in this Instructable, i will show you how to give your mac a screensaver instead of a wallpaper.

Step 1: Setup

first, you go to Finder>applications>utilities>terminal. once you have a terminal window open, go back to finder WITHOUT CLOSING THE WINDOW and open system preferences and set your screensaver to the one that you want on your desktop.

Step 2: The Hack

this is what you need to type in the terminal box:
/System/Library/Frameworks/ScreenSaver.framework/Resources/ScreenSaverEngine.app/Contents/MacOS/ScreenSaverEngine -background
i suggest just copy and pasting it.

Step 3: Step 3

actually there is no step 3. all i wanted to do here is ask for your vote in the hacks contest.  Much appreciated are subscribers, also. im just sayin
to make it so that it runs in the background, you can make a shell script file and use the nohup command. then, you will still be able to use terminal, or be able to close out of it.<br><br>in terminal type:<br>cd Desktop<br>nano (whatever filename you want).sh<br><br>on the new screen, copy paste the code...<br>/System/Library/Frameworks/ScreenSaver.framework/Resources/ScreenSaverEngine.app/Contents/MacOS/ScreenSaverEngine -background<br><br>then, press command x --&gt; y --&gt; enter<br><br>then type:<br><br>nohup sh (whatever filename you used).sh &gt;/dev/null &amp;<br><br>That should do it..<br><br>Very cool trick though!

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