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I have installed "NetBSD JWM" in the virtual environment of VMware Workstation 14 Pro. I'd like to set wallpaper but I do not know how to do it.

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To quote the authors,

Configuration of JWM is done by editing ".jwmrc".

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Virtual desktops are controlled with the Desktops tag. Within this tag the following attributes are supported.

  • width The number of virtual desktops in the horizontal direction. The default is 4.
  • height The number of virtual desktops in the vertical direction. The default is 1. Within the Desktops tag the following tags are supported.

    • Background The default background for desktops. The type attribute determines the type of background and the text contained within this tag is the value.

      Valid types are:

      • solid A solid color. See Colors. This is the default.
      • gradient A gradient color. See Colors.
      • image A stretched image.
      • scale A scaled image.
      • tile A tiled image.
      • command A command to be run for setting the background.
  • Thanks a lot Christopher. I set it up as below. <!-- Virtual Desktops --> <!-- Desktop tags can be contained within Desktops for desktop names. --> <Desktops width="4" height="1"> <!-- Default background. Note that a Background tag can be contained within a Desktop tag to give a specific background for that desktop. --> <Background type="solid">#7CFC00</Background> I'm really thankful to you. – Usuha Mar 23 '18 at 4:36
  • What kind of command is "command A command to be run for setting the background."? – Usuha Mar 23 '18 at 4:53
  • A command to display a movie or animated gif or some program output.. – Christopher Mar 23 '18 at 11:52
  • Is that thing like "imagemagick & ffmpeg" etc? Because I do not have much knowledge and skills, <Background type = "solid"> # 7 CFC00 </ Background> What kind of description is required after this? Is it possible to specifically teach me a professor? Thank you. – Usuha Mar 23 '18 at 22:07
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You can set the background image interactively if you install feh.

feh --no-fehbg --bg-fill some-image.jpg

(I use the optional --no-fehbg switch to avoid writing the ~/.fehbg file.)

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