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        fireworkx - pyrotechnics simulation eye-candy.


        fireworkx  [-display  host:display.screen]  [-visual  visual] [-window]
        [-root]  [-verbose]  [-noflash]  [-noglow]  [-shoot]  [-delay   number]
        [-maxlife number] [-fps]


        Simulates fireworks (pyrotechnics); explodes better on faster machines.


        -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
        -window Draw on a newly-created window.  This is the default.
        -root   Draw on the root window.
                Turn off light effect (runs faster)
        -noglow Turn off self glow (dull blasts..!)
        -shoot  Shoot the shells.
        -delay number
                Delay between frames. In microseconds. (Default: 1000)
        -maxlife number
                Maximum decay period for an explosion. (Default: 2000)
                for scientific purposes..!
        -fps    Display the current frame rate and CPU load.


        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)


        Copyright  (C)  1999-2005 by Rony B Chandran.  Permission to use, copy,
        modify, distribute, and sell this software and  its  documentation  for
        any  purpose  is  hereby  granted  without fee, provided that the above
        copyright notice appear in all copies  and  that  both  that  copyright
        notice  and  this permission notice appear in supporting documentation.
        No representations are made about the suitability of this software  for
        any  purpose.   It  is provided "as is" without express or implied war-


        Written by Rony B Chandran <>
        Additional programming:
        Renuka S <>
        Jean-Pierre Demailly <>
        Nicholas Miell <>