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Old 11-02-2012, 08:01 AM   #46
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no, you did it right.
If i try to paste the update_linkss_0.1.N_install file into the root again, will it have any adverse effects? Cos I did that once and I think it failed, would it be like installing it twice if I tried again?
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If i try to paste the update_linkss_0.1.N_install file into the root again, will it have any adverse effects? Cos I did that once and I think it failed, would it be like installing it twice if I tried again?
no it doesn't do anything wrong.
but to be sure you may:
  • redownload the zip file
  • restart your Kindle
  • copy the file, and try again
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Old 11-02-2012, 08:11 AM   #48
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@thomass Thanks! Its working now! Um, one last question. When I put my wallpapers into the screensavers folder, do i have to rename them to anything? Also, do they automatically shuffle?
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@thomass Thanks! Its working now! Um, one last question. When I put my wallpapers into the screensavers folder, do i have to rename them to anything? Also, do they automatically shuffle?
No need to rename the files. But they should be in png format. (and to display them correctly they should be in resolution 758x1024 also)

To shuffle the screensavers you should unzip this file(FileToRandomizeSS.zip) into your linkss folder. This will shuffle your screensavers around on each boot.

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They have to be sequentially numbered and be PNG files
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Old 11-02-2012, 08:30 AM   #51
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No need to rename the file. But they should be in png format. (and to display them correctly they should be in resolution 758x1024 also)

To shuffle the screensavers you should unzip this file(Attachment 95316) into your linkss folder. This will shuffle your screensavers around on each boot.
If I did not put that file in my linkss folder, will my 5 screensavers still cycle everytime i put my kindle to sleep?
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They have to be sequentially numbered and be PNG files
Can I have a format for the numbered names? Do I name them as 001, 002 and so on?
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bg_medium_ss00
bg_medium_ss01
bg_medium_ss02
etc

Oh and yes, the screen saver will cycle every time, that just randomises the files in the folder.
so:
bg_medium_ss00 could become bg_medium_ss80
bg_medium_ss02 could become bg_medium_ss00
(assuming you have 80 images of course)
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Old 11-02-2012, 08:34 AM   #53
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bg_medium_ss00
bg_medium_ss01
bg_medium_ss02
etc

Oh and yes, the screen saver will cycle every time, that just randomises the files in the folder.
so:
bg_medium_ss00 could become bg_medium_ss80
bg_medium_ss02 could become bg_medium_ss00
(assuming you have 80 images of course)
Thank you!
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If I did not put that file in my linkss folder, will my 5 screensavers still cycle everytime i put my kindle to sleep?

Can I have a format for the numbered names? Do I name them as 001, 002 and so on?
they always cycle. this file only enables to reshuffle on each restart only.

AFAIK there is no need to rename them but it does no harm.

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Lier for them to display properly they need to be:
758x1024 resolution
smaller and you'll get part of the last page you looked at
larger and the whole image won't display
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Old 11-02-2012, 08:38 AM   #56
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it always cycle. this file only enables to reshuffle on each restart only.

AFAIK there is no need to rename them but it does no harm.
Um, the screensavers did not display themselves before I renamed them
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Lier for them to display properly they need to be:
758x1024 resolution
smaller and you'll get part of the last page you looked at
larger and the whole image won't display
When I edited them in paint, the only resolution I could get was 767x1024 when retaining aspect ratio.
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Um, the screensavers did not display themselves before I renamed them
Did you restart you Kindle after copying them?
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When I edited them in paint, the only resolution I could get was 767x1024 when retaining aspect ratio.
you can crop them after rescaling
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They won't display unless they are named correctly.
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Old 11-02-2012, 08:56 AM   #60
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Did you restart you Kindle after copying them?
yep. to no avail. But they're working now yipee! I think my wallpapers take up more space than my books
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