squiral - Man Page

square spirals screensaver

Synopsis

squiral [--display host:display.screen] [--foreground color] [--background color] [--window] [--root] [--window-id number][--mono] [--install] [--noinstall] [--visual visual] [--fill percent] [-count number] [-delay usec] [-disorder fraction] [-handedness fraction] [-cycle] [--fps]

Description

The squiral program displays interacting, spiral-producing automata

Options

squiral 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.

--mono

If on a color display, pretend we're on a monochrome display.

--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.

--fill percent

Specify the percent (0-100) of the screen which must be filled before the screen is cleared.  60-80 percent are good values.

--count number

The number of squiralies.  By default, the screen width divided by 32.

--delay usec

The wait between steps.  The default is 1000.

--disorder fraction

The fraction of the time a squiraly will choose a new direction. The default is 0.005.

--handedness fraction

The fraction of the time a squiraly will choose to enter lefthanded mode.  0.0 means exclusively right-handed behavior, 0.5 (the default) is a balance between the two, and 1.0 is exclusively left-handed behaviour.

--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.

XSCREENSAVER_WINDOW

The window ID to use with --root.

Bugs

None known

See Also

X(1), xscreensaver(1)

Author

Jeff Epler <jepler@inetnebr.com>, 18-mar-1999

Info

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