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OpenGL Towers of Hanoi


glhanoi [-display host:display.screen] [-visual visual] [-window] [-root] [-delay number] [-count number] [-poles number] [-speed number] [-wireframe] [-light] [-texture] [-fog] [-fps]


Implementation of Towers of Hanoi in OpenGL


-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.).

-count number

Number of disks.  Default: 7.

-poles number

Number of poles.  Default: random from 3 to disks+1.

-speed number

Speed multiplier (for smallest disks).  Default: 1.

-trails number

Length of disk trails, in seconds.  Default: 2.

-wireframe | -no-wireframe

Render in wireframe instead of solid.

-fog | -no-fog

Render in fog.


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

-light | -no-light

Whether the scene is lit.

-texture | -no-texture

Render with textures instead of solid.



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)


Dave Atkinson.


6.04-1.fc37.1 (23-Jul-2022) X Version 11 XScreenSaver manual