How do you get a screensaver to run as your desktop background?
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Don't know, but the KDE FAQ on the issue says to use the -inroot switch. I tried that and got an error. Tried --help to see what switches worked and found that under 3.2, the -root switch is supposed to work, but didn't produce anything more than CPU usage. Its a cute toy, but it'll eat your CPU.
Originally posted by jonaus1905 Enable Programs in Background Window.
Go to your Background Configure, select "Background Program"
Enter a title : (GL Matrix) ?
enter the command (/usr/local/lib/xscreensaver/glmatrix -root )
I'd ignore the previous command..
enter glmatrix as the "executable",
and you should be good to go..
Ther is no selection from the backgound configure menu.. I'm running KDE (I right click on the desktop... select configure desktop from the contexual menu and I get a menu that has a gui menu in a colume on the lefthand side that says "appearance, behavior, multiple desktops, paths, background, screensaver) is this the correct menu?
Distribution: Any nix or other OS I can get my hands on!
Glmatrix is a resource hog, try xmatrix instead; the easiest way to do this i have found is to enter the command to run the executable from its location, by adding a non kde app button to the panel, and browse to the x, or gl matrix location .