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We've compiled a list of 11 free and paid alternatives to BGINFO4X. The primary competitors include Conky, KDE Plasma Workspaces. In addition to these, users also draw comparisons between BGINFO4X and Moss, GKrellM, Nerdtool. Also you can look at other similar options here: OS and Utilities.

Free Open Source

Conky displays any kind of information on your desktop

KDE Plasma Workspaces
Free Open Source

Plasma Workspaces is the umbrella term for all graphical environments provided by KDE.

Free Open Source

Moss is a live wallpaper, an alternative to Conky for Android.

Free Open Source

GKrellM is a single process stack of system monitors which supports applying themes to match its...

Free Open Source

NerdTool is a GeekTool-like application that displays information directly on your desktop.

How many times have you walked up to a system in your office and needed to click through several...

This little application displays system information on your desktop in a similar way to some other...

Free Open Source

WPInfo displays system information on the Windows wallpaper.

AveDesk is a program that will give you the possibility to have icons on your desktop which could...

BGINFO for X, also called BGINFO4X, is a clone of the popular program BGINFO for Windows created by...

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BGINFO4X Overview

BGINFO for X, also called BGINFO4X, is a clone of the popular program BGINFO for Windows created by Sysinternals.
You can refer it as BGINFO for Linux, BGINFO for Unix, or BGINFO for X-Windows, which has derived to BGINFO4X (BGINFO for X).

It is designed for writing useful desktop information (computer name, IP address, OS version, and much more) on your desktop background.

BGINFO4X is multi platform (Linux, Unix, MACOS, Windows, BSD, ...), highly customizable and has lots of features.

BGINFO4X Features

tick-square System Info

BGINFO4X Platforms

Windows Linux Mac Android iPhone

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