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What about running UNDER the login window?
Authored by: gabester on Jan 12, '10 09:13:50AM
I tried this with Flurry and it worked... however, this hint's a little confusing insofar as it uses "on top of" and "underneath" the loginwindow more or less interchangeably. What this hint does is runs the screensaver in the foreground, "on top of" or "in front of" the loginwindow such that the loginwindow and desktop picture/pattern are not visible... I'd be more interested in how to combine this hint with running a screensaver as the desktop underneath or behind the login window such that it is still visible OVER the screensaver. That would be very cool albeit a useless consumption of resources.

Also, while I'm picking nits, the RANDOM_TEXT in filenames in the ByHost folder of your preferences is usually either your Mac's UUID or (in older OS X versions) your Mac's MAC address. So the value will be different for different computers and even different OS configurations on the same computer, but it should be consistent within files in use on that particular system configuration.

Edited on Jan 12, '10 09:17:08AM by gabester


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What about running UNDER the login window?
Authored by: V.K. on Jan 13, '10 07:53:31AM
yes, the use of "behind the login window", "under the login window" and "on top of login window" is somewhat confusing. In my defense, all those terms were introduced by the editors. Not sure why they did that, really. I used "over the login window" everywhere throughout my submission. Thanks for the clarification. I do hope it's now clear what the hint means.
Edited on Jan 13, '10 07:55:12AM by V.K.


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What about running UNDER the login window?
Authored by: rjbailey on Jan 14, '10 09:58:16AM

Thanks for clarifying, and with the clarification I'm less interested. I'd also like to see the login window OVER my screensaver, i.e. the screensaver UNDER the login window.



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