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Save a few steps
Authored by: joshb on Mar 19, '02 02:00:37PM

You can save a few steps by not using the "sudo" command above. By eliminating the sudo part of the "cp -R" command you won't have to change the owner later. You can also do this without using the terminal but so far it DOES NOT WORK... I can copy the forest.slidesaver bundle and it shows up fine in my personal library folder, gets renamed and is owned by me, but I cannot open the "Contents" folder. Looking at it from the command line the permissions are correct and I'm perplexed why the finder copy version doesn't work properly.

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The Easy Way
Authored by: benjaminbutton on Jan 28, '09 03:29:09PM

If you want to practical and save time from all the technicalities, this is what you need to do...

Open the screen saver folder with directory as...

[Your Drive]/System/Library/Screen Savers

then copy one .slideSaver file to your desktop or maybe another folder.

for example, let's use Abstract.slideSaver

when you have copied it to wherever it is you put it, right click on the file and select show package contents. open Contents folder then Resources...

You should see files as follows
so on and so forth....

then make your own folder with your JPEG images selection and just rename them as such to overwrite the files... If you have more than whats in the folder, just continue the sequence. i.e. (Abstract12.jpg, Abstract13.jpg, Abstract14.jpg til whenever your images end.

so just put everything in the Resources folder and you're done.

then move back the Abstract.slideSaver file to where you got it from...

[Your Drive]/System/Library/Screen Savers
but before you do you might want to rename it so it wont overwrite the original Abstract.slideSaver file. like Pics.slideSaver and You're good to go!

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