xscreensaver-screensaver-dizzy - Graphics demo that makes you dizzy (XScreenSaver hack)

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename xscreensaver-screensaver-dizzy_0.3-3_all.deb
Package name xscreensaver-screensaver-dizzy
Package version 0.3
Package release 3
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category game::toys games role::program x11::screensaver
Homepage http://penma.de/code/dizzy
License -
Maintainer Debian Perl Group <pkg-perl-maintainers@lists.alioth.debian.org>
Download size 5.93 KB
Installed size 20.00 KB
dizzy is a graphics demo that rotates planes of patterns on a colored
background to make you dizzy. Textures can be cross-faded and there is a mode
that automatically changes textures, allowing dizzy to be run as a
This package integrates dizzy with XScreenSaver, but it cannot be done
automatically. See /usr/share/doc/xscreensaver-screensaver-dizzy/README.Debian
for details on the configuration.


Package Version Architecture Repository
xscreensaver-screensaver-dizzy_0.3-3_all.deb 0.3 all Debian Main
xscreensaver-screensaver-dizzy - - -


Name Value
dizzy = 0.3-3
libopengl-xscreensaver-perl -
perl -


Type URL
Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Binary Package xscreensaver-screensaver-dizzy_0.3-3_all.deb
Source Package dizzy

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install xscreensaver-screensaver-dizzy deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install xscreensaver-screensaver-dizzy




2015-05-24 - gregor herrmann <gregoa@debian.org>
dizzy (0.3-3) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* Update Vcs-Browser URL to cgit web frontend
[ Axel Beckert ]
* Remove Maximilian Gaß from Uploaders (no more active according to himself)
[ gregor herrmann ]
* Mark package as autopkgtest-able.
* Declare compliance with Debian Policy 3.9.6.
* Add /me to Uploaders.
2014-01-14 - Damyan Ivanov <dmn@debian.org>
dizzy (0.3-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/control: update {versioned,alternative} (build) dependencies.
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* Add Add-missing-use-SDL-Mouse.patch patch.
Add 'use SDL::Mouse' in dizzy. Fix "fullscreen display with '-f' fails
on undefined subroutine, '&SDL::Mouse::show_cursor' at line 61".
Thanks to The Wanderer <wanderer@fastmail.fm> (Closes: #697423)
[ Damyan Ivanov ]
* patch installed executables fixing interpreter path
Closes: #734160 -- dizzy hardcodes wrong path to perl, fails to start
* also patch away "use lib 'lib'", which is perl equivalent for PATH=.:$PATH
* add patch ignoring unknown OPs
Closes: #730737 -- exits immediately with "strict refs" error in
Perl2GLSL.pm, line 160
* Declare conformance with Policy 3.9.5
2012-03-17 - gregor herrmann <gregoa@debian.org>
dizzy (0.3-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload.
* New upstream release:
- re-enable shader rendering on Mesa versions that have the
compiler bug fixed
Closes: #630882
* Make dependency on libsdl-perl versioned.
* debian/control: add ${perl:Depends} for xscreensaver-screensaver-
* Update debian/copyright formatting to CF1.0.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.3 (no changes).
2011-06-16 - Maximilian Gass <mxey@cloudconnected.org>
dizzy (0.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Maximilian Gass ]
* New upstream release
* New build system, update debian/rules and remove libmodule-build-perl
from Build-Depends
* Remove libopengl-perl, libconvert-color-perl from Build-Depends-Indep
* Add libsdl-perl to Depends
* Add new binary package xscreensaver-screensaver-dizzy
* Add missing copyright statement
* Refresh debian/copyright
* Add Vcs-* fields
* Add source/format setting 3.0 (quilt)
* Move maintainership to Debian Perl Group
* Bump debhelper compat level to 8
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.2: no changes necessary
* Remove versioned dependency on perl, no older versions in the
[ gregor herrmann ]
* Remove unversioned perl dependency from dizzy package.
2009-09-22 - Maximilian Gass <mxey@cloudconnected.org>
dizzy (0.1.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial Release (closes: #547720)

See Also

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xsdcxx_4.0.0-8_i386.deb XML Data Binding for C++
xsddiagram_1.0-1_all.deb XML Schema Definition (XSD) diagram viewer
xsel_1.2.0+git9bfc13d.20180109-1_i386.deb command-line tool to access X clipboard and selection buffers
xsensors_0.70-5_i386.deb hardware health information viewer
xserver-common_1.20.4-1_all.deb common files used by various X servers
xserver-xephyr_1.20.4-1_i386.deb nested X server
xserver-xorg-core_1.20.4-1_i386.deb Xorg X server - core server
xserver-xorg-dev_1.20.4-1_i386.deb Xorg X server - development files
xserver-xorg-input-aiptek_1.4.1-2+b1_i386.deb X.Org X server -- Aiptek input driver
xserver-xorg-input-all_7.7+19_i386.deb X.Org X server -- input driver metapackage
xserver-xorg-input-elographics_1.4.1-1+b5_i386.deb X.Org X server -- ELOGraphics input driver
xserver-xorg-input-evdev-dev_2.10.6-1_all.deb X.Org X server -- evdev input driver (development headers)
xserver-xorg-input-evdev_2.10.6-1_i386.deb X.Org X server -- evdev input driver