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.


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

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  • 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
  • ok, i already wrote a comment uneder his post – Ishikawa Yoshi Aug 15 '12 at 8:09
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    then pester pester pester. with enough "pressure" folks move. :) – akira Aug 15 '12 at 8:11

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