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Re: remote background



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Nicu Buculei wrote:
> Mark wrote:
>>> OMG, I'm so stupid and blind - I've clicked this URL xD .
>>
>> It got me as well ^_^
> 
> I almost felt for it :p
> 
>> But to be on the topic.
>> i don't know if this is possible and if it is than it might be by
>> accident so it might not be working well. i can't imagine that the GDM
>> (i assume you where talking about GDM) developers have thought of
>> someone putting in the URL to a image for the background ^_^
> 
> I don't think this is related to GDM, but the proper GNOME background
> (handled by Nautilus?)
> 
> For *years* we are talking about how cool it would be to have a RSS feed
>  to provide backgrounds, if we would had that, then I believe the
> problem would be solved.
> 

How about this:

1. We set the background to a particular image (~/.desktop.png)
2. We have a background application that connects to a particular site
and keeps pulling down new images from there and then replaces this
pre-defined image?

Wouldn't the above work? Talking about RSS feeds for images, I am not
sure there are sites out there that do this.

Just some thoughts.

- -Rogue
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