Linux Blog

blaster

Section: XScreenSaver manual (6)
Updated: 5.04 (13-Nov-2007)
Index Return to Main Contents
 

NAME

blaster - simulation of space combat  

SYNOPSIS

blaster [-display host:display.screen] [-visual visual] [-window] [-root] [-num_robots number] [-num_lasers number] [-num_stars number] [-delay number]  

DESCRIPTION

Draws a simulation of flying space-combat robots (cleverly disguised as colored circles) doing battle in front of a moving star field.  

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.
-num_robots number
Robots. 2 - 50. Default: 5.
-num_lasers number
Lasers. 1 - 100. Default: 3.
-num_stars number
Stars. 5 - 200. Default: 50.
-delay number
Per-frame delay, in microseconds. Default: 10000 (0.01 seconds.).
 

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)  

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2002 by Jonathan Lin. Permission to use, copy, modify, distribute, and sell this software and its documentation for any purpose is hereby granted without fee, provided that the above copyright notice appear in all copies and that both that copyright notice and this permission notice appear in supporting documentation. No representations are made about the suitability of this software for any purpose. It is provided "as is" without express or implied warranty.  

AUTHOR

Jonathan Lin.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
ENVIRONMENT
SEE ALSO
COPYRIGHT
AUTHOR




Random Man Pages:
fb
sk98lin
QCanvas
ispell