Friday, January 07, 2011

create-custom-transitioning-backgrounds

Most of the default desktop backgrounds on my OpenSuse workstation are slide shows. Here's the link to a simple 'How-To' tutorial on creating custom slide-show desktops.

http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/create-custom-transitioning-background-your-gnome-228-desktop

A little ingenuity might lead to the possibility of creating desktop embedded display applications. Graphics could be regularly written to using the cairo and/or the imagemagick bindings. The possibilities aren't execatly endless but they could be interesting.

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