whirlwindwarp man page

whirlwindwarp — crazy moving stars

Synopsis

whirlwindwarp [-display host:display.screen] [-foreground color] [-background color] [-window] [-root] [-mono] [-install] [-visual visual] [-points integer] [-tails integer] [-fps]

Description

whirlwindwarp plots stars moving according to various forcefields (simple 2D equations).

Warning!

This screensaver may be dangerous for your eyes. Please don't watch it for too long!

Options

whirlwindwarp accepts the following options:

-window

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

-root

Draw on the root 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.

-points integer

The number of stars plotted (default 400).

-tails integer

The length of the tail of each star (default 8).

-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.

See Also

X(1), xscreensaver(1)

Author

Paul "Joey" Clark <pclark@cs.bris.ac.uk> 10-Oct-00

Info

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