cubenetic - Man Page

cubist 3D undulating blob.


cubenetic [-display host:display.screen] [-visual visual] [-window] [-root] [-delay number] [-count number] [-no-wander] [-no-spin] [-spin [XYZ]] [-wireframe] [-no-texture] [-wave-speed number] [-wave-radius number] [-waves number] [-fps]


Draws a pulsating set of overlapping boxes with ever-chaning blobby patterns undulating across their surfaces.


-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.


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


Draw on the root window.

-delay number

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

-count number

How many boxes make up the object.  Default: 5.

-wander | -no-wander

Whether the object should wander around the screen.

-spin [XYZ]

Around which axes should the object spin?


Don't spin.


Render in wireframe instead of solid.

-texture | -no-texture

Display Solid Colors.

-wave-speed number

Surface Pattern Speed. 5 - 150.  Default: 80.

-wave-radius number

Surface Pattern Overlap.  5 - 600.  Default: 512.

-waves number

Surface Pattern Complexity.  1 - 20.  Default: 3.


Display the current frame rate, CPU load, and polygon count.



to get the default host and display number.


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)


Jamie Zawinski.


6.04-1.fc37.1 (23-Jul-2022) X Version 11 XScreenSaver manual