plasma(1) oozing plasma.


plasma [--root/-r] [--maxfps/-x number] [--vsync/-y number] [--dpms/-M number] [--zoom/-z number] [--focus/-f number] [--speed/-s number] [--resolution/-R number]


From Terry Walsh ( "Probably the second most psychedelic screen saver in existence. Just try to picture all those colors moving around."

Ported to Linux by Tugrul Galatali.


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
--zoom number
Magnification. 1 - 100. Default: 10
--focus number
Focus. 1 - 100. Default: 30
--speed number
Speed. 1 - 100. Default: 20
--resolution number
Resolution. 1 - 100. Default: 25


to get the default host and display number.


Copyright © 2002 by Terry Walsh and Tugrul Galatali.

Plasma 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.

Plasma 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 <[email protected]>