scooter - Man Page

shows a journey through space tunnel and stars

Synopsis

scooter [-display host:display.screen] [-mono] [-delay millisecs] [-cycles cycles] [-count count] [-size size] [-ncolors colors] [-window] [-root] [-install | -noinstall] [-visual visual] [-fps | -no-fps] [-pair]

Description

scooter is a screensaver that shows endless journey through space tunnel and stars.

Options

scooter 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.

-delay milliseconds

How much of a delay should be introduced between steps of the animation. Default 10, or about 1/100th second.

-cycles cycles

How fast/slow the screensaver is. cycles takes number of cycles. The default is 5 cycles.

-count count

Specifies how many doors in a tunnel can be rendered. Minimum is 4. Default is 24.

-size size

Specifies how many stars outside the tunnel can be rendered. Default is 100.

-ncolors colors

Specifies number of colors. A number that is less than or equals 2 means monochrome. -mono achieves the same thing.

-pair

Start screensaver in pairs (Not recommended)

-fps

Display the current frame rate and CPU load.

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), xscreensaver-demo(1), xscreensaver-getimage(1)

Author

Sven Thoennissen <posse@gmx.net>

Info

5.45-4.fc34 (30-Jan-2021) X Version 11 XScreenSaver manual