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Pavan Dave
03-17-2007, 10:18 PM
This is a thread that existed on another board I used to be active on and was very popular. Much like the Ipod top 25 song thread, you are to screen shot your desktop for the world to see and than under your picture make a little comment.

Since many files that you guys will have will be above 100kb, I suggest saving your image in a .JPG format using http://ImageShack.us to host your picture so it uploads faster.

http://img88.imageshack.us/img88/725/desktopgu9.jpg
I cleaned my desktop for the first time in over six months yesterday and my desktop background is a screen shot from the movie Stranger than Fiction.

Michelle Celio
03-17-2007, 10:22 PM
This is a thread that existed on another board..

Maybe it was this one ;)

http://www.chiefdelphi.com/forums/showthread.php?t=39806&highlight=post+desktop

It was on the second page of a "Post Desktop" search.

It's basically the same, minus the comments sometimes.

Cody Carey
03-17-2007, 10:23 PM
Once my desktop got About 1,000 icons on it, I just started making them invisible. It makes for more tranquil Feelings when I am using the computer :)

http://img72.imageshack.us/img72/3272/jpeglg6.jpg

thegathering
03-17-2007, 10:36 PM
http://img247.imageshack.us/img247/4403/dtgi5.png

Clark Gilbert
03-17-2007, 10:48 PM
http://img171.imageshack.us/img171/9290/scaledimagepo4.png

Desktop icons? What icons?

Jay Trzaskos
03-17-2007, 11:46 PM
I just cleaned my desktop, so I figured I'd post a screenshot

http://jt0229.googlepages.com/desktop.jpg

I have the Boston Skyline because it's an awesome picture, plus it's there to remind me that I need to work as hard as possible so I can go to school in Boston.

Nawaid Ladak
03-18-2007, 12:17 AM
I just cleaned my desktop, so I figured I'd post a screenshot

http://jt0229.googlepages.com/desktop.jpg

I have the Boston Skyline because it's an awesome picture, plus it's there to remind me that I need to work as hard as possible so I can go to school in Boston.

lemme get on that cool FIRSTers List in your Trillion Window

btw: here is mine

http://i72.photobucket.com/albums/i161/ladakn/desktop.jpg

kirish
03-18-2007, 01:52 AM
I'll get in on this revived topic.

I am quite happy with my aqua theme, and even happier with my clean desktop. Now, I must resist that urge to clutter it up....

http://www.team100.org/other/cd/desktop-small.jpg (http://www.team100.org/other/cd/desktop.png)
click to enlarge

Schnabel
03-18-2007, 10:35 AM
I love our new logo! :D
http://img405.imageshack.us/img405/1875/desktopop2.jpg

Cuog
03-18-2007, 05:44 PM
http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h87/cuog/th_Screenshot.png (http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h87/cuog/Screenshot.png)
click to make it bigger.

That Picture is one of my favorites that I have done. I took it in DC, the processed the film myself and developed the photo then scanned it in, and touched it up a bit with photoshop.

MissInformation
03-20-2007, 01:37 PM
http://www.factorfantasy.com/Photos/homage.jpg

It's my homage to winter... but it's spring now, so it will probably change in the next week or so... Personally, I think those birds are up to something... I think they're the reason we've only been getting the Audubon channel lately...

Heidi

Joe Matt
03-20-2007, 02:38 PM
http://homepages.udayton.edu/~mattjosw/desktop2.jpg

That image can be found here...

http://flickr.com/photos/joematt/427199586/in/set-72157600009787142/

CmptrGk
03-20-2007, 07:59 PM
This is my desktop's desktop. http://cmptrgk.googlepages.com/mydesktop.jpg

alphaone
03-21-2007, 06:48 PM
Although it changes constantly (and automatically) here's my current one
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v429/alpha314/desk32007.jpg

EHaskins
03-21-2007, 07:26 PM
http://img79.imageshack.us/img79/7498/desktopxn2.th.jpg (http://img79.imageshack.us/my.php?image=desktopxn2.jpg) http://img252.imageshack.us/img252/5382/desktop2lz9.th.jpg (http://img252.imageshack.us/my.php?image=desktop2lz9.jpg)
(Right)It's a background a made in fireworks ~6 months ago.

