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Install a modified Tiger-compatible version of GeekTool
Authored by: BulbVivid on Sep 30, '05 12:14:20PM

Would love to see it play nicely with Exposť. GeekTool's one of my favorites though, and I greatly appreciate the work.



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Install a modified Tiger-compatible version of GeekTool
Authored by: wallybear on Oct 03, '05 06:31:33AM

I have no problems with Expose'. Can you be more specific? I'll se what I can do.



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Install a modified Tiger-compatible version of GeekTool
Authored by: BulbVivid on Oct 03, '05 08:00:58AM
well, I typically have GeekTool showing a window over my menubar to show iTunes info using this shell script:
#!/bin/sh
set h = "       2"
if($(test $(ps -x | grep /Applications/iTunes.app/Contents/MacOS/iTunes | wc -l) -eq "       2"))
then
if($(osascript -e 'tell application "itunes"' -e 'return player state is playing' -e 'end tell'))
then
        echo "$(osascript -e 'tell application "itunes"' -e 'return artist of current track & " - "' -e 'end tell')$(osascript -e 'tell application "itunes"' -e 'return name of current track' -e 'end tell')"
else
        echo "Not Playing"
fi
fi
The script refreshes every ten seconds, and it always messes with exposť when showing the desktop. Other exposť functions work correctly, but when showing the desktop, the windows pull back in when the script refreshes. It's possibly something in the script, which I just cobbled together from various sources (I just know it works, not how it works.) Any help would be appreciated.

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