Screen Saver Quotes With Perl GD

If you’ve ever wanted a screen saver with motivational quotes, but didn’t know how to make one – here is a Perl script to do it for you.

I wanted to see how the GD module worked. So we created a small script to generate a bunch of JPGs. The Perl code takes a list of quotes, centers them, creates an image and puts a red box around it on a dark background.

Sample Outputs

Using Pictures as Backgrounds

Right click your windows 10 desktop and select “Personalize”

Then change the background settings to be a slideshow. Use the folder where all of your pictures are and modify how fast you want to change them:

Source Code to Create Screen Saver Images with Perl GD

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