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Old 04-23-2003, 11:59 AM   #1
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Dynamic Desktop (screensaver for desktop)


I was watching techTV last week and they introduced a niffty ability that Mac OSX has which is giving the user the ability to use a screensaver as their backgroud. I was wondering if that is possible in linux (kde 3.1)? I know that windows has that ability by installing a program called Dreamscape (sp?). So is there one for linux or am I limited to my background image changing every 60 minutes? Thanks in advance.

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Old 04-27-2003, 05:35 PM   #2
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Check out this post.

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...ver+background

As a small note, try to exhaust a forum search here before posting, it helps eliminate redundency here.

Hope that link helps. I've been meaning to do this for awhile also, especially with XTheMatrix! Good luck.
 
Old 04-27-2003, 08:22 PM   #3
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Hey, I use the code from the other thread that you linked to, and it does that, but only on an X background (like if I JUST have xserver running), so if I use GNOME or KDE, that just goes on top of it.

How can I get it to work in GNOME or KDE.

Thanks.
 
Old 04-27-2003, 10:28 PM   #4
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I dont know about gnome but in kde there is an option in the background widget.
 
Old 04-27-2003, 10:55 PM   #5
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I dont see it. Could you tell me exactly what its called.

Are you running 3.1.1a, b/c im only running 3.1
 
Old 04-27-2003, 11:02 PM   #6
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KControl-->Appearance & Themes-->Background.
On the first tab (Background) click on the Mode: dropdown and select 'Background Program', then click on the 'Setup' button to configure.
 
  


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