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scathe
02-01-2010, 06:22 PM
I'm looking for ideas for a new wallpaper and since this thread hasn't been started so far, I thought I could start this time, so here are the rules followed by my current desktop:



Each member can post one desktop in this thread each month.
The desktop cannot be larger than 800x600.
Not only will posting inappropriate desktop pictures get them deleted, it will also get you banned. This includes anything semi-lewd. This is a family forum if it's not PG then don't post it.
Feel free to post the source from which you got your wallpapers, themes, icons, UI modifier apps, etc.



http://img192.imageshack.us/img192/4200/screenshot20100201at231.png

taylordobbs
02-01-2010, 08:17 PM
http://files.droplr.com/files/19255147/jYa56.Screen-shot-2010-02-01-at-7.13.52-PM.jpg

Not as impressive in this size, but interfacelift did up a high-res version of the iPad event art.

InterfaceLIFT Wallpaper: Apple Ipad (http://interfacelift.com/wallpaper_beta/details/2144/apple_ipad.html) if you're interested

darkarchangel
02-01-2010, 11:01 PM
Here is mine. I took the pic on my diving trip to Puerto Rico this winter.Mac-Forums.com (http://www.mac-forums.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=12157&stc=1&d=1265080147)

macwannabe
02-01-2010, 11:04 PM
just a lil something i made.

http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g11/thetruiceman/Screenshot2010-02-01at100147PM.png

oneijose
02-02-2010, 01:19 AM
Ok so I think this fits the month of Feb. I've been rocking this for a while now so after this one I'm moving on to the next theme.LOL HAPPY VALENTINES DAY!!

http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b151/oneijose/Screenshot2010-01-15at120816AM.png

I dont have the link for the wall at the moment.

oneijose
02-02-2010, 01:21 AM
I'm looking for ideas for a new wallpaper and since this thread hasn't been started so far, I thought I could start this time, so here are the rules followed by my current desktop:




http://img192.imageshack.us/img192/4200/screenshot20100201at231.png

Dude....This wall is nasty!! U have a link? Thx!

TattooedMac
02-02-2010, 01:34 AM
Dark again ATM .....

http://img.skitch.com/20100202-u57d2i5qrxr1ncmy6mrgfqrj1.jpg

cuhnool
02-02-2010, 02:05 AM
Mine is still the same as last month's. The one's so far are pretty cool as always. Can't wait to see everyone else's!

Chris H.
02-02-2010, 02:52 AM
Mine will be coming up shortly. Probably on Wednesday.

crashtested
02-02-2010, 04:13 AM
Current desktop...

Mac23
02-02-2010, 06:42 AM
http://i705.photobucket.com/albums/ww54/JT2386/Picture1-7.png

scathe
02-02-2010, 08:10 AM
@oneijose
no problem, here's a link:
RapidShare: 1-CLICK Web hosting - Easy Filehosting (http://rapidshare.com/files/344783250/imgz.jpg.html)
unfortunately I don't have this image in a higher resolution, but it stretches to 1440x900 ok

fade
02-02-2010, 10:32 AM
http://img136.imageshack.us/img136/2849/picture1fe.png

One of these days I want to figure out geek tool...

Chris H.
02-03-2010, 02:45 AM
I said Wednesday, did I not? ;)

This is far better than the aurora/space explosion that comes default with Leopard or Snow Leopard.

http://i995.photobucket.com/albums/af78/thewhoissuperb24/ScreenshotDesktopFebruary.jpg

martyp
02-03-2010, 02:08 PM
The last wallpaper I'll ever set to my Mac Pro before it gets formatted and shipped off to its new home... :(

http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q226/bigpunter/Screenshot2010-02-03at180635.jpg

Chris H.
02-03-2010, 10:41 PM
The last wallpaper I'll ever set to my Mac Pro before it gets formatted and shipped off to its new home... :(

http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q226/bigpunter/Screenshot2010-02-03at180635.jpg

That is a freakin' cool background!

martyp
02-04-2010, 06:53 PM
That is a freakin' cool background!

