I want snow fall on my desktop really badly.
Tried Xsnow (with Mate/Marco, Mate/Compiz and KDE/Kwin) but doesn't work.
Snow plugin for Compiz doesn't work anymore either.
Snow feature of KDE was removed.
Is there any other way to get the snow?
I thought that a lua script (started by Conky) would be a good tool for this job. There's loads of conky examples on the internet (e.g. here and here), which could be used to make it snow on your desktop only when it's snowing outside, for example.
I saw on a forum that some guy had posted some video tutorials on how to write a lua script for fireworks as well as snow, but unfortunately he's taken them down from YouTube...
There is however some leftover code that could be used as a template, but unfortunately doesn't work in isolation.
If I had the time and inclination to learn lua and fix this myself, here's what I'd do:
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