gibson

Section: XScreenSaver manual (6x)
Updated: 5.44-6.fc33 (14-Oct-2020)
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NAME

Hacking the Gibson - screen saver.  

SYNOPSIS

gibson [-display host:display.screen] [-visual visual] [-window] [-root] [-delay number] [-speed number] [-grid-width number] [-grid-depth number] [-grid-height number] [-grid-spacing number] [-columns number] [-no-texture] [-wireframe] [-fps]  

DESCRIPTION

Hacking the Gibson, as per the 1995 classic film, HACKERS.

"Hackers penetrate and ravage delicate public and privately owned computer systems, infecting them with viruses, and stealing materials for their own ends. These people, they are terrorists."  

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.
-delay number
Per-frame delay, in microseconds. Default: 20000 (0.02 seconds).
-speed number
Animation speed. 2.0 means twice as fast, 0.5 means half as fast.
-grid-width number
Number of towers across. 1 - 20. Default: 10.
-grid-depth number
Number of towers deep. 1 - 20. Default: 10.
-grid-height number
Height of the towers. 1 - 20. Default: 7.
-grid-spacing number
Space between towers.  1 - 5.  Default: 2.0.
-columns number
Columns of text on the towers. 1 - 20.        Default: 6.
-texture | -no-texture
Whether to draw text. Default true.
-wireframe | -no-wireframe
Render in wireframe instead of solid.
-fps | -no-fps
Whether to show a frames-per-second display at the bottom of the screen.
 

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 © 2020 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.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
ENVIRONMENT
SEE ALSO
COPYRIGHT
AUTHOR