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pyro

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

pyro - simulate fireworks  

SYNOPSIS

pyro [-display host:display.screen] [-foreground color] [-background color] [-window] [-root] [-mono] [-install] [-visual visual] [-count integer] [-frequency integer] [-scatter integer]  

DESCRIPTION

The pyro program simulates fireworks, in a way similar to a Macintosh program of the same name.  

OPTIONS

pyro 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.
-count integer
How many particles should be allowed on the screen at once. Default 600.
-frequency integer
How often new missiles should launch. Default 30.
-scatter integer
How many particles should appear when a missile explodes. Default 100. The actual number used is between N and N+(N/2).
 

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 © 1992 by Jamie Zawinski. 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

Jamie Zawinski <jwz@jwz.org>, 13-aug-92.


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
ENVIRONMENT
SEE ALSO
COPYRIGHT
AUTHOR