i installed xsnow & xpenguins program but none of them work for me. i find out they need main root window (or root x window) to work which is "probably" invisible in my OS or is not available. how can i make them work fine in my Operation system (by recompiling them or any other thing)? the output of "uname -r" is:


i hope asked my question in the right place otherwise please introduce a link to search for solution


There is a new version of xsnow available, which works in most desktop environments. This version is available in debian-testing and the latest version is on sourceforge:


  • Thank you, but unfortunately i am on manjaro which is arch based and not debian based:( I wish xsnow be available for manjaro one day. I love it very much. – milad 16 hours ago

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