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    Default If you use backgrounder please read!!
    Ok, figured I'd throw this out there, since its been asked about a 100 times on here today.

    There is a new update for backgrounder.....in the update includes little notification images at the bottom left corner of any icon (app) that is running on your springboard, they look like like spinning wheels.

    So, if these show up on your springboard, now you know what the are without starting a new thread

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    ^ Thank you cpjr. I am about to lose it with these threads. Come to think of it, this is another backgrounder thread

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    Quote Originally Posted by StealthBravo View Post
    ^ Thank you cpjr. I am about to lose it with these threads. Come to think of it, this is another backgrounder thread
    Lol. At least its the lesser of 2 evils

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    Also, the latest update to Backgrounder allows you to disable the notification images.

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    How do you disable the notification images? Is there a BossTools plugin? There is no UI for backgrounder, and (of course) the phone app is always running in background, so that little notification image is always there.

    Pardon: BossPrefs
    Last edited by Amadomon; 05-27-2009 at 04:23 AM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost

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    thats very nice of you to do but most people dont search and if they dont see what it is they are looking for right away they make a need thread....
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    Not sure what you're thanking me for, but...you're welcome. I disabled the notifications by going into /var/stash/Applications.xxxxx/backgrounder/images/ and changing the name of the icon from [whateveritwas].png to [whateveritwas-disabled].png. A reboot, and problem solved...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Amadomon View Post
    How do you disable the notification images? Is there a BossTools plugin? There is no UI for backgrounder, and (of course) the phone app is always running in background, so that little notification image is always there.

    Pardon: BossPrefs
    Backgrounder has had a UI for some time now. You can disable the notification symbols in the Global settings (in the latest update).

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    Quote Originally Posted by mr.sparky View Post
    thats very nice of you to do but most people dont search and if they dont see what it is they are looking for right away they make a need thread....
    I agree.....but now I can link them to this and.....


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    i think youl'l need the BIG hammer
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    Lol.

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    What is backgrounder? I think I may have to start another thread

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    ^Backgrounder is an app that enables you to get banned

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    Quote Originally Posted by cpjr View Post
    ^Backgrounder is an app that enables you to get banned
    That made me lol.

    I like the notifiers on the icons...I just need to mod them to match my theme a little better. They are close, but not quite there.

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    I like the new notifiers too....I did this up real fast to use till I get around to making some that more closely match my theme as well....anyone is welcome to use them.

    Made after the OSX loading wheel.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Napoleon_PhoneApart View Post
    Backgrounder has had a UI for some time now. You can disable the notification symbols in the Global settings (in the latest update).
    Really?? Where? There isn't even an icon.

    Oops, my bad. I had "Poofed" it.
    Last edited by Amadomon; 05-28-2009 at 02:44 AM. Reason: update

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    I hope backgrounder gets updated for 3.0. Press and Holding the Home button doesn't do anything.

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    To force quit an app in 3.0 you have to hold the power button until the power off slider appears THEN hold the home button until the app quits... Kinda lame, but no biggie.

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