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       fireworkx - pyrotechnic explosions eye-candy.


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


       Animates explosions.


       -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 visual.

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

       -root   Draw on the root window.

               Turn off light flash effect. (Runs faster)

       -shoot  Fire shells up using mortar.

       -delay number
               Delay between frames. In microseconds. (Default: 10000)

       -maxlife number
               Maximum decay period for an explosion. (Range: 0-100)

               For scientific research purposes only..!

       -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 © 1999-2013 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 warranty.


       Written by Rony B Chandran <>

       Additional programming and support:
       Rugmini R Chandran <>
       Renuka S <>
       Jean-Pierre Demailly <>
       Nicholas Miell <>