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#626
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Well... I figured I might as well post my laptop again.

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VS - Cyrix (WB)
Wall - Wind (can't remember where I got it - ask if you want)
Apps - AveDesk 1.3 Beta (no you can't have it... yet)

18 processes on startup with AV, firewall, and all the good looks!!! :thumbup


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and it's mine for this month...or at least for 2 weeks :D

i'm going on holidays next week, so it's a good time to say 'HAVE A NICE SUMMER' to all my friends here on MSFN.ORG

be cool! B)

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PC Configuration: Pentium IV 2.8 Ghz - Gigabyte 8IPE 1000 PRO2 - 2 GB RAM Kingston - ATI Radeon X1600 - HD1: DiamondMax10 300GB SATA - HD2: DiamondMax Plus9 120GB SATA - HD3: DiamondMax Plus D740X 40GB EiDE - HD4: WD MyBook 500GB Essential Edition - DVDR: LG GDR8164B - DVDRW: Pioneer DVR-109
Software Configuration: Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3

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Ok, there seems to be some confusion on what I'm useing here. Its a stock UI, except for Konfabulator and the backgrounds. If you don know what konfabulator is, then LOOK IT UP. I looked at wraith's post and suspected that was what he used, I coped what I liked.
Again, just to state, becuase I know it will be asked, EVERYTHING fancy you see is Konfabulator, there is nothing else running!

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Woopsie, didnt realize my links had gone bad.

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@chaosratt
how did u get that transparent menu and those circulat monitors on the rite? Also, the weather display and the CPU monitor in the second shot?
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Yes There cool.

I would also like to know how you did it?

Cheers

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@chaosratt
how did u get that transparent menu and those circulat monitors on the rite? Also, the weather display and the CPU monitor in the second shot?

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All those widgets (weather, CPU, monitors, etc.) are Konfabulator. Wraith's desktop is also using konfabulator for this month. I'm not 100% sure about that TV schedule but I would assume it's konfabulator as well. I think all widgets have an opacity/transparency option. Cheers.

Edited by Tokugawapants, 03 August 2005 - 09:18 AM.


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@chaosratt
how did u get that transparent menu and those circulat monitors on the rite? Also, the weather display and the CPU monitor in the second shot?

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All those widgets (weather, CPU, monitors, etc.) are Konfabulator. Wraith's desktop is also using konfabulator for this month. I'm not 100% sure about that TV schedule but I would assume it's konfabulator as well. I think all widgets have an opacity/transparency option. Cheers.

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/\ what he said :P

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Same theme as last month with a new wallpaper

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Been a while since I posted anything, thought I'd hop in on this thread. And yes, I did steal some ideas from already posted images. I wasn't gona post a default desktop!

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Where did you get the gages that display mem usage cpu usuage etc? and the weather?

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Where did you get the gages that display mem usage cpu usuage etc? and the weather?

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:blink: ...are you kidding?

Try looking about 2 posts back.

@harunaksoy: Where did you get that wallpaper, or did you take it yourself?

Edited by Tokugawapants, 04 August 2005 - 10:03 PM.


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Where did you get the gages that display mem usage cpu usuage etc? and the weather?

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:blink: ...are you kidding?

Try looking about 2 posts back.

@harunaksoy: Where did you get that wallpaper, or did you take it yourself?

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WoOps, my bad. So they are widgets for desktop X? I thought Desktop X completely modifies your shell but your shell looks liike traditional xp, am i missing something here? There is a way to use widgets with Desktop X without completely altering your shell?

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Dude, its already been discusesed, look at the top of this page.

Edited by Chaosratt, 05 August 2005 - 12:38 AM.


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Dude, its already been discusesed, look at the top of this page.

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So you are saying that widgets are not restricted to Desktop X but are simply just addons? Sounds good.

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Dude, its already been discusesed, look at the top of this page.

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So you are saying that widgets are not restricted to Desktop X but are simply just addons? Sounds good.

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Um, NO.
Aparently you missed it. Here it is again:

@chaosratt
how did u get that transparent menu and those circulat monitors on the rite? Also, the weather display and the CPU monitor in the second shot?

