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k A geodesic sphere experiences a series of eruptions.


splodesic [-display host:display.screen] [-visual visual] [-window] [-root] [-no-wander] [-no-spin] [-fps] [-delay number] [-speed number] [-depth number]


A geodesic sphere experiences a series of eruptions.


-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.


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


Draw on the root window.

-wander | -no-wander

Whether the object should wander around the screen.

-spin | -no-spin

Whether the object should spin.

-fps | -no-fps

Whether to show a frames-per-second display at the bottom of the screen.

-delay number

Per-frame delay, in microseconds.  Default: 30000 (0.03 seconds).

-speed number

Frequency of eruptions.  2.0 means twice as often, 0.5 means half as often.

-depth number

Depth (frequency) of the geodesic. 0 - 5. Default: 4.



to get the default host and display number.


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)


Jamie Zawinski.


6.02-4.fc36 (04-Nov-2021) X Version 11 XScreenSaver manual