FractalArt

Generates colorful wallpapers https://github.com/TomSmeets/FractalArt

Latest on Hackage:0.2.0.3

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MIT licensed by Tom Smeets
Maintained by Tom.TSmeets@Gmail.com

Fractal Art

This program generates colorful Wallpapers.

Usage

These are optional

It automatically detects your screen resolution.

| Command | Argument | Description | Default | |--------------|----------|---------------------------------------------|-------------------------------| | -w, --width | Integer | sets width of the generated image | Screen Width | | -h, --height | Integer | sets height of the generated image | Screen Height | | -f, --file | Path | specify filename and path | ~/.fractalart/wallpaper.bmp | | -n, --no-bg | | don't set the wallpaper | |

Installation

Arch Linux

This package is available in the AUR as fractalart-git.

Building manually

Make sure you have stack and zlib installed.

Then do:

$ git clone https://github.com/TomSmeets/FractalArt.git
$ cd FractalArt
$ stack install

Your executable will copied to your local-bin path. For Unix systems this path is $HOME/.local/bin and on Windows %APPDATA%\local\bin.

Windows

If you want a new wallpaper each time you start your PC, put the executable into a startup folder.

For Windows 7 this folder is located at: %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup

but can also be found in: Start Menu -> All Programs

Linux

On Linux you have to set your wallpaper path to: ~/.fractalart/wallpaper.bmp

And somehow run the program on startup.

Gnome

You can add ~/.cabal/bin to your path

or move dist/build/FractalArt/FractalArt inside /usr/local/bin/

Create ~/.config/autostart/fractalart.desktop

[Desktop Entry]
Name=FractalArt
GenericName=Fractal Art
Comment=Generate Wallpapers
Exec=FractalArt
Terminal=false
Type=Application
Categories=Graphics

This will execute the command FractalArt after login.

To set your wallpaper path run:

gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.background picture-uri file://$HOME/.fractalart/wallpaper.bmp

Example images

Image0

Image1

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