hypnowheel - draws overlapping, translucent spiral patterns


hypnowheel [-display host:display.screen] [-visual visual] [-window] [-root] [-delay int] [-layers int] [-count int] [-twistiness float] [-speed float] [-wander] [-symmetric] [-fps]


Draws a series of overlapping, translucent spiral patterns. The tightness of their spirals fluctuates in and out.


-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 int Delay between frames, in microseconds. Default 20000.
-layers int
 How many different spirals to draw at once. Default 4.
-count int How many arms each spiral should have. Default 11.
-twistiness float
 How tightly wound the spirals can become, measured in rotations. Default 4.0 (four times around).
-speed ratio
 Less than 1 for slower, greater than 1 for faster. Default 1.
-wander If specified, then the centers of the spirals will wander around, rather than them all having the same origin.
-symmetric If specified, then each pair of left-wrapping and right-wrapping spirals will be mirror images of each other.
-fps Display the current frame rate, CPU load, and polygon count.


DISPLAY 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.


X(1), xscreensaver(1)


Copyright © 2008 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.


Jamie Zawinski.

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