Smart Video Wallpaper

Plasma Wallpaper Plugins video wallpaper

Source (link to git-repo or to original if based on someone elses unmodified work): Add the source-code for this project on opencode.net

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Description:

Do NOT use this plugin as lockscreen (for this use my other plugin)

Video Demo HERE

Video desktop wallpaper for plasma KDE, based on "/u/samrog" plugin wallpaper.

NEW features

+ Pause the video when existing a maximized or full-screen windows.
+ Pause the video when the desktop is busy.

This minimizes the use of CPU resources.

Installation
Download and run:
 kpackagetool5 -t Plasma/Wallpaper -i smartvideowallpaper.tar.gz 

Use
1. Choose Wallpaper Type: "Smart Video Wallpaper" in Wallpaper settings window.
2. Select your video.
3. The option "Use double player" : avoid annoying transition (black screen) in video loop playback.

Try my other works for Plasma.



Pear Dark look and feel inspired by PearOS

* Video and more details in https://adhec.github.io/plasma_tweaks/

* Information Login Manager: https://adhec.github.io/sddm_themes/

Video wallpapers sites: taken from desktophut, pexels, komorebi

Some videos:
seashore, waterfalls, anime and dreams of the sea - i like this one, try it with sound -

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Scripts

For use "Smart Video Wallpaper" when the charger is attached use the scripts in https://github.com/adhec/plasma_tweaks/tree/master/SmartVideoWallpaper

* Configuration

First set execute permission for the scripts:


chmod +x setSmartVideoWallpaper.sh
chmod +x setImage.sh



* Pluggued
SystemSettings > Notifications > Power Management > Configure events > Ac Adaptor plugged in > Run command > Select path script "setSmartVideoWallpaper.sh"

* Unpluggued
SystemSettings > Notifications > Power Management > Configure events > Ac Adaptor unplugged > Run command > Select path script "setImageWallpaper.sh"


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Comment your issues
Last changelog:

v0.2 1 month ago

Fix: play/pause for windows with 2 states (maximized and minimized)
New features:
- Pause the video when existing a maximized or full-screen windows.
- Pause the video when the desktop is busy.

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no95typem

5 days ago

10 10 the best

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derekk

14 days ago

I installed what you advised me, but still doesn't work. On manjaro KDE it has worked flawlessly but there were other problems so I had to switch to neon.

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derekk

16 days ago

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1fmQc-92kvHgjvUnPETEiXjnoZ7I39tQG/view?usp=sharing

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adhe

15 days ago

Hi, please install the packages :
- mpv
- gstreamer1.0-plugins-base
- gstreamer1.0-plugins-ugly
- gstreamer1.0-libav

test and comment ;)

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derekk

17 days ago

I'm on kde neon latest, it doesn't work. I even execute kpackagetool5 -t Plasma/Wallpaper -u smartvideowallpaper.tar.gz. Even on preview page just black screen. What can I do? Thanks

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adhe

17 days ago

Hi, please you can share the listPackages.txt file

apt list --installed | awk -F'/' '{print $1}' > listPackages.txt

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Sandrone

20 days ago

8 8 great

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nineflames

22 days ago

Hi. Would it be possible to make the pausing of the video optional? I'm running a setup with two displays, and it pauses the background on both as soon as an application gets maximized. Meaning, 90% of the time it's just a still image, which kind of defeats the point of an animated wallpaper.

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krys88

1 month ago

hi dev seems like its not friendly with activities =, im using kde 16.5 manjaro, the issue is when activity with video wall paper is closed video still runs in system

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kdevg0

1 month ago

10 "10 the best" Love it. The best thing is I had to buy a similar item in steam. Here I am getting it for free.

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gren1ght

1 month ago

Not working, on preview page just black screen. Mb i need some extra packages?

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adhe

15 days ago

Hi, sorry for the delay. If you still have problems please install the packages:
- mpv
- gstreamer1.0-plugins-base
- gstreamer1.0-plugins-ugly
- gstreamer1.0-libav

test and comment ;)

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bulletdust

1 month ago

Video not pausing when I open a window, am I doing something wrong?

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adhe

1 month ago

please verify that you have the latest version and activate the option "check the Pause the video on when the desktop is busy" in the widget settings. If the problem persists, send what application is the cause of the problem and the link of the video. Thanks for the feedback. (Pd update with the command "kpackagetool5 -t Plasma/Wallpaper -u smartvideowallpaper.tar.gz", note the "-u")

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bulletdust

1 month ago

The -u switch fixed it, thank you so much for your prompt reply!

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characterx

1 month ago

Can you add option to disable pause, the wallpaper stops before full maximized, it also stutters when you open applications on the desktop but not maximised

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adhe

1 month ago

Hi, there are 2 options in the configuration:
- Pause the video when there is a maximized or full-screen window.
- Pause the video when the desktop is busy (an application is active).
You want the video to never stop? Please send a gif with your windows stutters.

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nhoxsang2411994

1 month ago

10 10 the best, very kool features!

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adhe

1 month ago

thanks! for your comments

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marcantoine

3 months ago

10 10 the best, it work as expected.

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eagle0110

3 months ago

Can you please change it so that when "mute" option is ticked, it would completely disable audio playback? Otherwise on my system its audio player is occupying exclusive audio output device, conflicting with hi-fi music player apps...

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v0.2 1 month ago

Fix: play/pause for windows with 2 states (maximized and minimized)
New features:
- Pause the video when existing a maximized or full-screen windows.
- Pause the video when the desktop is busy.

v0.11 4 months ago

- Fix pause video for fullscreen windows (mpv application)

[issues]
need to add filter for applications with states (minimized and maximized at the same time)

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product-maker no95typem Dec 01 2019 10 the best
10 the best
product-maker Sandrone Nov 16 2019 8 great
8 great
product-maker kdevg0 Oct 21 2019 10 the best
"10 the best" Love it. The best thing is I had to buy a similar item in steam. Here I am getting it for free.
product-maker nhoxsang2411994 Oct 11 2019 10 the best
10 the best, very kool features!
product-maker marcantoine Aug 17 2019 10 the best
10 the best, it work as expected.
product-maker Base: 4 x 5.0 Ratings
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