Update, if anyone is interested in this sort of thing. I happened to view a you-tube video on the new features of KDE 4.9 recently and saw a related video on DreamDesktop animated wallpaper. A Polish developer is writing this as a plugin for KDE, but it has not been released yet. As far as I can tell, it runs a video clip in place of a static wallpaper image. You can loop and change frame rate. The concept isn't new. Efficiency seems to have been an issue. I hope the plugin will allow using any video clip and not just that supplied with the plugin.
If this is released and does work as expected, I want to have a few video clips ready for use. I did a quick search thru you-tube and elsewhere and did not see anything I liked. All I need is a 30 second 1080p clip of a desolate winter scene with light snowfall, or a rainforest type scene with a waterfall or some kind of moving water. I want nature only, no people, very serene and of course very fitting for a wallpaper. Maybe someone can suggest a video? I guess there are BBC Nature videos I could rip a piece out of. That might be time consuming.
Does this sound like a fun thing to do if it did not consume more than 2-3% of CPU?
Here are 2 urls if anyone is interested:http://chakra-project.org/bbs/viewtopic.php?id=8192http://thinkmoult.com/2012/06/20/tech-t ... rs-in-kde/
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