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Fireflies Screensaver

Fireflies is an OpenGL screensaver for Linux (using xscreensaver) and Windows. It also works as a standalone program, which allows you to move and rotate the camera. Swarms of bugs fly around the screen leaving colorful translucent trails that get blown around by the wind.

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Recent releases

  •  25 Jun 2003 21:32

    Release Notes: A bug which broke everything was fixed. A bug which caused mode settings to be off by 1 was fixed.

    •  17 Apr 2003 07:37

      Release Notes: A default "do nothing" mode was added as a standard to compare other modes against. Red Hat and Debian binary packages are now available. The build process now supports compiling against MesaGL.

      •  09 Mar 2003 07:17

        Release Notes: Xscreensaver support, which was broken in 2.01, is now fixed.

        •  08 Mar 2003 20:00

          Release Notes: Long-term slowdown was prevented by imposing limits on the number of flies and baits. Minor tweaks and feature additions were made. autoconf is now used to ease compilation, and was tested on Linux and Windows/Mingw.

          •  24 Feb 2003 07:05

            No changes have been submitted for this release.

            Recent comments

            24 Feb 2003 07:20 queenyparisa

            Options and Modes!
            Wow. I actually had something like this before called ambient flocks, but with options and better modes (MATRIX MODE!)... this is much, much better.


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