gibson(6) XScreenSaver manual gibson(6)

gibson - Hacking the Gibson screen saver.

gibson [-display host:display.screen] [-visual visual] [-window] [-root] [-delay number] [-speed number] [-grid-width number] [-grid-depth number] [-grid-height number] [-grid-spacing number] [-columns number] [-no-texture] [-wireframe] [-fps]

Hacking the Gibson, as per the 1995 classic film, HACKERS.

"Hackers penetrate and ravage delicate public and privately owned computer systems, infecting them with viruses, and stealing materials for their own ends. These people, they are terrorists."

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.
Draw on a newly-created window. This is the default.
Draw on the root window.
Per-frame delay, in microseconds. Default: 20000 (0.02 seconds).
Animation speed. 2.0 means twice as fast, 0.5 means half as fast.
Number of towers across. 1 - 20. Default: 10.
Number of towers deep. 1 - 20. Default: 10.
Height of the towers. 1 - 20. Default: 7.
Space between towers. 1 - 5. Default: 2.0.
Columns of text on the towers. 1 - 20. Default: 6.
Whether to draw text. Default true.
Render in wireframe instead of solid.
Whether to show a frames-per-second display at the bottom of the screen.

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)

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Jamie Zawinski.

6.02 (11-Oct-2021) X Version 11