geodesicgears - Man Page

gears on the surface of a sphere.


geodesicgears [--display host:display.screen] [--visual visual] [--window] [--root] [--window-id number] [--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.

--window-id number

Draw on the specified 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.


The window ID to use with --root.

See Also

X(1), xscreensaver(1), geodesic(6x), pinion(6x)


Jamie Zawinski.


6.08-2.fc40 (27-Jan-2024) X Version 11 XScreenSaver manual