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Old 06-04-2003, 11:05 AM   #1
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how to do moving background?


i have this drempel background on my windows patition and it really rocks. it gives a constantly moving background, i guess it sorta randomly morphs an image to create the effect, making for a rather psychadelic coolness. does anyone know how to do this on linux as i do not like to be stuck using windows nor do i like windows looking better than linux.

by the way you really should try it, and at high speed it is rather exhilirating

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Old 06-04-2003, 03:30 PM   #2
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try (as root or do SU):

/usr/X11R6/lib/xscreensaver/(screensavername) -root

This will run the specified screensaver as your wallpaper. I like flurry, its similar to drempels.

Its much more efficiant that Windows, it will usually run with almost 0 lag, just a little processor being used.


At kde-look.org, this is a screensaver that copies the mac "fading image" effect, if you like that stuff.
 
Old 06-04-2003, 10:53 PM   #3
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ok yeah thanks, works good. one ting i cant seem to do though and i would really like to is when running eterm on enlightenment i cant get it to show the same screen saver background. i tried using -O and viewport mode but it just shows thru to what is there without the screensaver. im guessing it cant be done but it would be cool if you told me it could.,

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Old 06-05-2003, 01:35 AM   #4
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never mind i guess, the enlightenment makers explained that it cant be done yet but work is underway for it
 
Old 06-28-2003, 08:29 AM   #5
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I cant seem to figure out how to change my back ground can someone please just like break it down step by step for me kthx
 
Old 07-05-2003, 12:50 PM   #6
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what window manager?
 
Old 07-05-2003, 05:55 PM   #7
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This is really cool, but I was wondering, is there anyway so that the screensaver doesn't go over my icons.
 
  


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