HTML document as wallpaper on gnome

William Stephens wstephens10 at
Mon Apr 10 01:08:28 UTC 2006

On Sun, 2006-04-09 at 19:30 -0500, Michael V. De Palatis wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 09, 2006 at 06:35:05PM -0500, William Stephens wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > I'm trying to convince my wife to use ubuntu on her laptop and one of
> > the main reason she is keeping windows is because you can use a html
> > document as the wallpaper. I'm still a linux newbie myself so I was
> > wondering if there was a way to use a html document as your wallpaper in
> > gnome? Thanks!
> I'm pretty sure you can't do that. But the question I have for you is,
> Why would someone want to do that in the first place? Perhaps there is
> a good reason that I am blind to, but I just don't see why this would
> be that important.
> If this is the only thing keeping your wife back, you should be able
> to eventually get her to switch :)
> Mike
She's picky and if you have ever seen the Simpsons episode where Homer
makes a web page with all the annoying blinking and beeping .gifs on the
internet that you can find, that's my wife. 

I did get her hooked on Xemacs for windows so she's breaking down =)

William S. 

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