sballs - Man Page

draws balls spinning like crazy in GL

Synopsis

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

--window-id number

Draw on the specified 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.

XSCREENSAVER_WINDOW

The window ID to use with --root.

See Also

X(1), xscreensaver(1)

Author

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

Info

6.05-3.fc38 (06-Nov-2022) X Version 11 XScreenSaver manual