glplanet

Section: XScreenSaver manual (6x)
Updated: 5.43-5.fc31 (08-Feb-2020)
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NAME

glplanet - rotating 3d texture-mapped planet.  

SYNOPSIS

glplanet [-display host:display.screen] [-visual visual] [-window] [-root] [-delay number] [-image file] [-image2 file] [-mode string] [-resolution number] [-wireframe] [-fps]  

DESCRIPTION

Draws a planet bouncing around in space. The built-in images are day and night maps of the Earth, but you can wrap any Equirectangular-projected map onto the sphere, e.g., the planetary textures included with ssystem.  

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.).
-image file
The day texture map to wrap around the planet's surface.
-image2 file
The night texture map to wrap around the planet's surface. The two will be blended together at the dusk terminator.
-mode globe
All is right with the world.
-mode equirectangular
Wat.
-mode mercator
Good day, Sir. I said GOOD DAY.
-resolution
The resolution of the planetary mesh. Default: 128.
-wireframe
Render in wireframe instead of solid.
-fps
Display the current frame rate, CPU load, and polygon count.
 

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) dymaxionmap(1) ssystem(1)  

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2002-2018 by David Konerding and 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

David Konerding and Jamie Zawinski.


 

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SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
ENVIRONMENT
SEE ALSO
COPYRIGHT
AUTHOR
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