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galaxy

Section: XScreenSaver manual (6)
Updated: 5.04 (13-Nov-2007)
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NAME

galaxy - draws spinning galaxies  

SYNOPSIS

galaxy [-display host:display.screen] [-foreground color] [-background color] [-window] [-root] [-mono] [-install] [-visual visual] [-ncolors integer] [-delay microseconds] [-cycles integer] [-count integer] [-size integer] [-tracks] [-no-tracks] [-spin] [-no-spin]

 

DESCRIPTION

The galaxy program draws spinning galaxies.  

OPTIONS

galaxy 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.
-ncolors integer
How many colors should be used (if possible). Default 64. The colors used cycle through the hue, making N stops around the color wheel.
-cycles integer
-count integer
-size integer
-tracks
-no-tracks
-spin
-no-spin
 

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), xlock(1)  

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 1994 by Hubert Feyrer.

Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and its documentation for any purpose and without fee is hereby granted, provided that the above copyright notice appear in all copies and that both that copyright notice and this permission notice appear in supporting documentation.  

AUTHOR

Original Amiga version by Uli Siegmund <uli@wombat.okapi.sub.org>
 for EGS in Cluster.

Ported from Cluster/EGS to C/Intuition by Harald Backert.

Ported to X11 and xlockmore by Hubert Feyrer <hubert.feyrer@rz.uni-regensburg.de>, 30-Sep-94.

Modified by David Bagley <bagleyd@bigfoot.com>, 23-Oct-94.

Modified by Dave Mitchell <davem@magnet.com>, 7-Apr-97.

Ability to run standalone or with xscreensaver added by Jamie Zawinski <jwz@jwz.org>, 10-May-97.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
ENVIRONMENT
SEE ALSO
COPYRIGHT
AUTHOR




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