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 ( "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
   General Public License for more details.


   Terry Walsh and Tugrul Galatali <>


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