October Desktops

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    ViciousShadow21

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    Mod Note

    Please refrain from quoting images. If you want to see the picture that a post is referring to, you can press this button: [​IMG]

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    Many members here will either be displaying their cover art using CoverSutra or Bowtie. In addition, the members with a lot of text information on their desktops are using the Geektool preference pane. Sweet Geektool scripts can be found here!

    Basically please try and provide as much information as possible about your desktop and setup as there will no doubt be questions asked so best to get the information down first time.

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    Post your desktops for the month!

    Desktops threads from previous months this year:

    January Desktops
    February Desktops
    March Desktops
    April Desktops
    May Dektops
    June Desktops
    July Desktops
    August Desktops
    September Desktops
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    Here's mine…
     

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    richard.mac

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    wow in early, its not even Oct in Australia yet :D.

    sticking with this great desktop... with more blood. you know where to find it.

    [​IMG]
     
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    DoFoT9

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    thats a nice desktop :) dont you think its getting a bit old but :rolleyes:

    this thread should be named "October Desktops 2009".
     
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    good pictures can be reused, i havent just had this one the whole time though. epic picture, photography at its finest.
     
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    Photography by me, using a FILM Nikon F-301
    PM is you want it.
    [​IMG]
     
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    Mine at the moment
     

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    Maxintech

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    Please share your geektool's script or send the link from the geektool's thread.
    :D
     
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    Mr.Noisy

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    Still september, but will be starting October with a bit of Megan Fox......

    nice photograph there tooz

    Link to source of Original
     

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    please...link....more!!!! :D ;)
     
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    Link please.
     
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    Mine for now
     

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    here is what i use,

    create 7 shell scripts using GeekTool 3

    1st - Current weather (replace YOURZIP with your zip code)
    Code:
    curl --silent "http://xml.weather.yahoo.com/forecastrss?p=YOURZIP&u=f" | grep -E '(Current Conditions:|F<BR)' | sed -e 's/Current Conditions://' -e 's/<br \/>//' -e 's/<b>//' -e 's/<\/b>//' -e 's/<BR \/>//' -e 's/<description>//' -e 's/<\/description>//'
    2nd - Weather forcast (again replace YOURZIP with yours)
    Code:
    curl -s http://www.wunderground.com/cgi-bin/findweather/getForecast?query=YOURZIP | awk '/Today is/ || /Tomorrow is/' | textutil -convert txt -stdin -stdout -format html
    3rd - Weather Image downloader (this pulls the image and puts it in a temp folder otherwise the actual image will not show, replace YOURCITYINFO with yours found on Yahoo Weather)
    Code:
    curl --silent "http://weather.yahoo.com/forecast/YOURCITYINFO.html" | grep "forecast-icon" | sed "s/.*background\:url(\'\(.*\)\')\;\ _background.*/\1/" | xargs curl --silent -o /tmp/weather.png
    4th - Day of the week
    Code:
    date +%A
    5th - Month and day#
    Code:
    date +%B-%d
    6th - Time
    Code:
    date +%l:%M
    7th - am/pm
    Code:
    date +"%p"
    then create an image geeklet
    Code:
    file:///tmp/weather.png
     
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    allan.nyholm

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    Grey on grey
    [​IMG]
    Click for full size - Uploaded with plasq's Skitch

    A little NSFW, if you call drawn breasts not safe for work.

    Pry Frente
    Adium with Colorful contactlist style
    Float Dock
    Desktop by Rubens LP
     
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    original please? :)
     
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    Here you go:

    [​IMG]
     
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    no, but that bush is...
     
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    This is resolution only 800x500, and I need in resolution 1280x800.
    Thanks :)
     
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    Can't find a black version of the Geeky theme for Bowtie... mind sharing?
     
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    Fixed!
     
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