flyingtoasters - Man Page

3d space-age jet-powered flying toasters (and toast)


flyingtoasters [--display host:display.screen] [--visual visual] [--window] [--root] [--window-id number] [--delay number] [--speed number] [--ntoasters number] [--nslices number] [--no-texture] [--no-fog] [--wireframe] [--fps]


Draws a squadron of shiny 3D space-age jet-powered flying toasters, and associated toast, flying across your screen.


--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: 30000 (0.03 seconds.).

--speed number

How fast the toasters fly.  Larger for faster.  Default: 1.0.

--ntoasters number

How many toasters to draw.  Default 20.

--nslices number

How many slices of toast to draw.  Default 25.


Turn off texture mapping (for slow machines.)


Turn off fog (do not fade out distant toasters.)


Render in wireframe instead of solid.


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) AfterDark


Code by Jamie Zawinski.  Object models by Baconmonkey.


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