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Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Utah
2005-04-27, 00:27


For those of you who have checked out wikitosh's website, there are some interesting How To references. One being, to make your background your screensaver.

Here is the LINK

BUT be warned, I had to zap my system in order to get my desktop back!

Just an FYI if people have issues with this.

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2005-04-27, 00:48

why not just use a freeware program like Backlight to do it for you without all the hassle?
Join Date: May 2004
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2005-04-27, 03:31

I don't like installing all these naff little programs that only do the work of a single command line.

If you open terminal and enter the command without the "&" on the end. Like so:-
/System/Library/Frameworks/ScreenSaver.framework/Resources/ -background

Then just minimise the terminal window. When you want to stop the screensaver just maximise the terminal window and press ctrl-c, or quit terminal!

I very much doubt that you "had to zap" your system. More likely you just didn't read the instructions properly!

Also, there is another nifty little feature, check out the details here and see it in action here

OK, I have given up keeping this sig up to date. Lets just say I'm the guy that installs every latest version as soon as its available!
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Utah
2005-04-27, 09:31

Meh, just givin a heads up with problems I had... and yes, I did read the instructions, I just got a black screen both times I tried it, couldn't get anything to work.

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