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Old 03-08-2006, 08:51 AM   #1
bnj
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runing a windows/osx screensaver on linux


Hello,

I have a very nice screensaver that is made for Mac OS X. There is also a version available for Windows and one for Mac OS 9.
Does anybody know if there is a way to use this screensaver on linux?
I have seen some people recommended to use wine, but it seems like this does not provide the real functionality of a screensaver (starting automatically after a while, etc), and I guess It would only work if I have a Wine-Window open, and have this window in full screen.

Any idea?

Thank you in advance
 
Old 03-08-2006, 08:55 AM   #2
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don't try would be my only advice...... getting this to fire up as a screen saver on the X server, using Wine of whatever, is really not worth it, if it's even possible... i stand to be corrected however!
 
Old 03-08-2006, 02:09 PM   #3
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bnj, what screensaver is it? If it's one of the OpenGL screensavers from OS/X (such as Flurry), then yes, they are readily available for Linux.
 
Old 03-10-2006, 02:39 AM   #4
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KimVette,
No, its another screensaver, that I have downloaded from here: http://www.sanfermin2.com/2001/popdownload_bis_eng.php
I don't know with which technology they are done.

Benjamin
 
  


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