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Old 07-22-2005, 09:06 AM   #1
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how to set screen saver.

mandrake 10.0

i am running KDE.
i have one image that is jpg file.
now how to set that image to my background image from command mode.
i mean put a given file to my kde background form command mode.
Old 07-23-2005, 06:31 AM   #2
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Do you mean the background, or the screen saver?
If the background, drag the jpg file to the desktop, and let go. A little menu should pop up, saying 'copy here' , 'move here' , 'set as background' (or something similar) and 'cancel'
Choose 'set as background' .If that doesn't work, or if you want it as a screensaver, open the KDE control center and configure it there
Old 07-23-2005, 10:49 AM   #3
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Re: how to set screen saver.

Originally posted by bruse
i mean put a given file to my kde background form command mode.
Why do you want to use command mode to set a background in KDE?
Setting background with command is for lighter window managers, i.e. fluxbox, etc since they don't come with a GUI utility to achieve this(who needs one when we are using fluxbox, anyway )
But in KDE, you can do it in full GUI mode.


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