(Left)Normally I have either just a plain color, or the "Crystal" background included with winXP.

I've got VS 2005 open with the latestFusionEdit (http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/fusionedit) solution open. On the right side I have a folder with info about the computer I'm currently saving for(Gateway CX210X (http://www.gateway.com/systems/product/529664605.php)), a folder with WinFX samples and installers, and a folder with Skype API (https://developer.skype.com/Download) info/samples/installers.

JoeXIII'007
03-21-2007, 08:27 PM
Call it a concealed Teaser... Attached
I<3Ubuntu... it is amazing!!!

Schnabel
03-22-2007, 03:36 PM
I love our new logo! :D
http://img405.imageshack.us/img405/1875/desktopop2.jpg

That desktop is no more as Best Buy forced me to upgrade with their 550 special!:D
http://img521.imageshack.us/img521/2640/untitledqz5.jpg

R Stephenson
03-22-2007, 07:21 PM
http://img411.imageshack.us/img411/6117/scrd907e0cm1.jpg(22" acer)

theres also a 1024x768 15"CRT hooked up (so 2 monitors) but with same background and no icons.
works very nice for photo shop and inventor though

whytheheckme
03-22-2007, 08:43 PM
http://img411.imageshack.us/img411/6117/scrd907e0cm1.jpg(22" acer)

theres also a 1024x768 15"CRT hooked up (so 2 monitors) but with same background and no icons.
works very nice for photo shop and inventor though

LOL...

Jacob

Protronie
03-22-2007, 09:07 PM
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a297/ASC27407/Mydesktop.jpg

Okay yeah... I'm a Trekie!

shawger
03-23-2007, 09:29 PM
What desktop (http://img117.imageshack.us/my.php?image=blankoi1.png)?

Ok, that was probably a bit boring.

Ellery
03-23-2007, 09:38 PM
http://home.vrweb.de/~chries/Hintergrundbilder/Ducati%20999%20Xerox%20l.jpg

Wish I could afford one of these :(

whytheheckme
03-23-2007, 10:13 PM
http://www.uhsserobotics.com/desktop.jpg

I just did desktop cleanup too....

Jacob

Jeremiah Johnson
03-23-2007, 10:48 PM
http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a112/Budda648/screenshot.jpg


Photo from the Midwest regional, well after friday's matches anyways. Lacey, my girlfriend, and 4 girls from team 107.

I like my desktop very uncluttered.

Chris Sturrock
03-24-2007, 12:04 AM
THIS (http://img299.imageshack.us/my.php?image=desktop1ow0.jpg) Is my current desktop. I change the theme and image from time to time. but for now this is it

Schnabel
03-25-2007, 11:58 AM
http://www.uhsserobotics.com/desktop.jpg

I just did desktop cleanup too....

Jacob

Aww man, it looks like some one dumped you trash bin all over your desktop and un organized all of your files!
P.S., I love the random VISTA disc.

Darien Foster
03-31-2007, 07:13 PM
I love these threads.
http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h91/DJ_Armada/Desktop%20Screenshots/SupaMarioWurld1-0_full.jpg
http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h91/DJ_Armada/Desktop%20Screenshots/Vista_Golden_by_Zero_Armada.png
http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h91/DJ_Armada/Desktop%20Screenshots/BlueStorm.png

All 3 are mine. The Blue Desktop is my computer right now, and the others are my favorite screens. I've done a couple more besides those. :D

Gabe
04-01-2007, 12:17 AM
http://image57.webshots.com/757/8/0/35/2114800350100928272gBOoTB_fs.jpg?track_pagetag=/page/photo/goodtimes/friendsfun&track_action=/Owner/ViewActions/FullSize

EHaskins
04-01-2007, 09:25 AM
http://image57.webshots.com/757/8/0/35/2114800350100928272gBOoTB_fs.jpg?track_pagetag=/page/photo/goodtimes/friendsfun&track_action=/Owner/ViewActions/FullSize

I got 403 Forbidden:ahh:

Sakura141
04-01-2007, 12:25 PM
My Desktop (it's the first version of this years bot at the Boilermaker) (http://i12.tinypic.com/4cvl3ti.jpg)

Tis mine.

