Mac OS X Hack: Autoupdate your desktop background


OS XTips and Tricks

My new favorite site on teh intarwebs is the Mt. St. Helens Volcano-cam. So serene! So pretty! So different from the view out my office window, which always seems to include at least one screaming firetruck, particularly during conference calls!

Ahem. Anyway, the volcano-cam picture on the main site is updated every 5 minutes (ish). I wanted it to be my desktop background and update more or less in sync with the online version.

To my surprise, I could find no way to set this up in the OS X control panels. (more…)