gears man page on aLinux
gears(6) XScreenSaver manual gears(6)
gears - draw interlocking gears, for xscreensaver.
gears [-display host:display.screen] [-window] [-root] [-install]
[-visual visual] [-delay usecs] [-speed float] [-no-spin] [-no-wander]
[-count integer] [-wireframe] [-fps]
This draws a set of rotating gears.
gears accepts the following options:
-window Draw on a newly-created window. This is the default.
-root Draw on the root window.
Install a private colormap for the window.
Specify which visual to use. Legal values are the name of a
visual class, or the id number (decimal or hex) of a specific
The delay between frames of the animation, in microseconds.
Default: 30000 (0.03 seconds.)
Larger numbers mean run faster. Default: 1.0.
Don't rotate the object.
Don't wander the object around the screen.
How many gears to draw. Default: 0 for random.
Render in wireframe instead of solid.
-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.
Copyright © 2007 by Jamie Zawinski. Permission to use, copy, modify,
distribute, and sell this software and its documentation for any pur‐
pose 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 repre‐
sentations are made about the suitability of this software for any pur‐
pose. It is provided "as is" without express or implied warranty.
An earlier version of this program by Brian Paul was written in 1997;
this version was rewritten from scratch by jwz in 2007.
X Version 11 5.07 (10-Aug-2008) gears(6)
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