Screensavers are cool. Why can't you have them in your terminals?
There is a video demo available on YouTube.
~/.terminal-screensaver.confand modify as you wish.
~/.zshrc, add a sourcing of the
screensaver_source=$HOME/Documents/terminal-screensaver/terminal-screensaver-include.sh [[ -s "$screensaver_source" ]] && source "$screensaver_source"
terminal-screensaver-resetsomewhere in your
Read the comments in
terminal-screensaverdand run it.
This is a toy, designed for fun more than serious use. The idea for it came
while watching my coworker pretend to hack on our codebase while running
"Activity" is defined as commands run; this means that a screensaver might
trigger while you're in the middle of typing a command. Thankfully, if you're
vim for long enough for it to trigger, the screensaver won't launch until
Since exiting the screensaver doesn't reset the counter, the polling mechanism will frequently trigger the screensaver again before you have a chance to do much of anything. This should hopefully be fixed soon, but if you have any clever ideas about this, please let me know.