Note: Vista is kinda weird until you get used to it =D But I like it.

Cuog
04-01-2007, 06:33 PM
Note: Vista is kinda weird until you get used to it =D But I like it.
http://ctrlaltdel-online.com/comics/20070331.jpg
That really explains it all :)

BuddyB309
04-01-2007, 06:41 PM
yeah its a mess right now but here it is messy messy desktop (http://img464.imageshack.us/img464/1593/desktopmw6.jpg)

Jeff Rodriguez
04-01-2007, 06:47 PM
Gotta love the "desktop" in Expose.
http://img468.imageshack.us/img468/9156/picture3tc9.th.png (http://img468.imageshack.us/my.php?image=picture3tc9.png)

Sakura141
04-01-2007, 06:57 PM
http://ctrlaltdel-online.com/comics/20070331.jpg
That really explains it all :)


It does XD My computer with XP crashed (R.I.P.)...

my new one is really nice though =D And Vista is pretty easy to use once you manage to get used to it.

alphaone
04-03-2007, 12:21 AM
Gotta love the "desktop" in Expose.

Expose = one of the best OS features of all time.

Gabe
04-03-2007, 12:31 AM
I got 403 Forbidden:ahh:
This should work now...
http://inlinethumb34.webshots.com/5537/2114800350100928272S600x600Q85.jpg

EHaskins
04-06-2007, 01:30 PM
New computer! :D :D

http://img45.imageshack.us/img45/4448/untitleddu6.th.jpg (http://img45.imageshack.us/my.php?image=untitleddu6.jpg)

Vista Home Premium, Convertible notebook(Gateway CX210X)

Zyik
04-06-2007, 09:16 PM
http://www.missmab.com/DLoads/DMFA_Wallpaper28_1280.jpg

Not my picture, obviously I can't draw that well, however I enjoy using it as a desktop on my laptop. Also, when I leave it on the pit table I always get compliments from people.

CraigHickman
05-29-2007, 10:02 PM
Well, after I updated my background today, I remembered this thread. Figured I'd dig it up and post mine.

Hurrah. You can tell by the files and program shortcuts that I actually allow space on my desktop that I'm a CAD junkie.

SamC
06-18-2007, 06:24 PM
This is my current desktop. I got the best of both worlds, Windows Computer, Mac Layout!

http://img505.imageshack.us/img505/5091/desktopjt7.th.jpg (http://img505.imageshack.us/my.php?image=desktopjt7.jpg)

AV_guy007
06-18-2007, 07:22 PM
This is my current desktop. I got the best of both worlds, Windows Computer, Mac Layout!

http://img505.imageshack.us/img505/5091/desktopjt7.th.jpg (http://img505.imageshack.us/my.php?image=desktopjt7.jpg)

It may just be me, but in my opinion the best setup is apple computer, apple layout. Maybe its just me. :p

I mean fist has sold tens of dozens of copies.

(sorry I couldn't resist- even though I am not on my mac right now)

artdutra04
06-18-2007, 08:29 PM
This is my current desktop. I got the best of both worlds, Windows Computer, Mac Layout!

http://img505.imageshack.us/img505/5091/desktopjt7.th.jpg (http://img505.imageshack.us/my.php?image=desktopjt7.jpg)To make it look even more genuine, search Google for "uxtheme.dll patch", then head on over to deviantart.com and download this theme (http://www.deviantart.com/deviation/8615977/). (Locking the taskbar with the new theme will help even more.) And if you really want to overboard, you can even hit up some OS X icons (http://www.osx-e.com/downloads/icons/panther_icons.html) as well.

