skytentacles - Man Page

3D tentacles from the sky!

Synopsis

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

--window-id number

Draw on the specified 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.

XSCREENSAVER_WINDOW

The window ID to use with --root.

See Also

X(1), xscreensaver(1)

Author

Jamie Zawinski.

Info

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