LinuxQuestions.org
Help answer threads with 0 replies.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 04-06-2004, 07:59 PM   #1
bingbang
Member
 
Registered: Nov 2003
Location: Bucuresti
Distribution: slack 12.0 freebsd 6.2
Posts: 45

Rep: Reputation: 15
xscreensaver(phosphor) + text file


Is there a way to make phosphor read from a text file? In settings says "text program" but I don't know what that is (fortune works but I do not know another one).

Thanks
 
Old 04-08-2004, 12:45 AM   #2
AutOPSY
Member
 
Registered: Mar 2004
Location: US
Distribution: Redhat 9 - Linux 2.6.3
Posts: 836

Rep: Reputation: 31
yes just point phosphor to a text file.

That is permoissions 777 .
 
Old 04-13-2004, 04:02 PM   #3
bingbang
Member
 
Registered: Nov 2003
Location: Bucuresti
Distribution: slack 12.0 freebsd 6.2
Posts: 45

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
Thanks!

Can you point me to some docs regarding this screensaver(what i found was for xscreensaver daemon)?
How can I "tell" phospor that I just want it to put my file.txt on the screen; now it's trying to execute everything in that file.txt, and because there are just ... words it says "command not found".
 
Old 08-04-2004, 06:17 PM   #4
Alupaer
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Aug 2004
Location: USA
Distribution: Red Hat 9
Posts: 3

Rep: Reputation: 0
Just recently I wanted to know how to change the read-out in the Phosphor screensaver as well. I found out how to do it and I posted a page with seven easy steps to follow. The page is located here: phosphor screensaver changes
I hope it helps.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Which light text editor can copy text from file and paste in browser? davidas Linux - Software 9 03-06-2006 12:28 PM
How to find and change a specific text in a text file by using shell script Bassam Programming 1 07-18-2005 08:15 PM
Replace text of unknown content with other text in file brian0918 Programming 15 07-14-2005 10:22 PM
Phosphor screensaver data file Astro Linux - Software 2 04-07-2005 12:32 PM
Subliminal Messages in Xscreensaver "Phosphor" HueyMouse Linux - General 6 05-25-2004 11:24 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:04 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration