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Message 1990546 - Posted: 18 Apr 2019, 20:30:57 UTC

curious if anything like this exists. I just like the graphics and it would be fun to run the screensaver on my work computer for example. (but not actually run the seti apps)

my google-fu is coming up short, can I download a looping video file of the seti graphics running through several WUs or something like that to use as a screen saver?
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Message 1990609 - Posted: 19 Apr 2019, 4:12:58 UTC - in response to Message 1990546.  

curious if anything like this exists. I just like the graphics and it would be fun to run the screensaver on my work computer for example. (but not actually run the seti apps)

my google-fu is coming up short, can I download a looping video file of the seti graphics running through several WUs or something like that to use as a screen saver?


I have previously located a video of the Seti Screen saver. I am not sure it ran through several tasks but it was a loop able file (I think).

Here is a 6 minute on via Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FEkj4FrmN34

Here are a "few" images... ;) https://www.google.com/search?hs=5Zi&channel=fs&q=seti+screensaver+videos&tbm=isch&source=univ&client=ubuntu&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwi50-K6pNvhAhUEQ60KHbixC6AQ7Al6BAgGEA0&biw=1278&bih=896

All the other Youtube videos run down into the 30 second range.

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Message 1990672 - Posted: 19 Apr 2019, 15:59:14 UTC
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there is here an example of old seti application but the link is out !

https://setiathome.berkeley.edu/forum_thread.php?id=63288&postid=1082291#1082291

but it's not the screensaver, it calculate the WU present on the directory

i just upload it on my FTP ^^

http://kissagogo27.free.fr/SETI@home__Classic_SETI_for_fun__--BilBg--.rar
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Message 1990686 - Posted: 19 Apr 2019, 18:16:59 UTC

i actually found a good 5 min long high res video on youtube of the recent graphics running on a threadripper.

here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LTl27QrXB2A

using a tool called "4k Video Downloader" i was able to download the entire thing in full res (1440p).

then I found a pre-made windows screensaver (.scr) file that allows you to attach any video file and loop it. i tested it and it's working great on my personal laptop, but i need to see if the SA at work will let me use it on my work computer haha. they're weird about security here, to the point of locking down all manner of settings on our systems, including the screensaver.
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