I know, I love it.

Believe it or not, it actually comes from Windows 7 though. :o

Chris H.
02-04-2010, 08:01 PM
I know, I love it.

Believe it or not, it actually comes from Windows 7 though. :o

Is it part of 7 Ult or something? Because 7 Home Prem. has far different desktop backgrounds....

macwannabe
02-04-2010, 10:50 PM
I have 7 home and is on there

Chris H.
02-04-2010, 11:36 PM
I have 7 home and is on there

Funny. I've never seen it. My laptop is running Windows 7 Home Premium, and I'm finding a lot of nature and architectural stuff, not that awesome looking wallpaper.

Wait. D'oh! :Grimmace:

C: \Windows\Web\Wallpapers\Characters

That explains a LOT
LOL ;D

virtuoso
02-05-2010, 05:27 PM
http://i47.tinypic.com/2lbyptc.png

I recently upgraded to Snow Leopard, and I'm loving it so far.

Theme: Nuala (http://www.iconpaper.org/nuala/) for Snow Leopard
BG: Clouds (http://NerghaL.deviantart.com/art/Clouds-123789684) by Nerghal
Also shown: Adium, Bowtie, Teledock (http://endosage.deviantart.com/art/Teledock-2-1-80291431) by endosage, Nuala iTunes (http://2Cool4Mac.deviantart.com/art/Nuala-for-iTunes-Updated-151328517) by 2cool4mac, Uni folder set & Nu Lead drives by Aldrin Lee.

Chris H.
02-06-2010, 12:35 AM
http://i47.tinypic.com/2lbyptc.png

I recently upgraded to Snow Leopard, and I'm loving it so far.

Theme: Nuala (http://www.iconpaper.org/nuala/) for Snow Leopard
BG: Clouds (http://NerghaL.deviantart.com/art/Clouds-123789684) by Nerghal
Also shown: Adium, Bowtie, Teledock (http://endosage.deviantart.com/art/Teledock-2-1-80291431) by endosage, Nuala iTunes (http://2Cool4Mac.deviantart.com/art/Nuala-for-iTunes-Updated-151328517) by 2cool4mac, Uni folder set & Nu Lead drives by Aldrin Lee.

LOVE that background!!!!!!

fade
02-06-2010, 10:39 PM
I know we're only supposed to post 1 screen shot, but I finally got around to playing with geektool.

http://img402.imageshack.us/img402/1376/picture1uo.png

Nothing too fancy, battery status and external IP in lower left then weather, date/time, and itunes status. I like to keep it clean and simple.

Edit to add: I tried to edit my first post but the forum doesn't give me an option. Sorry.

Gary86
02-07-2010, 02:55 AM
That is a freakin' cool background!

Could you post just that background or send a link to it?

Thanks

Chris H.
02-07-2010, 04:34 AM
Could you post just that background or send a link to it?

Thanks

It's part of Windows 7.

It's under C: \Windows\Web\Wallpapers\Characters if you have 7.

If not, well, there's not much I can do. You can try to find it under a Windows 7 wallpaper search in Google..

TattooedMac
02-07-2010, 05:22 AM
Could you post just that background or send a link to it?

Thanks


You can try to find it under a Windows 7 wallpaper search in Google..

LINKY (http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&safe=off&client=safari&rls=en&um=1&sa=1&q=windows+7+Wallpapers+Characters+alien&aq=f&oq=&aqi=&start=0)

1920x1200

Chris H.
02-07-2010, 06:43 AM
LINKY (http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&safe=off&client=safari&rls=en&um=1&sa=1&q=windows+7+Wallpapers+Characters+alien&aq=f&oq=&aqi=&start=0)

1920x1200

And there you go. :D

cuhnool
02-08-2010, 01:47 AM
Can't wait to buy the game!! Been waiting for sooooo long!

http://i570.photobucket.com/albums/ss144/TH3_M0T/Screenshot2010-02-08at124423AM.png

MikeIsGood
02-08-2010, 01:56 AM
http://img136.imageshack.us/img136/2849/picture1fe.png

One of these days I want to figure out geek tool...

