cubenetic - Man Page

cubist 3D undulating blob.


cubenetic [--display host:display.screen] [--visual visual] [--window] [--root] [--window-id number] [--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.

--window-id number

Draw on the specified 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.


The window ID to use with --root.

See Also

X(1), xscreensaver(1)


Jamie Zawinski.


6.08-2.fc40 (27-Jan-2024) X Version 11 XScreenSaver manual