Backgrounds and Screen Savers

In Mac OS X you can set your screen saver as your background image. To do so, run the following command:
/System/Library/Frameworks/ScreenSaver.framework/Resources/ScreenSaverEngine.app/Contents/MacOS/ScreenSaverEngine -background

Once you close Terminal or hit Control-C then you will set the background back to what your initial background was. Hope you enjoy!

3 Comments

  • January 31, 2010 - 12:30 pm | Permalink

    Wait, so now when people say Wanna see my Screen Saver (referring to their Background), they might ACTUALLY be correct now?

    • January 31, 2010 - 6:46 pm | Permalink

      Yup. I think I should make a little GUI app for it…

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