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Re: Show the world your desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]

Postby colinrmitchell » Thu Feb 03, 2011 12:29 am UTC

Link to mine:

http://colinrmitchell.endoftheinternet.org/freebsd-screen.png

Just got FreeBSD running with Xfce4. I have been running Ubuntu (with Gnome) for the last couple of years and liking it so far. Wanted to try something different on another hard drive. I like the simplicity, but am quite spoiled by all of the pre-packaged goodies on a Linux distro.

Edit:

Here's my Ubuntu desktop with Gnome:

http://colinrmitchell.endoftheinternet.org/ubuntu-gnome.png
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Re: Show the world your desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]

Postby Hope_ » Thu Feb 03, 2011 3:47 am UTC

So I came across the Calvin and Hobbes comic and couldn't resist putting it as my desktop.

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Re: Show the world your desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]

Postby GenericAnimeBoy » Fri Feb 04, 2011 10:56 pm UTC

Primary Monitor: http://www.mattshelton.net/2008/02/22/do-your-work-dont-be-stupid/ Very self-explanatory. Unfortunately, I ignore its advice all too often. :roll:

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Re: Show the world your desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]

Postby ottifant » Mon Feb 07, 2011 12:03 pm UTC

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Now, as "wasting spending some time on the internet" is taken care of, i can focus on studying for my exams next week :D

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Re: Show the world your desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]

Postby ExplodingHat » Wed Feb 09, 2011 7:42 am UTC

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Re: Show the world your desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]

Postby Klye » Thu Feb 10, 2011 2:19 am UTC

Desktop with Documents folder open to show full extent of customization.
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Re: Show the world your desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]

Postby Whistling Nixie » Mon Feb 14, 2011 6:03 pm UTC

[Desktop changed since this post]
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This is a sentence, it contains words and letters, which will allow me to submit.
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Re: Show the world your desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]

Postby jawdisorder » Thu Feb 17, 2011 2:21 am UTC

I like to keep things plain. If you're curious that's Venice, I didn't hold the camera still enough when it decided it needed to keep the shutter open for a while but I still really like the picture.
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Re: Show the world your desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]

Postby Zarq » Mon Mar 21, 2011 10:07 pm UTC

Main wallpaper and all wallpapers (yes, I have 9 workspaces. 4 is too few and I like them to be arranged in a square).

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Re: Show the world your desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]

Postby a_fuzzyduck » Mon Mar 21, 2011 10:51 pm UTC

new wallpaper :)

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Re: Show the world your desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]

Postby Von Haus » Mon Mar 21, 2011 11:03 pm UTC

My regular desktop.
Spoiler:
Desktop.png
10 points if you can name the book it depicts.

And my revision one. :P
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Background.png
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Postby Zarq » Mon Mar 21, 2011 11:10 pm UTC

Doesn't the typo annoy you?
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Re: Show the world your desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]

Postby roband » Tue Mar 22, 2011 4:03 pm UTC

My work desktop is almost always the most recent (and good) APOD

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Re: Show the world your desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]

Postby Von Haus » Tue Mar 22, 2011 5:25 pm UTC

Zarq wrote:Doesn't the typo annoy you?

Yeah, but I figured I'd leave it as punishment as I'd only be seeing it when I should be revising and wasn't.
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Re: Show the world y'all's desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]

Postby Kaelri » Fri Apr 01, 2011 4:51 pm UTC

I've spent all morning installing customization software, downloading wallpapers and configuring shell replacements before arriving at what I believe to be the perfect synthesis of computer functionality and design.

Spoiler:
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Re: Show the world y'all's desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]

Postby Sops » Fri Apr 01, 2011 5:41 pm UTC

LinuxPenguin wrote:PARDON MY PREVIOUS OMISSION: This is what i've juſt changed it to.
http://img194.imageshack.us/img194/481/newtopper.png

I really like that shot, any chance you could send me the full size version or get the name of the airport?

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Re: Show the world y'all's desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]

Postby Oregonaut » Fri Apr 01, 2011 11:01 pm UTC

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I've had this one for a while now.
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Re: Show the world y'all's desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]

Postby Giant Speck » Sat Apr 02, 2011 3:45 am UTC

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The beginnings of a WP7/Zune like interface I'm trying to create.
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Re: Show the world y'all's desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]

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Postby Silastic » Sat Apr 02, 2011 4:23 am UTC

[*]Deleted, because I just changed screens
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Postby Thor » Sat Apr 02, 2011 6:23 am UTC

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Re: Show the world your desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]

Postby Dark Avorian » Sat Apr 02, 2011 2:52 pm UTC

Um...so about that earlier figure of odds of having the same desktop. You do realize you should be taking the number of possible colors for each pixel, to the power of how many pixels their are...From Wolfram:
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Re: Show the world your desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]

Postby existentialpanda » Sun Apr 03, 2011 7:17 pm UTC

I took this at an impromptu party we held at my school after our basketball team won a game.

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Re: Show the world your desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]

Postby Sam Knight » Tue Apr 05, 2011 6:24 am UTC

Von Haus wrote:My regular desktop.
Spoiler:
Desktop.png

And my revision one. :P
Spoiler:
Background.png


My desktop's not particularly interesting, but for 10 points, Perdido Street Station?

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Re: Show the world your desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]

Postby Von Haus » Tue Apr 05, 2011 10:22 am UTC

*gives Sam 10 points*
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Postby felltir » Tue Apr 05, 2011 10:28 am UTC

My desktop is a slideshow, but here's a nice one, screenshotted.

(I hide all icons and auto-hide the taskbar.)
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Postby felltir » Tue Apr 05, 2011 10:32 am UTC

Doublepost for two attatchments: with taskbar unhidden.

My background folder has 348 items in it. :/
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Postby rhetorical » Wed Apr 06, 2011 5:33 pm UTC

Here's mine. Contrasts nicely with the Black Mesa wallpaper earlier on this page.
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Postby jawdisorder » Wed Apr 06, 2011 6:36 pm UTC

I like that clock, what exactly is it?

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Postby tastelikecoke » Thu Apr 07, 2011 5:27 am UTC

here's mine, at least at this current time-space, since my desktop wallpaper is a slideshow.
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Postby GuitarFreak » Thu Apr 07, 2011 6:04 am UTC

Here's mine
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Postby Box Boy » Sun Apr 17, 2011 3:32 pm UTC

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My current one.
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Postby Hawknc » Mon Apr 18, 2011 9:10 am UTC

That image consistently makes me laugh. :D

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Re: Show the world your desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]

Postby Von Haus » Tue Apr 19, 2011 9:51 am UTC

Exams are once again approaching so back out of the folder it comes, hopefully spelt right this time...

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Postby Box Boy » Tue Apr 19, 2011 9:56 am UTC

Hawknc wrote:That image consistently makes me laugh. :D

Same! And that's why I use it :D
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Postby Dason » Wed Apr 20, 2011 2:15 pm UTC

Von Haus wrote:Exams are once again approaching so back out of the folder it comes, hopefully spelt right this time...

Desktop.jpg

I probably should have seen that about an hour ago...
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Re: Show the world your desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]

Postby GenericPseudonym » Wed Apr 20, 2011 10:15 pm UTC

But... if you are wasting time on the internet, the web browser will cover your background and it won't help...


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