I currently use the previously linked theme and icons on my laptop, as Apple's Aqua theme is much easier on the eyes than the default Windows Luna (XP) or even Aero (Vista) themes, as both of them are too visually 'distracting' and try too hard for your attention. (Which is exactly the opposite to how a well-run operating system should work. You should never notice the operating system you use; it should be the applications and task at hand that should demand your attention.) ;)

Billfred
06-19-2007, 08:06 AM
Here's mine (click for full-size). I took the photo at Chesapeake, and found it again the other day looking through iPhoto. Hasn't been fiddled with (except, obviously, to scale it to 1024x768).

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1391/569727135_865dea0424.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/billfred/569727135/)

Koko Ed
06-19-2007, 08:12 PM
http://s201.photobucket.com/albums/aa62/Koko_Ed/?action=view&current=ScreenSnaperImage.jpg

From my new laptop...

Nica F.
06-19-2007, 08:20 PM
I dont like too many things on my desktop..

http://i14.tinypic.com/4y94yg9.png

lukevanoort
06-19-2007, 08:43 PM
I dont like too many things on my desktop..
I like mine with an even smaller number of things.
http://img264.imageshack.us/img264/8310/mycurrentdesktopzg3.th.jpg (http://img264.imageshack.us/my.php?image=mycurrentdesktopzg3.jpg)

Jeff Rodriguez
06-19-2007, 10:07 PM
I had to put something in the middle so I could show how the two monitors line up. They're offset because one of them is my laptop and the other is an external 17".
http://img507.imageshack.us/img507/3448/backgroundwt8.th.jpg (http://img507.imageshack.us/my.php?image=backgroundwt8.jpg)
The picture is something I found a few years ago on a community college computer. I split it up for the dual monitors.

Michelle Celio
06-20-2007, 02:32 PM
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v511/Mich_is_awesome/desktopcdtmb.jpg (http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v511/Mich_is_awesome/desktopcd.jpg)
Click to enlarge

Photo Credit: Alexa Stott (http://www.chiefdelphi.com/forums/member.php?u=12253)

Windows Xp, Panther Theme from StyleXP.

Jeff 801
06-20-2007, 03:13 PM
What desktop (http://img117.imageshack.us/my.php?image=blankoi1.png)?

Ok, that was probably a bit boring.

yes but what is on your first 2

Tapoore
06-20-2007, 03:37 PM
New background from BattleCry...



http://img524.imageshack.us/img524/5316/mydesktopmu7.th.jpg (http://img524.imageshack.us/my.php?image=mydesktopmu7.jpg)

Protronie
06-20-2007, 04:37 PM
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a297/ASC27407/DesktopDnHintheshed.jpg

Here what I have at the moment... my desktop changes often at least once a week. :cool:

alphaone
06-21-2007, 01:34 AM
From the mac:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v429/alpha314/desktop61.jpg

From the pc, which you can see is pretty much exclusively for gaming, and has 2 displays:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v429/alpha314/pcdesk1.jpg

Cuog
06-23-2007, 10:53 PM
http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h87/cuog/Screenshot3.png (http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h87/cuog/Screenshot3.png)

http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h87/cuog/Screenshot2.png (http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h87/cuog/Screenshot2.png)

http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h87/cuog/Screenshot-2.png (http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h87/cuog/Screenshot-2.png)

http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h87/cuog/Screenshot-3.png (http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h87/cuog/Screenshot-3.png)

Beryl is fun :)

Joe Matt
06-24-2007, 10:38 PM
http://homepages.udayton.edu/~mattjosw/leoparddesktop.jpg

I took it at Cedar Point.

alphaone
06-25-2007, 01:21 AM
Leopard looks good. However I don't like how the expose'd windows show through the menubar. It just doesn't look tidy like everything else.

Billfred
12-16-2007, 12:35 PM
Thread revival? Yes.

