tronbit - Man Page

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tronbit [--display host:display.screen] [--visual visual] [--window] [--root] [--window-id number] [--delay number] [--speed ratio] [--spin] [--wander] [--wireframe] [--fps]


Draws an animation of the character "Bit" from the film, Tron.

The "yes" state is a tetrahedron; the "no" state is the second stellation of an icosahedron; and the idle state oscillates between a small triambic icosahedron and the compound of an icosahedron and a dodecahedron.


--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.

--window-id number

Draw on the specified window.

--delay number

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

--speed number

How fast the animation should run. Less than 1 for slower, greater than 1 for faster.


Don't rotate.


Don't wander around.


Render in wireframe instead of solid.


Display the current frame rate, CPU load, and polygon count.



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.


The window ID to use with --root.

See Also

X(1), polyhedra(1), dangerball(1), companioncube(1), xscreensaver(1), TRON.


Jamie Zawinski, who fights for the users.


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