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Time Machine: The screensaver


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Here comes possibly the best screensaver for Mac OS X.



Time Machine: The screensaver. And what's more, even Tiger users (are there any of those?) can use it!

I haven't used it yet (downloading the 1.5MB file as I type this), but I'm sure it's gonna rock.
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what's a screensaver?
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It's a tiny little person who saves your screen in case it trips over and falls down. This one is particularly efficient.
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hot ! i've always wanted one of those little screen savin guys, but i heard they were expensive...

EDIT: Apparently d a.mn is a bad word... ooops sorry... so thats why it was bleeped out?
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The forum has it's rules...
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hmm...


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so once you download, where to you drop it so it will show up in the screensaver list?

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so once you download, where to you drop it so it will show up in the screensaver list?
The downloaded folder actually has an alias already in it that directs it to the proper place.. just drag/drop the quartz file to the alias, and it will then show up in your screensaver list.


Great post Goobi!! (must spread around)
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Or the file goes in macHD/library/screensavers
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pretty cool...think i'll use it for a while..thanks!
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The downloaded folder actually has an alias already in it that directs it to the proper place.. just drag/drop the quartz file to the alias, and it will then show up in your screensaver list.
No go. "Volume could not be found"

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Or the file goes in macHD/library/screensavers
This didn't work either. The folder was there, but there was nothing in it. I tried dropping it in anyway, but it still didn't show up in my screen saver list in preferences.

I found the correct folder though: macHD > system > library > screen savers

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Would this work with xBack http://www.gideonsoftworks.com/xback.html ?
That would be great

I haven't tried xBack myself yet as I reckon it could be quite resource intensive, just wondered ...

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No go. "Volume could not be found"



This didn't work either. The folder was there, but there was nothing in it. I tried dropping it in anyway, but it still didn't show up in my screen saver list in preferences.

I found the correct folder though: macHD > system > library > screen savers
took me a while to find this folder, when i was doing a self project on the mac...
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Forget xBack, I've found Wallsaver on the Apple site, it's free and it works brilliantly - http://www.apple.com/downloads/macos...wwnetwork.html

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You can also try Quartz Desktop. It allows for any quartz composition to be overlayed on the desktop. The best part is it allows you to configure how many fps you want so you don't waste CPU cycles.
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