Is there any way to let it snow on my linux mint destkop?

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http://unix.stackexchange.com – I want snow fall on my desktop really badly. Tried xsnow (with Mate/Marco, Mate/Compiz and KDE/Kwin) but doesn't work. Snow plugin for Compiz doesn't work anymore either. Snow feature of KDE was removed. Is there any other way to get the snow? (HowTos)