Link please. I am obsessed with bridges :D

Mac23
02-08-2010, 07:11 AM
Eh, I know I already posted one, but I just switched it.. Forgive me, please, but I have to rep my hometown :)

http://i705.photobucket.com/albums/ww54/JT2386/Picture1-8.png

macwannabe
02-08-2010, 09:25 AM
Eh, I know I already posted one, but I just switched it.. Forgive me, please, but I have to rep my hometown :)

http://i705.photobucket.com/albums/ww54/JT2386/Picture1-8.png

thats a hot picture... got a link?

fade
02-08-2010, 10:38 AM
Link please. I am obsessed with bridges :D

It came from blirk.net. I believe it was under the Nightlife section.

Hah! found it. http://www.blirk.net/bridge-wallpaper/19/ (my brother sent me the image I used) There are a few other good bridge pics on there too.

MikeIsGood
02-08-2010, 07:06 PM
Thanks. There's some great ones in there.

Here is mine pre-changing to a new bridge background. I've had it for awhile so it may be the same as I've had in past threads. I JUST got geektool and am still messing around with it.

Anyone know a way to make the text run sideways? I am looking to rotate it 90 degrees counter-clockwise.

http://img85.imageshack.us/img85/7705/screencapture1m.png

McYukon
02-08-2010, 09:37 PM
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2797/4341700289_f15a6a6c54.jpg
Uploaded with LittleSnapper (http://www.realmacsoftware.com/littlesnapper/) - Large Size (http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2797/4341700289_78f09f87d2_o.jpg)
Found this desktop by googleing space apple one day.
I thought the apple was a bit to small so I put a larger one over top and made it slightly darker.
Google - Space Apple (http://images.google.ca/images?q=Space+Apple&oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&um=1&ie=UTF-8&ei=7rtwS5WSFI2OtAO1mJGoCA&sa=X&oi=image_result_group&ct=title&resnum=4&ved=0CBkQsAQwAw#start=0&imgsz=l&tbo=1)

Corbab
02-09-2010, 08:42 PM
http://i269.photobucket.com/albums/jj67/Boarder94/Screenshot2010-02-09at31831PM.png

After wrestling with dead hard drives, failed installs, and GeekTool oddness for the past week, this is what I've settled on. I have a red one too, which I realize would be more appropriate for the season, but I didn't feel like changing all of my Geektool colors. The graphic is mine from Pixelmator. As I am command line-tarded, I stole the GT scripts from here (http://tinyurl.com/ye3w26v).

Mac23
02-10-2010, 07:23 AM
thats a hot picture... got a link?

http://nikelebron.net/nikelebron/direct/wallpapers/wallpaper_lebron-james-witness2009-3.jpg

TheGreatApple
02-11-2010, 02:11 PM
Think you have enough emails there?!?! ;)

Here's mine as now (I change background though many times per day).

pigoo3
02-11-2010, 02:11 PM
Looks like you need to check your e-mail!;)

MYmacROX
02-11-2010, 03:01 PM
Your pic stopped loading at about 40%.

Anyways, here's mine. A pic my wife took a couple of weeks ago when we went for a drive in a small town near here on a rainy Saturday.

http://i798.photobucket.com/albums/yy263/Joelathon1/Screenshot2010-02-11at115818AM.png

p3ezi(moto)
02-11-2010, 03:13 PM
http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/zz104/DatBayBoiCrankinGoGo/Screenshot2010-02-11at110953AM.png


just a little tribute to the Bay Bridge. I love the bay area.

cwa107
02-11-2010, 03:19 PM
Merged into appropriate thread. Also, please resize to 800x600.

p3ezi(moto)
02-11-2010, 03:26 PM
http://i269.photobucket.com/albums/jj67/Boarder94/Screenshot2010-02-09at31831PM.png

After wrestling with dead hard drives, failed installs, and GeekTool oddness for the past week, this is what I've settled on. I have a red one too, which I realize would be more appropriate for the season, but I didn't feel like changing all of my Geektool colors. The graphic is mine from Pixelmator. As I am command line-tarded, I stole the GT scripts from here (http://tinyurl.com/ye3w26v).


hey how do you get your calender and weather to look like that?