I shot this one while working on my final project for my photography class. (Naturally, I chose to shoot Uppercut.)

http://i115.photobucket.com/albums/n305/BillfredsJunk/Picture1.png

synth3tk
12-16-2007, 01:31 PM
http://www.bedfordrobotics.org/extras/mydesktop.jpg

Picture is from the website of one of the best BF2 mods out there, Project Reality. I try to keep my desktop neat most of the time, but iTunes puts an icon on there every time I run it.

It's Windows Vista Home Basic, but I hate the resource hogging Aero interface. Most of my important apps are located in the Quicklaunch area, everything else is in the Start Menu.

Cuog
12-16-2007, 04:40 PM
Desktop got some upgrades and a shiny new background too :)

http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h87/cuog/screenshot-9.jpg

artdutra04
12-16-2007, 05:02 PM
http://img105.imageshack.us/img105/5875/screenshoteu2.jpg

Madison
12-16-2007, 05:45 PM
http://img243.imageshack.us/img243/5936/desktopfj4.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

...it's not quite as cool as the D&H PA1's on Protronie's desktop, but it's close.

Squab
12-17-2007, 01:43 PM
this is my dektop i have the icons hidden on a link bowl that auto hides
http://img402.imageshack.us/img402/703/desktop1so1.png
see
http://img402.imageshack.us/img402/7966/desktop2le2.jpg

Project X
12-18-2007, 08:38 PM
http://img183.imageshack.us/img183/2350/desktopqr1.jpg

Redneck
12-25-2007, 12:19 AM
My desktop:
Linky (http://www.csun.edu/~jdm96560/pix/desktop.JPG)
That's me in the pic, in my hotel room at the 2005 Sacramento Regional, frantically working on autonomous code.

(The blacked-out AIM screen name is because I don't think my friend would appreciate a bunch of random IMs from unknown people, but feel free to talk to me)

Koko Ed
12-25-2007, 09:25 AM
http://i89.photobucket.com/albums/k223/kokoed/Christmasshot.jpg

whitetiger0990
12-25-2007, 12:09 PM
Well, I don't have a dedicated computer that I always sit down at.. sometimes I use my mom's laptop, our family desktop, or the one in my room. But the computer I connect to and use no matter where I am is here:
http://josh.whtiger.net/images/desktop1.png
She's a Linux server sitting in my basement. <3



But the computer I'm currently on is our team's programming laptop, I'm on my account on it.
http://josh.whtiger.net/images/desktop2.png

Hmm, clean. =)

Protronie
12-26-2007, 08:27 PM
My latest desktop... also using a railroad theme... my computer makes train sounds instead of beeps usual beeps.

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a297/ASC27407/Mycurrentdesktop12-07.jpg

JBotAlan
12-26-2007, 11:14 PM
http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii113/JBotAlan/desktop.png
My desktop is actually quite frightening. Some interesting points:
-Yahoo Widgets is sweet. One of those GMail boxes is a custom widget I downloaded, the other is the same widget, only I fixed quite a few stupid bugs in it. Yay open source!
-My background...comes from my FALCON (http://www.falconir.com/) board...it was later determined that my computer was at fault, not the board.
-My icons...it is like discovering remains of an old civilization as you dig from bottom right to top left. Some notes about the different phases, from newest to oldest:
> A bunch of MP4 files--encoded by SUPER (http://www.erightsoft.com/SUPER.html), they are formatted for my sister's new iPod nano.
> A document meant for my mom--detailed instructions about how to rip a CD and put the resulting MP3s on a player.
> myFairTunes, a program that makes fair use of iTunes-purchased songs possible.
> A file with my sister's username and password for her iTunes account in it...
> A free CD burner package
> Some MapQuest directions to the wrong fire station; we were doing a team community service food sort thing and I got the wrong address.
> AVG Free, the best free anti-virus software (tried Avast, didn't like it...too intrusive)
> Can't remember what's inside the text file, but above it is the spec sheet for the IR sensor (december gift).
> A flyer from the local bowling alley; gets you a discount if you come in with a copy.
> The next two items are a sponsorship letter I was going to send...and forgot to...I started working on it in good old Notepad, but with Word Wrap turned on, there was some "wonky-ness" when I saved the document. Afraid of losing it, I copied it into Word and finished.
> A couple of unimportant school-related documents.
> A playlist file from a ShoutCast (http://www.shoutcast.com/) metal station.
> I don't remember what the "tims message" was, but it has nothing to do with the FIRST TIMS...
> Another screen dump of the FALCON board.
> StepMania (http://www.stepmania.com/), the most amazing software I have ever downloaded in my life...ever.
> Timesheets for work, a picture of who knows what (I think it's my senior picture, but I'm not sure)

