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  • Started 5 years ago by Aleeve
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Aleeve
Aleeve
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This has been done before I think, but it's always interesting seeing everyone elses!

What about also posting links to the wallpaper, in case somebody likes yours :)

http://i294.photobucket.com/al.....e/Cogs.jpg

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Scott
Scott
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You are a mind reader as I was going to start a new thread tomorrow, Sept 1.

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Aleeve
Aleeve
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:P
Sorry Scott!

Scott is buying a puppy?

I see you have a Vista clone for your OS X in one of those folders :)

EDIT:

Hang on, this is going to sound REALLY stupid, but I can;t work out if you have Vista or OS X - you might have a clone?

Hmm, your bit on hte left makes me think Vista
but the bottom makes me think OS X

then the computer icon SCREAMS Apple (:P)

Whereas you have the Vista recycle bin!

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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Didn't you see the that first bit. Read War & Peace (in, or for, ½ an hour).

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Scott
Scott
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I'm a speed reader ;)

Aleeve, it's Vista with an OSX theme. The sidebar on the left is Desktop Sidebar. I've been using the generic wallpaper because with transparency, the quick launch icons don't always show up well. The dock is RK Launcher.

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Scott
Scott
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My Firefox 3 theme (not shown) is this,
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/7172 , it looks great.

The Geek should post his blue theme with Glasser, unreal.

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thegeek
The Geek
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Here you go... also a little insight into the backend of the site as of a few months ago when I took this screenshot =)

Click on the image for the full-size version.

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raphoenix
raphoenix
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PURE PERFORMANCE - WHAT'S BEHIND THE RED SYSOP FOLDER TIS THE SECRET 08/31/2008


PURE PERFORMANCE - WHAT'S BEHIND THE RED SYSOP FOLDER TIS THE SECRET 08/31/2008

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Scott
Scott
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Rick, you mave'rick'. Lean and mean has a new definition.

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raphoenix
raphoenix
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@Scott,

You are too kind !!

And Jack couldn't believe the 18 SEC boot time (LOL) (LOL).

Kindest Regards,
Rick P. ♥ :)

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Scott
Scott
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18 seconds is truly incredible. Have you used Bootvis?

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raphoenix
raphoenix
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@Scott,

No, never used that.
I think most of the reason for the quick boot time comes from not running any background programs, running only essential services plus running in pure classic mode. Also this machine is defragged every evening and the registry is cleaned and compacted. Just the usual nightly maintenance schedule.

The registry is pretty heavily tweaked but nothing not known by others. I do run a bit of over-clock and over-voltage on all components but nothing outrageous.

The network addresses are hard coded so the machines don't spend time getting an address from the router, etc., etc..

Most of the boot time is HD Raid spin-up and seek.

Jack calls the machines "cranked" in college terms but that's the way I've always run computers (LOL) (LOL).

Kindest Regards,
Rick P. ♥ :)

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Scott
Scott
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You should consider contributing how you do this, with a little more depth, for the wiki.

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
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here are mine:

and this one:

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Aleeve
Aleeve
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Jack, i know that wallpaper! (apart from the added mario :P)

Rick, that is so boring - don't you want it at least to look a little bit nice?!

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
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ya i put this mario on it. i made it with gimp it's the first thing i've made in it lol :

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Aleeve
Aleeve
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Haha
just select the blue using the magic wand (well, GIMP's equivalent)
then inverse selection!

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
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yeah i think that how i did it i know i used the magic wand thing but i don't really remember how i did the colors lol

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Aleeve
Aleeve
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Haha
Those programs are brilliant once you get used to them :)

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
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ya i got photoshop down really good be gimp is just a bit different

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