Corbab
02-11-2010, 05:14 PM
hey how do you get your calender and weather to look like that?

The scripts are from the link in my post, and the font for the time is from here (http://www.dafont.com/the-maple-origins.font).

Hope this is what you were asking. :P

MYmacROX
02-11-2010, 06:48 PM
Think you have enough emails there?!?! ;)

Here's mine as now (I change background though many times per day).

How ironic. I have a similar photo to that and it used to be my desktop wallpaper a few yrs ago. Yours looks a lot cooler, though.

http://i798.photobucket.com/albums/yy263/Joelathon1/DSC00468.jpg

ScottS4UofA
02-14-2010, 11:14 AM
The University of Alabama - 2009 National Champions

http://img13.imageshack.us/img13/1073/screenshot20100214at909.png

ironicall
02-15-2010, 01:22 PM
Icons - various from my collection
Wall - found over at Deviantart
Music - Bowtie (Biffy Clyro)

http://i120.photobucket.com/albums/o169/ironicall/Screenshot2010-02-15at105133AM.png

Cdnalsi
02-15-2010, 01:28 PM
http://img402.imageshack.us/img402/213/cdndesktop.png

DB72
02-16-2010, 07:53 PM
Shot with the Nikon D90 and 18-105mm kit lens.

Aquamaid79
02-20-2010, 02:18 PM
Skitch.com > aquamaid79 > Screen shot 2010-02-20 at 1.05.43 PM (http://skitch.com/aquamaid79/nsjsi/screen-shot-2010-02-20-at-1.05.43-pm)

http://img.skitch.com/20100220-r4fex4wbjawkje1p33nutak513.preview.jpg (http://skitch.com/aquamaid79/nsjsi/screen-shot-2010-02-20-at-1.05.43-pm)
Click for full size (http://skitch.com/aquamaid79/nsjsi/screen-shot-2010-02-20-at-1.05.43-pm) - Uploaded with plasq (http://plasq.com)'s Skitch (http://skitch.com)

marvolo
02-21-2010, 02:25 AM
http://img651.imageshack.us/img651/7025/screencapturejg.th.png (http://img651.imageshack.us/i/screencapturejg.png/)

chas_m
02-22-2010, 02:20 AM
http://img651.imageshack.us/img651/7025/screencapturejg.th.png (http://img651.imageshack.us/i/screencapturejg.png/)

Is that background available somewhere?

TattooedMac
02-22-2010, 08:52 AM
Needed to brighten up my week

http://img.skitch.com/20100222-ccrhrfqm4ykpsd7u8yeyshrhum.jpg

oneijose
02-22-2010, 04:15 PM
Needed to brighten up my week

http://img.skitch.com/20100222-ccrhrfqm4ykpsd7u8yeyshrhum.jpg

So are u the happy faces or the the mad one?:DLOL

TattooedMac
02-22-2010, 04:38 PM
So are u the happy faces or the the mad one?:DLOL

Happy happy joy joy jose :)

oneijose
02-22-2010, 09:28 PM
Happy happy joy joy jose :)

Did u see my avatar? that might be my next set of icons for the 4th. I'm still working on them!! LOL I know is still early but i had an idea and had to try it.:D

ezcompane
02-22-2010, 10:58 PM
Here's mine:
http://i45.tinypic.com/28aq5i8.jpg

marvolo
02-23-2010, 03:19 PM
Is that background available somewhere?


chas_m: Yep, it's on Deviantart: Keep Calm and Carry On by ~arcticTransfuse on deviantART (http://arctictransfuse.deviantart.com/art/Keep-Calm-and-Carry-On-143623664)

MikeIsGood
02-23-2010, 05:05 PM
Icons - various from my collection
Wall - found over at Deviantart
Music - Bowtie (Biffy Clyro)

http://i120.photobucket.com/albums/o169/ironicall/Screenshot2010-02-15at105133AM.png

What bowtie skin are you using? I like it a lot.

