sballs man page

sballs — draws balls spinning like crazy in GL

Synopsis

sballs [-display host:display.screen] [-window] [-root] [-visual visual] [-delay microseconds] [-object object_number]  [-cycles sphere_speed]  [-size viewport_size]  [-texture] [-no-texture] [-wireframe] [-no-wireframe] [-trackmouse] [-no-trackmouse] [-fps]

Description

The sballs program draws an animation of balls spinning like crazy in GL.

Options

sballs accepts the following options:

-window

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

-root

Draw on the root window.

-install

Install a private colormap for the window.

-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.

-fps

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

-object object_number

Specify how the spheres are grouped (forming an object). Objects are:

1

tetrahedron

2

cube. This is the default.

3

octahedron

4

dodecahedron

5

icosahedron

6

plane

7

pyramid

8

star

-size viewport_size

Viewport of GL scene is specified size if greater than 32 and less than screensize. Default value is 0, meaning full screensize.

-texture

Show a textured background and spheres. This is the default.

-no-texture

Disables texturing the animation.

-trackmouse

Let the mouse be a joystick to change the view of the animation. This implies -no-wander.

-no-trackmouse

Disables mouse tracking. This is the default.

-wire

Draw a wireframe rendition of the spheres.

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.

See Also

X(1), xscreensaver(1)

Author

Mustata Bogdan (LoneRunner) <lonerunner@planetquake.com> Eric Lassauge <lassauge@users.sourceforge.net>

Info

5.37-6.fc27.1 (15-Aug-2017) X Version 11 XScreenSaver manual