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All those widgets (weather, CPU, monitors, etc.) are Konfabulator. Wraith's desktop is also using konfabulator for this month. I'm not 100% sure about that TV schedule but I would assume it's konfabulator as well. I think all widgets have an opacity/transparency option. Cheers.

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Ok so now Konfabulator is free. which is better....konfab or Talisman desktop?

Btw wen i try to download konfab from its site, it says www.widgetgallery.com could not be found. Are there any alternative links where i can get it from?

Edited by indianarchie, 05 August 2005 - 06:24 AM.

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Ok so now Konfabulator is free. which is better....konfab or Talisman desktop?

Btw wen i try to download konfab from its site, it says www.widgetgallery.com could not be found. Are there any alternative links where i can get it from?

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They are not the same. Talisman is for complete shell replacment, Konfabulator allows you to use small programms on your desktop which can show some usefull info like you saw at the screenshots. I personally don't like Talisman but that's me, and as far as i know it's not freeware, Konfabulator is!. You can download Konfabulator here

@Tokugawapants - A friend gave me the Wallpaper :)

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This is my Windows 2k3 Enterprise a.k.a work station.

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Desktop: || lappped Q6700 w/ lapped TRUE || ASUS P5Q Deluxe|| Sapphire 4870 1GB || Mushkin Ascent XP2-8500 (2x2GB) || 2 x WD6400AAKS || Corsair HX620W || Lian-Li PC-60FB || 2 x BenQ G2400WD || Vista Ultimate 64bit || Samsung SH-S223Q || Logitech MX518 || Logitech Ultra-X || SteelSeries SX || Klipsch ProMedia Ultra 5.1 || ATI TV Wonder 650 PCIe ||
Server: || E5200 w/ XIGMATEK HDT-S1283 || ASUS P5Q-EM || EVGA 8800GTS G92 w/ Accelero S1 R2 || G.SKILL 6400 2x2GB || 1 x WD6400AAKS || 4 x 1TB Samsung F1 || SeaSonic M12II SS-500GM || Antec Three Hundred || Samsung SH-203BL || Ubuntu 8.10 ||


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Mordor

Wall: Mordor
Skin: Airlock..Recolored..Blinds:Gamma/Color..Skin Studio Pro:Saturation
System Icons: Cardinal Skin Green: Recolored..Icon Developer
Dock Icons: Rubicons Blue: Recolored..Icon Developer
Upper Task: 3FX
Cursor: K.01
Widgets: Aero: Gmail/Weather

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Well... just got back from a nice weekend and found this in my PM box. I'll let this one slide since phillyman2004 is relatively new here.

I liked how you customized your desktop in the August post Here

What programs do i need , i dont want to slow down my machine with 20 different programs

I know AveDesk can do the nice icons , but how did you get the Calendar going down the screen ? and the Recycle bin change

Thanks

Right now i have AVE and Samurize as programs


First off to anyone who might read this, it's better to ask in the forums themselves since more people will have different inputs.

As for me, the only programs that I have running are AveDesk and WindowBlinds. As for the calendar, it's a slight modification of the Vertical Calendar docklet for SysStats. You can find all the info you want there as well as links to various SysStats configs.

If you have more questions about AveDesk or SysStats, you'll probably want to ask in the Aqua-Soft forums (AveDesk is under Ave's Apps).

For the Recycle Bin, I hid the default recycle bin with TweakUI (from Microsoft) and then AveDesk comes with a default Recycle Bin desklet (it's under the PidlShortcut desklet).

Most of the stuff you do with Samurize you can probably do with SysStats... you just need to know a little bit of scripting to make it work. If not, stick with Samurize - I don't think it's too bad on resources (I haven't used it in a while).

And to find icons... Google and DeviantArt. That's all I can say.

Happy modding! :hello:

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Wallpaper: Vista
Visual Style: Luna Element

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@Kenny McCormick:

Nice one. Link to wallpaper please?

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what Visual Style is that?? mind posting a link?

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Already knew about the VS, thanks :)




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