Unix & Linux Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for users of Linux, FreeBSD and other Un*x-like operating systems. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

I'm looking for a way to replace Plasma's wallpaper (desktop?) with Compiz's (or traditional).

I'm running Compiz + Emerald as WM, and this disables the ability to have different activities on different virtual desktops at all, so this is the only way to have different wallpapers on each one.

I noticed on Compiz's site, it suggests using wallpapercolor= 0,0,0,0 , but I'm running 4.8 and doubt this will work.

I would switch to Gnome, as I had this working on it before, but I'm not a fan of Gnome3.

Any help is appreciated.

share|improve this question
Was the edit really necessary? You changed next to nothing except my being a bit more verbose. – foxtrot Feb 14 '12 at 2:54

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.