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Putting “widgets” on Mac desktop

Is there any software to put certain "widgets" on the desktop, such as notes or a clock? I would like to have apps permanently affixed there, rather than being open as separate apps or hovering over ...
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Is there a dashboard widget for displaying (and monitoring or reloading) plain text files?

I use todo.txt as a todo list manager, and so my todo list is saved as a text file. I'd like for there to be a widget that monitors text files, so that it's not on my desktop, but in my dashboard. Is ...
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My dashboard widgets are “inactive” since Lion upgrade

Since my upgrade from Snow Leopard to Lion, my dashboard widgets are inactive. I can enter the dashboard, move widgets around, add and remove them, but their content is not updated and I cannot ...
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Use widgets on Desktop Lion

How can I use my widgets on the desktop in Lion? I have done defaults write com.apple.dashboard demoed yes But, when I click and hold and hit dashboard, it stays on the dashboard. How can I use ...