Create your own IRIX Desktop backgrounds and post them here for others to download

Irinikus

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As a result of a question posed in a thread on IRIX Network, regarding this standard IRIX desktop background featuring an SGI Cube:



So I decided to open up Blender an quickly come up with my own solution, and this is it:

Here's one @ 1280X1024:



And here's one @ 1920X1080:



Here's an example of it running as the background on my Octane2 @ 1280X1024:



You can download them from Silicon Image, using this link, if you want them: https://siliconimage.irixnet.org/index.php/User-Albums/Irinikus/Non-IRIX-Renderings

For those who don't already know how to setup custom desktop backgrounds in IRIX, this video that I made will show you the process of setting up custom desktop backgrounds in IRIX: (This will allow you to setup an image such as this one as your desktop background.)

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Once in a while I'll look to add to this thread and I hope that others do the same!
 
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jenna64bit

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Thank you for these! Definitely nice and thematic for my Octane that I happen to run at 1280x1024 :D
 

Irinikus

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Thank you for these! Definitely nice and thematic for my Octane that I happen to run at 1280x1024 :D
It's a pleasure!

Talking Octanes, I don't often use my Octane, but in firing it up to take these screenshots, I've really appreciated it's quick boot time, as other SGI's with similar performance take forever to boot in comparison.

The Octane's a great machine!
 
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weblacky

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It would be great if someone was inspired to do "system" themes. An O2 wallpaper, and Tezro Wallpaper, etc..). I would love to have a window color theme and background that's customized to accent the physical appearance of a specific SGI model. Then have a collection of them! I certainly wouldn't want the same desktop appearance for all my machines, I'd love to boot a machine and see the design choice just to highlight that machine!
 

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