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Re: TS-O-Matic Query

TrevorB
Quoting Gavin Mckay <[hidden email]>:

> Thanks again for your replies

Thank you Gavin.

You have repaid by developing this howto (which I will add to the
documentation).

Hopefully we will get a Community Wiki happening, so that people can contribute
this easily themselves.

Hope you do enjoy your own TS.

Trevor B

> I have worked out a way of using Photoshop (which adds coding to the *.jpg's
> preventing them from working with TS-O-Matic in a Rdesktop setup), which may
> be of use to other users.
> This probably applies to similar graphics packages like Fireworks, Paintshop
> Pro etc.
>
> Create your image in Photoshop at the dimensions you require for the
> bootsplash e.g.1024x768.
> Save the picture as a *.PSD so that you can do further editing if required.
> With the image still open in Photoshop, flatten all the layers into one and
> then 'select all'. Copy (Edit / copy) this selection, then open up the
> standard Windows 'Paint' program.
> Paste the Photoshop image into Paint and save it as
> "bootsplash-1024x768.jpg" (other names work but it makes sense to call it
> what it is!!) without the quote marks of course.
> After your TS-O-Matic build.conf and buildtime files work, upload your image
> and configs into TS-O-Matic. Do not worry if your images do not show, as
> they do successfully upload.
> When you click on build, check near the bottom of the build list for
> "creating bootsplash". If you have no syntax errors showing then sit back,
> grab a beer and admire your artwork loading on your TS clients - Good Luck
>
>
>
> Regards
>
> Gavin Mckay
>
>
>
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>
> >From: Trevor Batley <[hidden email]>
> >To: Gavin Mckay <[hidden email]>
> >CC: "[hidden email]"
> ><[hidden email]>,        Mike Eriksen
> ><[hidden email]>
> >Subject: Re: TS-O-Matic Query
> >Date: Fri,  2 Sep 2005 12:13:32 +1000
> >
> >Quoting Gavin Mckay <[hidden email]>:
> >
> > > Thanks for reply, the mirror I used was 'Denmark 1' build version 2.1.1.
> > > Did wonder if it was down to Photoshop but don't want to change programs
> > > unless you know of any that specifically work.
> > > Any ideas would be appreciated as Thinstation really works well
> >otherwise /
> > > TS-O-Matic
> >
> >The tool used to convert the images into a format that BootSplash
> >(http://www.bootsplash.org/) is happy with is ImageMagick
> >(http://www.imagemagick.org/). There is a windows version of the tool and I
> >would suggest you download it and try the conversion locally to see what
> >errors
> >really occur.
> >
> >I have sent this e-mail on to the admin at the Denmark site, just in case
> >he has
> >any idea why it would get a 'syntax error' (possibly the filename....??).
> >
> >This occurs in the standard build script which is called from TS-O-Matic,
> >so is
> >outside of anything TS-O-Matic can control.
> >
> >Trevor B
> > >
> > > Regards
> > >
> > > Gavin Mckay
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > From:  Trevor Batley <[hidden email]>
> > > To:  Gavin Mckay <[hidden email]>
> > > CC:  "[hidden email]"
> > > <[hidden email]>
> > > Subject:  Re: TS-O-Matic Query
> > > Date:  Thu, 1 Sep 2005 08:19:44 +1000
> > > >Gavin, have copied the list as I don't know why (and all support
> >queries
> > > >should
> > > >go to the list).
> > > >
> > > >What TS-O-Matic mirror did you use?
> > > >What version did you build?
> > > >Possibly stats on the image you tried to use (eg. colour depth,
> >resolution,
> > > >etc.)
> > > >
> > > >Trevor B
> > > >
> > > >Quoting Gavin Mckay <[hidden email]>:
> > > >
> > > > > Could you have a look at the following build and give any ideas why
> > > > > TS-O-Matic is showing a syntax error when it trys to convert an
> >uploaded
> > > > > bootsplash to 16 bit colour depth. Highlited in blue.
> >
> ><<lots deleted>>
> >
> > > > > + Adding splash boot logo
> > > > >
> > > > > syntax error:
> > > > > + Converting boot/bootsplash-1024x768.jpg to 16bit colour
> > > > > + Converting boot/bootsplash-640x480.jpg to 16bit colour
> > > > > + Converting boot/bootsplash-800x600.jpg to 16bit colour
> > > > > + Converting boot/silent-1024x768.jpg to 16bit colour
> > > > > + Converting boot/silent-640x480.jpg to 16bit colour
> > > > > + Converting boot/silent-800x600.jpg to 16bit colour
> > > > >
> ><<more gone>>
>
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TrevorB
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