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compass — draws a spinning compass.

Synopsis

compass [-display host:display.screen] [-visual visual] [-window] [-root] [-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.

-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.

See Also

X(1), xscreensaver(1)

Author

Jamie Zawinski.

Info

5.37-6.fc27.1 (15-Aug-2017) X Version 11 XScreenSaver manual