Drawing on the root window in Linux?

Diez B. Roggisch deets_noospaam at web.de
Thu Dec 11 13:41:14 CET 2003

> Is there any way to draw on the 'root' window? I'm thinking about a
> python screensaver for linux.  I know that there are xlib bindings for
> python, maybe a little outdated, but do they have what I might need?
> Sorry if this has been asked before, but I couldn't find any answers,
> and Google was coming up empty.

Did you check superkaramba? That does python-enriched interactive backround
content. So they gotta somehow manipulate root :)



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