Section: XScreenSaver manual (6x)
Updated: 5.44-2.fc32 (16-Apr-2020)
scooter - shows a journey through space tunnel and stars
[-window] [-root] [-install | -noinstall] [-visual visual
[-fps | -no-fps]
is a screensaver that shows endless journey through space tunnel and stars.
accepts the following options:
Draw on a newly-created window. This is the default.
Draw on the root window.
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.
- -delay milliseconds
How much of a delay should be introduced between steps of the animation.
Default 10, or about 1/100th second.
- -cycles cycles
How fast/slow the screensaver is. cycles takes number of cycles. The default is 5 cycles.
- -count count
Specifies how many doors in a tunnel can be rendered. Minimum is 4. Default is 24.
- -size size
Specifies how many stars outside the tunnel can be rendered. Default is 100.
- -ncolors colors
Specifies number of colors. A number that is less than or equals 2 means monochrome. -mono achieves the same thing.
Start screensaver in pairs (Not recommended)
Display the current frame rate and CPU load.
to get the default host and display number.
to get the name of a resource file that overrides the global resources
stored in the RESOURCE_MANAGER property.
Copyright © 2001 by Sven Thoennissen. 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.
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