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Re: XPlanet

On Friday 27 February 2004 03:01 am, Hendrik Sattler wrote:
> Am Freitag, 27. Februar 2004 02:45 schrieb Robert Tilley:
> > I want xplanet to run in the background of my windows in KDE 3.2 on my
> > unstable system.  I do not wish to run World Clock, grown to fill the
> > window, however.
> >
> > Can someone help me have a rotating globe, ala xplanet, as my KDE
> > background? --
> > Comments are appreciated,
> Actually, xplanet and kdesktop conflict. I you really want xplanet run nice
> (and other programs like xpenguin or xsnow), kill kdesktop.
> Note however that you will loose background context men�icons on the
> desktop.
> All other ways are simply bad hacks that do not really solve the problem
> with kdesktop.
> HS

Not really.  If set up to run as a background program in the background 
options, what happens is kdesktop runs xplanet every n minutes.  xplanet does 
it's thing, and outputs a .jpg file, then kdesktop uses that jpeg as the 

xsnow and xpenguin do have a tendency to fight with kdesktop.

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