I'm stopping here because this post is already really long...but you get my drift...:ahh: :ahh: :ahh:
I should clean up....naah that's for losers lol

JBot

JoeXIII'007
12-27-2007, 11:07 PM
Image attached... A half decent 'mac'ification of Ubuntu Linux... and a load of programs below on the panel 'dock'.

Dock contents: Update manager, Advanced Desktop Effects Wizard (Compiz Config), Theme Manager, Amarok MP3 player, Bluefish HTML editor, three IDEs (eclipse the last of them), OpenOffice.org spreadsheet and word procesor, Genius Math tool, GIMP, Text editor (Gedit), Terminal, some funky webcam widget, basic calculator, Pidgin, network explorer of sorts, Liferea Feedreader, and last but not least Firefox.

-Joe

Cory
12-27-2007, 11:36 PM
Here's my current desktop--a shot of the Rosette Nebula

Frinkahedron
12-30-2007, 02:29 AM
Linked for huge: http://www.trumansky.net/SA/desktop.jpg
I love dual screen monitors.

whlspacedude
01-04-2008, 03:15 PM
This is my linux desktop (ubuntu 7.10 Gusty) 2048*786 2 screens(big desktop mode)
http://whlspacedude.googlepages.com/Screenshot.jpg
This it it with compiz. in 3-d cube
http://whlspacedude.googlepages.com/Screenshot-1.jpg
and agian
http://whlspacedude.googlepages.com/Screenshot-2.jpg
And this is my windows Desktop.Dual Monitors 1360*1024 and 1024*768
http://whlspacedude.googlepages.com/untitled.jpg

artdutra04
01-11-2008, 09:03 PM
Here's my a screenshot from my laptop (It's really Windows XP).

http://img340.imageshack.us/img340/3163/screenshotwj3.png

DiehardCybercard
01-11-2008, 09:40 PM
http://i61.photobucket.com/albums/h74/abcdefghi212/desktop.jpg

yeah....its pretty sweet.......not gonna lie.....lol

synth3tk
01-12-2008, 12:18 AM
<center>
<img src="http://i61.photobucket.com/albums/h74/abcdefghi212/desktop.jpg" alt="Photobucket - Video and Image Hosting"><br><br>
</center>

yeah....its pretty sweet.......not gonna lie.....lol
fix'd

http://i61.photobucket.com/albums/h74/abcdefghi212/desktop.jpg

i_am_samus
01-12-2008, 06:47 PM
A little cluttered, but I think my skin pwns everyone else's

http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i86/gamerchic4/whitetheme-1.jpg

Koko Ed
01-12-2008, 07:02 PM
My latest desktop... also using a railroad theme... my computer makes train sounds instead of beeps usual beeps.

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a297/ASC27407/Mycurrentdesktop12-07.jpg

If you love trains you'd love our new robotics shop site. Right outside the back door is a very active track that runs right behind us. You can hear the train coming from a mile away.

vivek16
01-13-2008, 11:44 AM
http://img216.imageshack.us/img216/254/donety9.png


Just made it last night... I like it :D

It took me a couple of hours of tweaking because Inkscape kept closing on me and deleting all of my work. Then I had to figure out a way of converting it... I ended up printing the screen and trimming stuff away from that in paint so I could use it as a .bmp file.

-vivek

p.s. I am aware that the FIRST logo is on there weird but its for personal use and is ok.

pps DISCLAIMER: I did not make and do not own the FIRST logo or the matrix backgrounds.

ppps that is just my background. Will post another picture of my actual desktop.

pppps PM me if you like it...

