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draws overlapping, translucent spiral patterns

Synopsis

hypnowheel [--display host:display.screen] [--visual visual] [--window] [--root] [--window-id number] [--delay int] [--layers int] [--count int] [--twistiness float] [--speed float] [--wander] [--symmetric] [--fps]

Description

Draws a series of overlapping, translucent spiral patterns. The tightness of their spirals fluctuates in and out.

Options

--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.

--window

Draw on a newly-created window.  This is the default.

--root

Draw on the root window.

--window-id number

Draw on the specified window.

--delay int

Delay between frames, in microseconds.  Default 20000.

--layers int

How many different spirals to draw at once.  Default 4.

--count int

How many arms each spiral should have.  Default 11.

--twistiness float

How tightly wound the spirals can become, measured in rotations. Default 4.0 (four times around).

--speed ratio

Less than 1 for slower, greater than 1 for faster.  Default 1.

--wander

If specified, then the centers of the spirals will wander around, rather than them all having the same origin.

--symmetric

If specified, then each pair of left-wrapping and right-wrapping spirals will be mirror images of each other.

--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.

XSCREENSAVER_WINDOW

The window ID to use with --root.

See Also

X(1), xscreensaver(1)

Author

Jamie Zawinski.

Info

6.06-1.fc38.1 (21-Jan-2023) X Version 11 XScreenSaver manual