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Old 02-05-2010, 09:08 PM   #1
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Text screensaver in xscreensaver


Does anybody know which screensaver I can select in xscreensaver that will display text that I select in a style similar to the marquee screensaver in winblows? I see in the xscreensaver setup that I can input my text under the Advanced tab. I am using Linux Mint 7 with Gnome. When I installed xscreensaver, the GNOME screensaver was stopped and xscreensaver was started. I selected xscreensaver because it gives me more options and has a wider variety of screensavers.
 
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Hi tmecs, and welcome to LinuxQuestions!

I don't remember exactly the behavior of marquee, but maybe the most similar among x-screensavers is GLtext. It is highly customizable and you can disable the 3-D spinning if annoying. See
Code:
man gltext
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Old 02-07-2010, 08:54 AM   #3
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Thanks! After looking around some more with Google, I found out how to do it and even got it working in Gnome screensaver.
 
Old 04-28-2010, 07:03 PM   #4
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How you did it?
 
  


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