compass - Man Page

draws a spinning compass.

Synopsis

compass [--display host:display.screen] [--visual visual] [--window] [--root] [--window-id number] [--delay number] [--no-db] [--fps]

Description

This draws a compass, with all elements spinning about randomly, for that “lost and nauseous” feeling.

Options

--visual visual

Specify which visual to use.  Legal values are the name of a visual class, or the id number (decimal or hex) of a specific visual.

--window

Draw on a newly-created window.  This is the default.

--root

Draw on the root window.

--window-id number

Draw on the specified window.

--delay number

Per-frame delay, in microseconds.  Default: 20000 (0.02 seconds.).

--db | --no-db

Double Buffer. Boolean.

--fps

Display the current frame rate and CPU load.

Environment

DISPLAY

to get the default host and display number.

XENVIRONMENT

to get the name of a resource file that overrides the global resources stored in the RESOURCE_MANAGER property.

XSCREENSAVER_WINDOW

The window ID to use with --root.

See Also

X(1), xscreensaver(1)

Author

Jamie Zawinski.

Info

6.05-3.fc38 (06-Nov-2022) X Version 11 XScreenSaver manual