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Manual Reference Pages  -  WINDUPROBOT (6)

NAME

winduprobot - screen saver.

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Options
Environment
See Also
Copyright
Author

SYNOPSIS

winduprobot [-display host:display.screen] [-visual visual] [-window] [-root] [-delay number] [-count number] [-speed ratio] [-size ratio] [-opacity ratio] [-talk ratio] [-no-texture] [-no-fade] [-fps]

DESCRIPTION

A swarm of wind-up toy robots wander around the table-top, bumping into each other. Each robot contains a mechanically accurate gear system inside, which you can see when the robot’s shell occasionally fades to transparency.

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).
-count number
  Number of robots. 1 - 100. Default: 25.
-speed ratio
  Animation speed. 2.0 means twice as fast, 0.5 means half as fast.
-size ratio
  Robot size. 2.0 means twice as big, 0.5 means half as big.
-opacity ratio
  Robot skin transparency. 0.0 - 1.0. Default: 1.0.
-talk ratio
  How often to occasionally pop up a word bubble with random text in it. 0.0 means never. 1.0 means often.
-texture | -no-texture
  Whether the robot’s surface should be reflective chrome.
-fade | -no-fade
  Whether to sometimes fade the robot’s opacity to show the inner mechanism.
-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) xscreensaver-text(1)

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2014 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.
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