
local cache directory. If a few hours have elapsed since last time, the URL will be
polled again, and any new images will be cached, any images no longer in the feed will
be expired.

--no-cache
Update the cache immediately, even if it is not time yet. This will re-scan the
directory, or re-poll the RSS feed.

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