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galaxy — draws spinning galaxies

Synopsis

galaxy [-display host:display.screen] [-foreground color] [-background color] [-window] [-root] [-mono] [-install] [-visual visual] [-ncolors integer] [-delay microseconds] [-cycles integer] [-count integer] [-size integer] [-tracks] [-no-tracks] [-spin] [-no-spin]

[-fps]

Description

The galaxy program draws spinning galaxies.

Options

galaxy accepts the following options:

-window

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

-root

Draw on the root window.

-mono

If on a color display, pretend we're on a monochrome display.

-install

Install a private colormap for the window.

-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.

-ncolors integer

How many colors should be used (if possible).  Default 64. The colors used cycle through the hue, making N stops around the color wheel.

-cycles integer
-count integer
-size integer
-tracks
-no-tracks
-spin
-no-spin
-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), xlock(1)

Author

Original Amiga version by Uli Siegmund <uli@wombat.okapi.sub.org>
for EGS in Cluster.

Ported from Cluster/EGS to C/Intuition by Harald Backert.

Ported to X11 and xlockmore by  Hubert Feyrer <hubert.feyrer@rz.uni-regensburg.de>, 30-Sep-94.

Modified by David Bagley <bagleyd@bigfoot.com>, 23-Oct-94.

Modified by Dave Mitchell <davem@magnet.com>, 7-Apr-97.

Ability to run standalone or with xscreensaver added by  Jamie Zawinski <jwz@jwz.org>, 10-May-97.

Info

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