EDIT: http://img98.imageshack.us/img98/9964/desktopnn7.th.png

basicxman
01-13-2008, 03:16 PM
http://andrewshomepage.50webs.com/everything.html
look on the very bottom for my desktop pic
LOL, I cleaned up my desktop for this!?!?! Oh well, it was too tempting not to do. As you can see my Vista Gadget points out I need a #44 drill bit for a mini wheel I recently purchased. I also keep all my programs at the top and files at the bottom. Other stuff goes in my 'stuff' folder. I recommend everyone makes a stuff folder on their desktop. For me it acts as my 'second desktop'. With the logo of the team I created in the middle I have to say, I love my desktop! I've got everything a FIRSTer needs, easyC, VB, Inventor, Revit, Adobe Reader, GIMP, IE7 (hey, wait where's my firefox!?), game maker, express_sch, and I'll just throw in a full recycle bin too. As for files, well there's that game maker file I started a while ago, my learning CAD of a dice from Inventor. Oh, some spare code from OpenOffice, my stuff folder, and some animation of my robot rolling its eyes I attempted. Some of this stuff is so old I dont know where it's from. Oh, and who could forget? My Acer Management widget toolbar thing. And my battery is at 66% percent or so, oh too bad, I don't currently have any mail. Oh and I have turned the stupid voice recognition thing off (doesnt work well with a built-in laptop mic) oh and my volume is at low, and hey it's my bedtime! That's a lot of stuff for a 13-year old!!!!

vivek16
01-13-2008, 03:23 PM
http://andrewshomepage.50webs.com/everything.html
look on the very bottom for my desktop pic
LOL, I cleaned up my desktop for this!?!?! Oh well, it was too tempting not to do. As you can see my Vista Gadget points out I need a #44 drill bit for a mini wheel I recently purchased. I also keep all my programs at the top and files at the bottom. Other stuff goes in my 'stuff' folder. I recommend everyone makes a stuff folder on their desktop. For me it acts as my 'second desktop'. With the logo of the team I created in the middle I have to say, I love my desktop! I've got everything a FIRSTer needs, easyC, VB, Inventor, Revit, Adobe Reader, GIMP, IE7 (hey, wait where's my firefox!?), game maker, express_sch, and I'll just throw in a full recycle bin too. As for files, well there's that game maker file I started a while ago, my learning CAD of a dice from Inventor. Oh, some spare code from OpenOffice, my stuff folder, and some animation of my robot rolling its eyes I attempted. Some of this stuff is so old I dont know where it's from. Oh, and who could forget? My Acer Management widget toolbar thing. And my battery is at 66% percent or so, oh too bad, I don't currently have any mail. Oh and I have turned the stupid voice recognition thing off (doesnt work well with a built-in laptop mic) oh and my volume is at low, and hey it's my bedtime! That's a lot of stuff for a 13-year old!!!!

You're only 13? and you know CAD? and animation making? I must meet you..... :D.... wow, vivek is impressed.

-vivek

Sam Fisher
01-13-2008, 04:14 PM
This is how it always looks. The background is a pic of the Go-Kart my Grandfather and I built in 2005. I keep the icons to a minimum, I hate a clutered desktop. Found an Instructable that shows how to make XP look Vistae without actualy having to use Vista. Might do that, If so I will post.

Protronie
01-13-2008, 06:04 PM
If you love trains you'd love our new robotics shop site. Right outside the back door is a very active track that runs right behind us. You can hear the train coming from a mile away.

Dude! you really should set up a webcam on the rail traffic.
And a live feed with the radio traffic... hehehe
Any idea what div. your shop is along ?

RyanN
01-13-2008, 06:27 PM
I prefer a neat, organized desktop.
6001

Pavan Dave
01-13-2008, 07:29 PM
To explain a little... I've been watching Randall Munroe's lectures (thus the AVI file on my desktop), plan on moving to Linux after I'm done learning the basics on another computer, and plan on leaving microsoft's empire as soon as I'm converted...Also the Firefox 3 Beta 1 is actually Firefox 3 Beta , it just didn't change that when I upgraded.

