In article <BB27CC9F96685EEBC710.0.1.2>,
[email]slavinshearsay.demon.co.uk[/email]localhost (Simon Slavin) wrote:
LOL - thanks -> In article <jaygee-1ACA0D.03032429062003netnews.attbi.com>,
> Jane <jaygeeinsightbb.com> wrote:
>>> >Can anyone provide me with what's going on with the new Macs and their
> >desktop pictures?
> >They seem to be animated, kind of taking one of the normal abstract
> >desktop pictures but now they warp and change hue behind the desktop
> You can tell the OS X screensaver that it should take over the
> desktop picture rather than taking over the entire display but
> only when the Mac's not being used. Set up whatever screensaver
> you want, then open a Terminal window and issue this command:
> pp/Contents/MacOS/ScreenSaverEngine -background
> That's all one very long line. The effect will continue until you
> ^C out of it (hold down the control key while pressing 'c'). There
> are ways to keep the effect working and then be able to close the
> Terminal window but getting out of it is harder and I think I've
> scared you enough for one day.
I can't believe that on-the-shelf CompUSA computers would have this hack
applied to them, but will try this nonetheless...