cynosure man page

cynosure — gentle overlapping squares screen saver.

Synopsis

cynosure [-display host:display.screen] [-visual visual] [-window] [-root] [-delay number] [-ncolors number] [-iterations number] [-fps]

Description

A hack similar to `greynetic', but less frenetic. The first implementation was by Stephen Linhart; then Ozymandias G. Desiderata wrote a Java applet clone. That clone was discovered by Jamie Zawinski, and ported to C for inclusion here.

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: 500000 (0.50 seconds.).

-ncolors number

Number of Colors.  Default: 128.

-iterations number

Duration.  2 - 200.  Default: 100.

-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

Stephen Linhart, Ozymandias G. Desiderata, and Jamie Zawinski.

Info

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