Chris H.
02-24-2010, 12:09 AM
I've got a good March background, but that'll be awhile of course.

So can someone explain what GeekTool is? I like the geekiness of that green desktop I've seen on here..pretty nifty.

oneijose
02-24-2010, 12:30 AM
I've got a good March background, but that'll be awhile of course.

So can someone explain what GeekTool is? I like the geekiness of that green desktop I've seen on here..pretty nifty.

Tynsoe projects (http://projects.tynsoe.org/en/geektool/index.php)
Here u go. I'm not a Geektool expert I just pretty much followed a few tutorials. :D PM me, I can send u some the links on how to do this:
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b151/oneijose/Screenshot2010-02-23at112642PM.png

I'm assuming this might be the green desktop ur talking about?:D

p3ezi(moto)
02-28-2010, 12:28 AM
http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/zz104/DatBayBoiCrankinGoGo/Screenshot2010-02-27at112408PM.png

updated my desktop as a tribute to my city San Francisco...I finally learned a little about geektool..

Chris H.
02-28-2010, 08:00 PM
Tynsoe projects (http://projects.tynsoe.org/en/geektool/index.php)
Here u go. I'm not a Geektool expert I just pretty much followed a few tutorials. :D PM me, I can send u some the links on how to do this:
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b151/oneijose/Screenshot2010-02-23at112642PM.png

I'm assuming this might be the green desktop ur talking about?:D


Had a little fun with GeekTool 3 RC5 and then it froze my computer up so I uninstalled it. What I can't figure out is the weather. I tried the Yahoo! Weather command but that didn't work- couldn't find the correct city ID...I also tried Weather Underground (The temperature is forecast to be _____ than today...). I'm going to go find the last full version of GT.

oneijose
02-28-2010, 10:07 PM
Had a little fun with GeekTool 3 RC5 and then it froze my computer up so I uninstalled it. What I can't figure out is the weather. I tried the Yahoo! Weather command but that didn't work- couldn't find the correct city ID...I also tried Weather Underground (The temperature is forecast to be _____ than today...). I'm going to go find the last full version of GT.

Here is a good tutorial on how to do the weather:
YouTube - Geektool for Dummies: Displaying Weather Images (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uNFkW1lLxtU)

Make sure ur refresh time is not "0" cause that could be a promble. For the weather give it something like 3200s. thats what I have. I'll shoot u a pm later.

MacbookWilis
02-28-2010, 10:18 PM
i'm just starting to learn just how aperture 3 works ;P so bare with me just wanted to share this photo with you guys cause I thought it looked nice and i'm sure you can tell I took this pic with my iphone ;) even though I tweaked it a little.

MacbookWilis
02-28-2010, 10:20 PM
opps pic came out to small :S

Dragonhunter
02-28-2010, 10:20 PM
Here's my February desktop background--taken mid-month when we got snow. View is off my back porch, photo credit goes to my daughter.

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4039/4396353555_e726c353a8.jpg

cwa107
02-28-2010, 10:29 PM
Just FYI, folks....

Please keep the desktop screen shots "G" rated please. If you wouldn't see it in a Disney cartoon, don't post it here. Thanks.

Chris H.
02-28-2010, 11:05 PM
Here is a good tutorial on how to do the weather:
YouTube - Geektool for Dummies: Displaying Weather Images (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uNFkW1lLxtU)

Make sure ur refresh time is not "0" cause that could be a promble. For the weather give it something like 3200s. thats what I have. I'll shoot u a pm later.

Well I followed the tutorial through, and didn't get the same results, I just might go back to GT 3... :Sleeping: