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DesktopConsole rocks!

Discussion in 'Mac' started by Rhys, Jul 24, 2002.

  1. Rhys

    Rhys Peasant

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    This is a sweet little app, scrolls the console log as part of your desktop. If you pay the shareware fee (or if you know the hack) it can be a faceless app, i.e. no icon in the dock. Example below, click to enlarge:

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    Text style can be customized as can the shape size and location of the scrolling info. Very useful in a development environment as the console log becomes rather important.
     
  2. MisterHalleck

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    cool- but 1. doesnt that use a lot of memeory and processor time? and 2. doesnt that tax the video card too? im not expert enough to know this stuff.
     
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    It wouldn't tax the Video card anymore than the fancy genie effect in OS X so It probably wont make a big difference.
     
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    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    cool, not very useful for most people though. still cool. ;)
     
  5. Rhys

    Rhys Peasant

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    the program uses less than 1% cpu and memory. all it really is is a borderless window which is one layer above the desktop image (but UNDER the finder for drag and drop purposes) and not allowed to accept mouse clicks or anything so it just LOOKS like it is part of the underlying image. it's really no weight on the system.
     
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    I like statbar and hardware doctor.
     
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    linkage please!!

    it reminds me of the Matrix intro hehe
     
  8. Rhys

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