solarwinds - mesmerizing particle effects saver.
solarwinds [--root/-r] [--maxfps/-x number] [--vsync/-y number] [--dpms/-M number] [--preset/-R number] [--winds/-w number] [--emitters/-e number] [--particles/-p number] [--geometry/-g number] [--size/-s number] [--windspeed/-W number] [--emitterspeed/-E number] [--particlespeed/-P number] [--blur/-b number]
From Terry Walsh (http://reallyslick.com): "This is a very mesmerizing particle effects saver. Tweak the settings a little and you'll find that you can achieve an amazing number of different patterns. You can also connect the particles with lines for a very different effect." Ported to Linux by Tugrul Galatali.
--root Draw on the root window. --maxfps number Set maximum frame rate. --vsync number Limit redraws to specified number of vertical refreshes. 0 - 100. Default: 1 --dpms number Stop rendering new frames if the display is not on. 0 - 1. Default: 1 --preset number 1 - Regular (--regular) 2 - Cosmic Strings (--cosmicstrings) 3 - Cold Pricklies (--coldpricklies) 4 - Space Fur (--spacefur) 5 - Jiggly (--jiggy) 6 - Undertow (--undertow) Presets that override all options that come before it on the command line. 1 - 6. Default: 1 --winds number Winds. 1 - 10. Default: 1 --emitters number Emitters per wind. 1 - 1000. Default: 30 --particles number Particles per wind. 0 - 10000. Default: 2000 --geometry number 0 - Lights (--lights) 1 - Points (--points) 2 - Lines (--lines) Type of geometry. 0 - 2. Default: 0 --size number Particle Size. 1 - 100. Default: 50 --windspeed number Wind Speed. 1 - 100. Default: 20 --emitterspeed number Emitter Speed. 1 - 100. Default: 15 --particlespeed number Particle Speed. 1 - 100. Default: 10 --blur number Motion Blur. 0 - 100. Default: 40
DISPLAY to get the default host and display number.
Copyright 2002 by Terry Walsh and Tugrul Galatali. Solarwinds is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 as published by the Free Software Foundation. Solarwinds is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.
Terry Walsh and Tugrul Galatali <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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