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What are your favorite terminal commands? Mine: Make Screensaver your desktop background. Just type: /System/Library/Frameworks/ScreenSaver.framework/Resources/ScreenSaverEngine.app/Contents/MacOS/ScreenSaverEngine -background To reverse just close the terminal window.
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    Default Your Favorite Terminal Commands?
    What are your favorite terminal commands?
    Mine: Make Screensaver your desktop background.

    Just type:
    /System/Library/Frameworks/ScreenSaver.framework/Resources/ScreenSaverEngine.app/Contents/MacOS/ScreenSaverEngine -background

    To reverse just close the terminal window.

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    i've been using that command for a few weeks now.. So far my favorite.. Did you see it on TUAW as well?

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    yeah, this one if from TUAW. At least give them some credits

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    AWSOME!!! I am fairly new to my mac (had it a couple months) but this is the thread I am looking for...

    I really want to get some knowledge on some sweet commands

    AH!!! just found this on another thread named, "make your Mac talk"

    type "say" then what you want your mack to speak and it does!

    ASWSOME
    Last edited by mrblader; 09-14-2008 at 08:56 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost

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    didnt work for me on 10.5.5
    copy and pasted it and typed it out.
    there is a program that does this too. wallsaver i think?

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    Wallsaver accomplishes this without having to use the terminal command

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