skytentacles man page

skytentacles — 3D tentacles from the sky!

Synopsis

skytentacles [-display host:display.screen] [-visual visual] [-window] [-root] [-delay int] [-speed ratio] [-count int] [-slices int] [-length float] [-wiggliness ratio] [-flexibility ratio] [-color color] [-stripe-color color] [-sucker-color color] [-segments int] [-thickness ratio] [-no-smooth] [-fps]

Description

There is a tentacled abomination in the sky.  From above you it devours.

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.

-delay int

Delay between frames, in microseconds.  Default 30000.

-speed ratio

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

-count int

How many tentacles.  Default 8.

-thickness ratio

Less than 1 for thinner tentacles, greater than 1 for thicker.  Default 1.

-length ratio

Length of the tentacles.  Default 9.

-wiggliness ratio

A measure of how bendy the tentacles are.  Smaller numbers result in smoother flexing; larger numbers make it "crinkly".  Default 0.35.

-flexibility ratio

Another measure of how bendy the tentacles are.  Smaller numbers result in straighter tentacles; larger numbers result in more extreme curves.  Default 0.35.

-color color
-stripe-color color
-sucker-color color

The colors of the various parts of the tentacle.  Default green with a redish stripe.

-slices int
-segments int

Larger numbers increase number of polygons in the object mesh. Default 32.

-no-smooth

Make the tentacles appear faceted instead of smooth.

-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.

See Also

X(1), xscreensaver(1)

Author

Jamie Zawinski.

Info

5.36-4.fc26 (10-Feb-2017) X Version 11 XScreenSaver manual