[App] Easily change your old Energy Saver icon to the new eco-friendly icon!

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  1. metroid87706 macrumors regular

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    :apple: Energy Saver Icon Changer :apple:

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    "Save energy" on your Mac! Get what the Unibody MB/P owners have!

    I created a small automator application to change the Energy Saver icon in System Preferences to the new CCFL style light bulb icon. Backs up current PrefPane, changes the icon, and clears the system preferences cache to show new icon without reboot. This has only been tested on Mac OS X 10.5.6.

    The folder, when extracted, must be placed on your desktop to work correctly.

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    ("Coda" icon Copyright Panic)

    Please leave feedback if it worked or not.
    Thanks for downloading!​
     
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  3. metroid87706 thread starter macrumors regular

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    Work out for you then? XD
     
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    Worked for me on a 12" 1.5GHz PB 10.5.6

    Excellent job.
     
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    My iMac feels better about itself now that it has the CFL icon. Thanks!
     
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    Not to go too far offtopic, but doesnt this show that the new macbooks ship with an altered version of leopard that isnt sold at retail? This would explain why video uses MUCH less CPU on the new macbooks.
     
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    Worked great on my 2.2 GHz Santa Rosa MB. That was fun! Thanks!
     
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    Oh good lord :rolleyes:

    Having never extensively played with the new unibody's, I had not noticed this. I think it's kind of ridiculous that they changed that little detail, but hilarious at the same time. Good old Apple trying to look enviro-friendly...
     
  14. metroid87706 thread starter macrumors regular

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    Just made it a little easier for people who don't want to mess with it themselves. ;)
     
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  16. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

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    10.5.5 super friend.

    Shut up about what? The lack of hardware decoding on OS X?
     
  17. drlunanerd macrumors 65816

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    OK, it was just a genuine question. So that was over 3 months ago, do they not now ship with the same build of 10.5.6?
     
  18. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

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    Same build of OS X but different Quicktime frameworks and video driver extensions.
     
  19. drlunanerd macrumors 65816

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    If it's the same build then doesn't that mean it has the same files? Just means different extensions are loaded depending on the hardware it's running on? Or is that what you mean? :)
     
  20. GoCubsGo macrumors Nehalem

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    Two questions:
    Can we change it back if we hate it. (not that I think I will)
    Can I delete the folder off my desktop after I am done?

    And thank you. Very cool indeed.
     
  21. metroid87706 thread starter macrumors regular

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    1) I'll write a "restore" app for you.
    2) Yes. But remember that your backup is in there, just so you know.
     
  22. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

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    The files aren't the same. The new MCP79A hardware is already taking a different branch as shown by the updates.

    I noticed the backup file it created. ;)
     
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    Yup
     
  24. metroid87706 thread starter macrumors regular

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    New version uploaded.
    Allows installation of new icon and restoration of old icon.

    Enjoy.
     
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    Worked great for me. I love it. Thanks for this.

    Sarah
     

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