gears - Man Page

draw interlocking gears, for xscreensaver.

Synopsis

gears [--display host:display.screen] [--window] [--root] [--window-id number][--install] [--visual visual] [--delay usecs]  [--speed float]  [--no-spin] [--no-wander] [-count integer] [-wireframe] [-fps]

Description

This draws a set of rotating gears.

Options

gears accepts the following options:

--window

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

--root

Draw on the root window.

--window-id number

Draw on the specified window.

--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.

--delay usecs

The delay between frames of the animation, in microseconds. Default: 30000 (0.03 seconds.)

--speed float

Larger numbers mean run faster.  Default: 1.0.

--no-spin

Don't rotate the object.

--no-wander

Don't wander the object around the screen.

--count integer

How many gears to draw.  Default: 0 for random.

--wireframe

Render in wireframe instead of solid.

--fps

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

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.

XSCREENSAVER_WINDOW

The window ID to use with --root.

See Also

X(1), xscreensaver(1)

Author

Jamie Zawinski.

An earlier version of this program by Brian Paul was written in 1997; this version was rewritten from scratch by jwz in 2007.

Info

6.05-3.fc38 (06-Nov-2022) X Version 11 XScreenSaver manual