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Michael Altman
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Message 1072904 - Posted: 1 Feb 2011, 0:56:33 UTC

I recently downloaded boinc manager and am attached to seti. how can i make my screensaver be the graphics of the work thats currently being done?

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Message 1072917 - Posted: 1 Feb 2011, 1:40:54 UTC - in response to Message 1072904.

I don’t know what it’s like in “Snow Leopard”, but in “Tiger” and earlier you would open the Desktop & Screen Saver panel of System Preferences, then choose BOINCSaver from the list in the Screen Saver pane. Since the graphics can slow processing a little, I set the Options to go to a blank screen after a minute or two: this gives me a chance to watch the display for a bit but lets the system concentrate on crunching most of the time.

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Message 1073068 - Posted: 1 Feb 2011, 11:08:19 UTC - in response to Message 1072917.

Works the same in Snow Leopard.

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