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Old 04-22-2003, 07:35 PM   #1
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running screensaver as background


So I heard that Linux can run a screensaver as your desktop wallpaper. How would I go about doing this?


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Old 04-22-2003, 08:51 PM   #2
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I would like to do that to ? Anyone KNow?
 
Old 04-22-2003, 11:46 PM   #3
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You can do this with KDE in the background widget of the kde control center.
 
Old 04-23-2003, 12:12 AM   #4
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ive been meaning to look into this, i heard something like with one of the wm's you could set a video clip as the background. but never got around to ivestigating
 
Old 04-26-2003, 12:07 AM   #5
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depending on your distro, mine is mandrake 9.1 so I would do this...
/usr/X11R6/lib/xscreensaver/endgame -root
i've only tried in fluxbox though.
 
Old 04-26-2003, 10:28 AM   #6
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Does that work for 9.0? that's all?
I though there would be more to it than that...
 
Old 04-26-2003, 01:59 PM   #7
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where is the screen savers in slackware
 
Old 04-26-2003, 02:40 PM   #8
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they may be in /usr/lib/xscreensaver
 
Old 04-26-2003, 03:47 PM   #9
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ok
 
Old 04-27-2003, 08:23 PM   #10
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Hey, I use that code, 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.

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