hexstrut man page

hexstrut — a grid of hexagons composed of rotating Y-shaped struts.


hexstrut [-display host:display.screen] [-visual visual] [-window] [-root] [-delay number] [-speed number] [-count number] [-thickness number] [-no-wander] [-no-spin] [-wireframe] [-fps]


A grid of hexagons composed of rotating Y-shaped struts. Waves of rotation and color changes randomly propagate across the plane.


-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).
-speed number
Animation speed. 2.0 means twice as fast, 0.5 means half as fast.
-count number
Approximate number of hexagons on the screen, horizontally. Default: 20.
-thickness number
Relative thickness of the struts. 0.01 - 1.7. Default: 0.2.
-wander | -no-wander
Whether the grid should wander around the screen.
-spin | -no-spin
Whether the grid should spin.
-wireframe | -no-wireframe
Render in wireframe instead of solid.
-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)


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