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Name

mkgalaxy - create spinning galaxies (xscreensaver)

Synopsis

mkgalaxy

Description

mkgalaxy creates random initial conditions for spinning galaxies, taken straight from the famous Xscreensaver(1) program.

Parameters

The following parameters are recognized; they may be given in any order.
out=snapfile
nbody=integer
Number of particles
seed=integer
seed for the random number generator. The default (0) the unix time clock will be used. Default: 0

See Also

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

Author

Original Amiga version by Uli Siegmund <uli@wombat.okapi.sub.org> 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-regensburg.de>, 30-Sep-94.

Modified by David Bagley <bagleyd@bigfoot.com>, 23-Oct-94.

Modified by Dave Mitchell <davem@magnet.com>, 7-Apr-97.

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

NEMO program by Peter Teuben <teuben@astro.umd.edu>, 11-may-2002.


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