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Old 10-23-2003, 03:20 AM   #1
krystian
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screensaver as background


I googled around and I saw some posts that say to run a screensaver in the background you do:

ex:
kswarm.kss -inroot &

My problem is the "inroot" option isn't recognized. What do I do? Alternate methods?

Also, to run it for a user, like now I'm logged in as krystian, would I do:

kswarm.kss -inkrystian &

(which isn't working, but... in the future)



UPDATE:

All I did to get it to work was:

kswarm.kss -root &
kscience.kss -root & ...

How do I get the screensavers to alternate?
xscreensaver -root &
doesn't work



it seems there are a lot of these kss files... what are they attributed to? kscreensaver? What would I run to get them to alternate?

someprogram -root &


Is there some way to know when kde is loaded completely? Like when I add kmatrix.kss -root & to Desktop/Autostart it loads within a box. If I add the prior command to .xsession (using kdm) then it loads in a box too. Is there a way to know when kde has completely loaded (settings, startup programs, etc) and then run this (maybe script file?)

Last edited by krystian; 10-23-2003 at 04:02 AM.
 
  


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