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Maybe this question a little bit strange, but i want to understand is it possible to show file output like

tail -f file.log

on windows desktop background?

I saw something like this feature in video player, where video embedded to background on windows desktop.

Thanks for your time.

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Use Rainmeter and the "Low-overhead Multi-file Tail plugin for Rainmeter":

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akira big thanks –  Ishikawa Yoshi Aug 15 '12 at 7:02
    
System.FormatException fall when i try to tail file, can you help –  Ishikawa Yoshi Aug 15 '12 at 7:22
    
it looks like that this plugin works incorrect with lattest versions of Rainmeter –  Ishikawa Yoshi Aug 15 '12 at 7:49
    
yes, comments on that plugin page suggest that the plugin does not work on the latest. suggestion: contact and pester the author. suggestion2: use an older version of rainmeter. –  akira Aug 15 '12 at 8:07
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then pester pester pester. with enough "pressure" folks move. :) –  akira Aug 15 '12 at 8:11

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