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  • Started 8 years ago by Aleeve
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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
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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
Posts: 2818

: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
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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
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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
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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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The Geek
Posts: 2059

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

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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
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18 seconds is truly incredible. Have you used Bootvis?

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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
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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
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here are mine:

and this one:

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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
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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
Posts: 2818

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

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

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

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InDiSent
Posts: 1084

Here's mine

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Aleeve
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IndiSent, I like your dock very much - which is it?

(More than yours Scott I'm afraid!)

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jack7h3r1pp3r
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@aleeve i think it might be rocket dock or it could possibly be object dock

i use object dock though and i like it :)

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Aleeve
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ok :)

are they free?

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Aleeve
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Ok, they are free :) (objectdock with less features)

after a little look, I think he has rocket dock, i shall get it :)

InDiSent - are you using the White Crystal theme?

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Aleeve
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0zSpitt
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edit by mod to show pic

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raphoenix
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                                      GREEN EYED LADY COMING HOME DESKTOP

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jack7h3r1pp3r
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raphoenix you seem to have another blank post

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0zSpitt
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thanks, who ever fixed my incompetence.

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raphoenix
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Jack,

Give me a break.
I got to have time to code the picture in.

Some of the BB Codes don't work.

(LOL)(LOL)

Kindest Regards,
Rick P. ♥ :)

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InDiSent
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@ Aleeve - sorry for the delay. I sleep during the day. Yes, it is Rocket Dock. The Theme is vista Black Exact, but i have the opacity set to 30%. As for the taskbar i am using transbar to get the transparency effect. Finally , for Pidgin i am using the Black Marble Matrix theme. I also use Wallmaster Pro to change my wallpapers at set intervals. Right now i have them changing every 30 minutes and i have over 700 wallpapers for it to choose from.

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jack7h3r1pp3r
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@rapheonix lol haha i was just kiding because you seem to have blank posts every now and again lol

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Bartman
Posts: 1287

Here's mine. RocketDock is great, love it!

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JadeEmperor
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edit: here's mine:

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