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galaxy(6)		      XScreenSaver manual		     galaxy(6)

       galaxy - draws spinning galaxies

       galaxy  [-display host:display.screen] [-foreground color] [-background
       color] [-window] [-root] [-mono] [-install] [-visual visual]  [-ncolors
       integer]	 [-delay  microseconds]	 [-cycles  integer]  [-count  integer]
       [-size integer] [-tracks] [-no-tracks] [-spin] [-no-spin]


       The galaxy program draws spinning galaxies.

       galaxy accepts the following options:

       -window Draw on a newly-created window.	This is the default.

       -root   Draw on the root window.

       -mono   If on a color display, pretend we're on a monochrome display.

	       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

       -ncolors integer
	       How many colors should be used (if possible).  Default 64.  The
	       colors  used  cycle  through the hue, making N stops around the
	       color wheel.

       -cycles integer

       -count integer

       -size integer





       -fps    Display the current frame rate and CPU load.

       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), xlock(1)

       Copyright © 1994 by Hubert Feyrer.

       Permission  to  use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and its
       documentation for any purpose and without fee is hereby	granted,  pro‐
       vided  that  the	 above	copyright notice appear in all copies and that
       both that copyright notice and this permission notice  appear  in  sup‐
       porting documentation.

       Original Amiga version by Uli Siegmund <>
	for EGS in Cluster.

       Ported from Cluster/EGS to C/Intuition by Harald Backert.

       Ported  to  X11	and  xlockmore by Hubert Feyrer <hubert.feyrer@rz.uni->, 30-Sep-94.

       Modified by David Bagley <>, 23-Oct-94.

       Modified by Dave Mitchell <>, 7-Apr-97.

       Ability to run standalone or with xscreensaver added by Jamie  Zawinski
       <>, 10-May-97.

X Version 11		      5.07 (10-Aug-2008)		     galaxy(6)

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