Monday, 28 April 2014

Using an Android tablet as a terminal for a Linux computer

I use my Android tablet to do a few jobs that I can't get a program for in Windows or Linux.  That is not because either of those operating systems are not capable of the work, it is simply that there is a new generation of programmers out there writing stuff for iPad and Android who 'think sideways'.

Friday, 25 April 2014

Video wallpaper on KDE and another simple method

I was reading some of the stuff I wrote for my old computer website and found an article I wrote years ago with an even simpler method for video wallpaper than yesterday's tip.

Thursday, 24 April 2014

Re: Using video for my KDE wallpaper

I enjoy listening to music while I work and I enjoy the novelty of having moving wallpaper.  There are many ways to get a video to run as wallpaper in Linux.  Some of them need special application installed.  Some like Zorin, require you to buy a 'paid' version of their distribution.  

Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Video Wallpaper for KDE desktop - Dead Easy!

For years many of us in the Linux world have been writing or modifying scripts to make a video or flash animation play play desktop wallpaper.