Fractals are patterns generated using mathematical formulae that are self-similar. That means that if you zoom in on the Mandlebrot set (shown on the left in Figure 18-3), for example, you’ll find the same shape repeats in its nooks and crannies, and you can zoom in again and again and again. Fraqtive is a program for exploring fractals and generating images. You can save the images and use them as wallpaper on your Raspberry Pi (see Chapter 4). The software has a tutorial to get you started.
Figure 18-3: Generate colorful fractal images easily using Fraqtive.
To install Fraqtive, use
sudo apt-get install fraqtive
After installation, you can find Fraqtive in the Education category of your Programs menu.
For more information on Fraqtive, visit the creator’s website at