Manual Reference Pages - XSCREENSAVER-GETIMAGE-DESKTOP (1)
xscreensaver-getimage-desktop - put a desktop image on the root window
xscreensaver-getimage-desktop [-display host:display.screen] [--verbose] [--stdout]
The xscreensaver-getimage-desktop program is a helper program
for the xscreensaver hacks that manipulate images. Specifically, it
is invoked by
as needed. This is not a user-level command.
This program is only used on MacOS X / XDarwin systems, because
on those systems, its necessary to use the
program to get an image of the desktop -- the usual X11
mechanism for grabbing the screen doesnt work on OSX.
This script works by running
to get a PDF, then converting it to a JPEG with
then loading it onto the window with
xscreensaver-getimage-desktop accepts the following options:
Instead of loading the image onto the root window, write it to stdout
as a PBM file.
Copyright © 2003 by Jamie Zawinski. Permission to use, copy,
modify, distribute, and sell this software and its documentation for
any purpose is hereby granted without fee, provided that the above
copyright notice appear in all copies and that both that copyright
notice and this permission notice appear in supporting documentation.
No representations are made about the suitability of this software for
any purpose. It is provided "as is" without express or implied
Jamie Zawinski <firstname.lastname@example.org>, 20-Oct-03.
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