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Re: Set As Background...

__/ [Rick] on Monday 09 January 2006 22:29 \__

> On Sun, 08 Jan 2006 22:09:55 -0800, John Bailo wrote:
>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>> In my humble opinion, the Mozilla Foundation are spending too much time
>>> catering for the Windows audience. This has the merit of shifting them
>>> to Open Source, which it turn will lead them to Linux. Yet, others get
>>> neglected in the interim.
>> I've been using Konqueror more and more.
>> Firefox used to be my exclusive choice because of configuration issues
>> that Konqueror /used/ to have with things like Flash, JRE.
>> Now it seems (in Suse 10) that those are fixed.
>> Firefox seems to take a long time to load, and sometimes /stalls/.
>> Konqueror is quick, fast and integrated with KDE.
>> As far as catering to the Windopes audience, yes, in some ways, Firefox
>> saves XP from itself by providing a secure browser...but why prolong the
>> agony?
>> Linux is now king.
> What happened to:"
> "Why can't I just browse a web page, select an image and make it my
> wallpaper in Linux Firefox 1.0.7?
> I can do this all the time in Windows XP ?!"


I particularly liked the following reply:

__/ [Kelsey Bjarnason] on Monday 09 January 2006 11:45 \__

> On Sun, 08 Jan 2006 11:32:15 -0800, John Bailo wrote:
> Why can't I set up multiple wallpaper images, which will automatically
> cycle at a timed interval, randomly or in order, and automatically scale
> to the largest size that will fit the screen - but preserving the aspect
> ratio, in XP?  I do it all the time in KDE.  It's built in.

In my case, I have 4 wallpapers. They are 4500 pixel-wide each and cover 8
virtual desktops, each of which is a dual-head unit. Why can't XP handle

In this article on migration from Linux to Windows, many such rants are being
raised. Windows is a Toy Operating System that usually caters for children
(or grown-up children)



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