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