Linux Candy: Evolvotron – interactive generative art software


Evolvotron is an excellent example of eye-candy generating software. There’s a wealth of options including the ability to create animations.

Evolvotron is a worthy addition to our Linux Candy series.

If you like lava lamps, check out Evolvotron.

Website: www.timday.com
Support: GitLab Code Repository (this is a fork)
Developer: Tim Day and contributors
License: GNU General Public License either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version

Evolvotron is written in C++ and C. Learn C++ with our recommended free books and free tutorials. Learn C with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

Pages in this article:
Page 1 – Introduction / Installation
Page 2 – In Operation
Page 3 – Summary

Complete list of articles in this series:

Linux Candy
WallGenGenerate HQ poly wallpapers with a few arguments.
ASCIIQuariumEmbrace marine life from the terminal with beautiful ASCII art
ponysaycowsay reimplemention for ponies
cacafireColor ASCII fire
TernimalAnimated lifeform in the terminal
lolcatRainbows and unicorns
CMatrixncurses program that simulates the display from “The Matrix”
nyancatTerminal-based Pop Tart Cat Animation
xcowsayDisplays a cow on your desktop with message
tetrisTile-matching puzzle video game in your terminal
Steam LocomotiveC program written in 295 lines. It's harmless fun
gtiTypo-based curio inspired by Steam Locomotive
onekoAnimal chasing fun
BoxesCommand line ASCII boxes
BuohOnline strips comics reader
pipes.shAnimated pipes terminal screensaver
VarietyWallpaper manager supporting many desktops and wallpaper sources
eDEX-UISci-fi computer terminal emulator and system monitor
XDecorationsAdd some festive cheer to your desktop
EvolvotronInteractive generative art
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