geodesicgears man page

geodesicgears — gears on the surface of a sphere.


geodesicgears [-display host:display.screen] [-visual visual] [-window] [-root] [-delay number] [-timeout number] [-labels] [-numbers] [-wireframe] [-wander] [-no-spin] [-fps]


A set of meshed gears arranged on the surface of a sphere.


-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.
-delay number
Per-frame delay, in microseconds. Default: 30000 (0.03 seconds).
-timeout number
Duration before switching to a new model. 5 - 120 seconds. Default: 20.
-labels | -no-labels
Whether to show the number of gears and teeth. Default: no.
-numbers | -no-numbers
Whether to label the gears with ID numbers. Default: no.
-wireframe | -no-wireframe
Render in wireframe instead of solid.
-wander | -no-wander
Whether the object should wander around the screen.
-spin | -no-spin
Whether the object should spin.
-fps | -no-fps
Whether to show a frames-per-second display at the bottom of the screen.


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.

See Also

X(1), xscreensaver(1), geodesic(1), pinion(1)


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