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Fortune desktopbackground

by on Jan.14, 2011, under quickhack

Today I needed a nice background. I wanted something that changes from time to time. It should be simple. I decided to take the output of the well-known tool “fortune” and render that text on top of a nice gray gradient using imagemagick. That’s what it looks like:

Fortune Background

Fortune Background

You can try it out for yourself by visiting http://fortune.armageddon421.de

Feel free to ask for hints on how to do similar things for yourself!

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