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       galaxy - draws spinning galaxies


       galaxy  [-display host:display.screen] [-foreground color] [-background
       color] [-window] [-root] [-mono] [-install] [-visual visual]  [-ncolors
       integer]  [-delay  microseconds]  [-cycles  integer]  [-count  integer]
       [-size integer] [-tracks] [-no-tracks] [-spin] [-no-spin]


       The galaxy program draws spinning galaxies.


       galaxy accepts the following options:

       -window Draw on a newly-created window.  This is the default.

       -root   Draw on the root window.

       -mono   If on a color display, pretend we’re on a monochrome display.

               Install a private colormap for the window.

       -visual visual
               Specify which visual to use.  Legal values are the  name  of  a
               visual  class,  or the id number (decimal or hex) of a specific

       -ncolors integer
               How many colors should be used (if possible).  Default 64.  The
               colors  used  cycle  through the hue, making N stops around the
               color wheel.

       -cycles integer

       -count integer

       -size integer






       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.


       X(1), xscreensaver(1), xlock(1)


       Copyright © 1994 by Hubert Feyrer.

       Permission  to  use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and its
       documentation for any purpose and without fee is hereby  granted,  pro-
       vided  that  the  above  copyright notice appear in all copies and that
       both that copyright notice and this permission notice  appear  in  sup-
       porting documentation.


       Original Amiga version by Uli Siegmund <>
        for EGS in Cluster.

       Ported from Cluster/EGS to C/Intuition by Harald Backert.

       Ported  to  X11  and  xlockmore by Hubert Feyrer <hubert.feyrer@rz.uni->, 30-Sep-94.

       Modified by David Bagley <>, 23-Oct-94.

       Modified by Dave Mitchell <>, 7-Apr-97.

       Ability to run standalone or with xscreensaver added by Jamie  Zawinski
       <>, 10-May-97.

X Version 11                       10-May-97                   XScreenSaver(1)

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