Enjoy!

http://img81.imageshack.us/img81/6214/desktopkl3.jpg

Sam Fisher
01-13-2008, 07:51 PM
I got motivated today and did it. It may look like Vista but it is not. It is Windows XP. Posted a Pic to prove it. Found this mod on Instructables.com (http://www.instructables.com/id/WinXP-Overhaul-Guide-How-to-make-it-look-like-Vis/?ALLSTEPS)

basicxman
01-14-2008, 06:52 PM
You're only 13? and you know CAD? and animation making? I must meet you..... :D.... wow, vivek is impressed.

-vivek

lol CAD, robot building, GIMP, game making, VB, C, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, a bit of revit, master of the PC :D

now i can brag that i impressed vivek!!!!! :D

basicxman
01-14-2008, 06:54 PM
I got motivated today and did it. It may look like Vista but it is not. It is Windows XP. Posted a Pic to prove it. Found this mod on Instructables.com (http://www.instructables.com/id/WinXP-Overhaul-Guide-How-to-make-it-look-like-Vis/?ALLSTEPS)

if you ever work for a company that hates vista and bans it from the office laptops and PCs show this to them and freak your boss out!!!

vivek16
01-14-2008, 09:54 PM
yes.... That is how guys on my team get all of the ladeez that they do.... :D

too bad they don't get any "ladeez" so to speak... **sigh**

-vivek

Protronie
01-16-2008, 06:46 PM
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a297/ASC27407/Winterstormdesktop.jpg

I'm sitting here waiting for the first winter storm of the season to hit us...
Thought you guys might like to see what a info junkie does to their desktop to keep on top of the weather....

Dell Insprion 1300 desktop running Home XP with a Vista theme and tweak...
ohhh using Firefox and Yahoo Widgets of course :)

Éowyn
01-18-2008, 08:11 PM
lol CAD, robot building, GIMP, game making, VB, C, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, a bit of revit, master of the PC :D

now i can brag that i impressed vivek!!!!! :D

Woohoo! I like GIMP. :)

This is my wallpaper.

http://falconir.com/pics/FIRST_wallpaper2.jpg

If you get rid of all the JPGs on my desktop, this is what's left:
Adobe Reader
Ednet (something for the college course I'm taking)
UT2004
AVG
FLV player
OpenOffice
Inventor 2008
MPLAB
CAD library
2008 FRC Manual

basicxman
03-14-2008, 07:42 PM
my updated desktop (i dont normally keep it this clean!)
http://inlinethumb06.webshots.com/39493/2458019960102895298S600x600Q85.jpg (http://good-times.webshots.com/photo/2458019960102895298SAWKxU)

mrbob1000
03-16-2008, 09:35 AM
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2073/2218043956_4f68d1974e_o.png

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2221/2232031252_56b84372f9_o.png

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2180/2336898583_28559ab53f_o.png

I love compiz fusion :)

C222
03-17-2008, 01:32 AM
http://www.geocities.com/br22239/desktop.PNG
rocket dock!

i_am_samus
03-18-2008, 06:02 PM
New Update for a new wallpaer:

http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i86/gamerchic4/desktopwater-fire.png

commodoredl
03-21-2008, 02:32 PM
http://i167.photobucket.com/albums/u134/danlavoi/desktop.png
Picture size is misleading, I'm actually at 1920X1200.
I love me some Team Fortress 2. :p

Chris27
03-22-2008, 12:34 PM
here is mine
http://i28.tinypic.com/2vx0dog.png

Loki1989
03-22-2008, 03:17 PM
Chris27 what are you using to change your bar I was using candybar to edit my icons and bar.

Chris27
03-22-2008, 04:19 PM
I used DockTweak. Refer to this (http://forum.notebookreview.com/showthread.php?t=183337) for a whole bunch of leopard customizations.

Greg McCoy
03-22-2008, 10:14 PM
http://www.gmccoy.net/img/desktop.gif