Design

The Text At Dusk Windows Desktop

Flickr user jerome_martinez_one hates icons and prefers text labels for his desktop. This workspace takes that approach to just about everything, including how applications are launched. It’s all text on a beautiful wallpaper, and it’s functional to boot.

Want the same look and feel for your Windows desktop? Here’s how to make it happen:

The end result lets the wallpaper shine through and turns all of the icons on the desktop into a simple text grid. Like what you see? Not sure how to set it all up for yourself? Check out our definitive guide to Rainmeter, or just stop by jerome_martinez_one’s Flickr page to ask him how he did it. Don’t forget to let him know how much you like his work while you’re there!

If you’re a Mac user, you can definitely do the same thing here with GeekTool and our getting started guide to using it. If you’re a Linux user, the Conky system utility is your best bet to do the same thing.

Night Time Fun [Flickr]


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