gears man page

gears — draw interlocking gears, for xscreensaver.

Synopsis

gears [-display host:display.screen] [-window] [-root] [-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.

-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.

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

5.36-4.fc26 (10-Feb-2017) X Version 11 XScreenSaver manual