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 xballs(25/1/96)                                             xballs(25/1/96)




 NAME
      xballs - Bouncing balls for an X windows background.

 SYNOPSIS
      xballs [-d] [-n] [r-] [-c] [-t]

 DESCRIPTION
      The balls interact with the mouse pointer, but not with each other
      (I'm sure there is a simple method for this using matrices but I
      havn't been able to find it)

      The more balls you have, the more cpu power used.  (I would suggest a
      maximum of about 6 for a Sun 3 and 12 for a Sun 4)

      Known not work to with tvtwm, may not work with other virtual desktop
      systems.  Works with twm and olwm.

      Can take a lot of cpu and X bandwidth.


      Options are:

           -d hostname  display on hostname

           -n number    number of balls (6 by default)

           -r radius    radius of balls

           -c coeff     coefficient of restitution (sp?)

           -t percent    percentage of balls generated at the to of the
      screen

 AUTHOR
      Bernard Hatt bmh@terminus.ericsson.se



















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