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Old 11-13-2002, 11:33 PM   #1
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Animated wallpaper

Does anybody know of an application that will allow animated gifs or motion images as a wallpaper? There are a few apps out there for windows that allows screensavers or animated gifs to be written directly to the wallpaper. Even winamp has the visualation that is displayed as the wallpaper when a song is playing.
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active desktop
Old 11-14-2002, 06:31 AM   #3
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Isn't active desktop for windoze?

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Nope, well not explicitly. X too, but it depends on your wm.

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Originally posted by Sanchez
active desktop

Try adding -root when running xscreensaver.
for instance

/usr/X11R6/lib/xscreensaver/xmatrix -root

It will run as the wallpaper


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