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3ddesk(1) User Commands 3ddesk(1)
3ddesk - activates 3D-Desktop, a 3D desktop switcher.
3ddesk [ OPTIONS ]
3D Desktop is an OpenGL program for switching virtual desktops in a
seamless 3-dimensional manner. The default "visualization" maps your
screen onto an N-sided "carousel" which is rotated to select the next
screen. When activated the current desktop appears to zoom out so as
to make your desktop appear to be actually in a 3d environment with
your other desktops.
Activates the 3D Desktop. 3ddeskd daemon must be running. Where
Uses the options from the view in 3ddesktop.conf
Sets the arrangement mode (one of carousel (default), cylinder,
linear, viewmaster, priceisright, flip, or random).
Grab images for all the desktops by cycling thru (sleep for x
millisecs at each screen for refresh)
Grab image for current desktop
Disable the zoom out
How fast the rotation or sliding of faces takes. Default is 40,
must be between 1 and 300.
How fast it zooms in an out. Default is 45, must be between 1
Goto the desktop to the right
Goto the desktop to the left
Goto the desktop to the up
Goto the desktop to the down
Goto specified column (deprecated, use --gotocolumn)
Goto specified column
Goto specified row
Don't exit after a goto
--stop Stop 3ddesktop (kill 3ddeskd daemon)
Force a reload of 3ddesktop.conf
Disable Fun Mode
Reverse the mousewheel
Swap left and right buttons on the mouse
Use alternate mousebuttons scheme: Button 1 activates, 2 goes
back and exits, 3 goes back, 6 goes left, 7 goes right.
Output version information and exit
This starts the 3ddeskd server and acquires an image of each of your
virtual desktops. It will cycle through each desktop and return to
Bind a key combination to /usr/bin/3ddesk and press the bound key.
This will bring you into a 3d environment where you choose your next
desktop. If the server hasn't been started it will try to start it.
Brad Wasson bard at wassonartistry.com
3ddesk June 2005 3ddesk(1)