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Equivalent of feh to nitrogen --save --set-scaled FILE

I'm using nitrogen --save --set-scaled FILE to save and force wallpaper in ~/.xinitrc. The problem is that I want gtk2 - free, so I want to use feh instead of nitrogen. I tried feh --bg-fill --bg-...
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Wallpaper slideshow without manual intervention

I wanted to create a desktop wallpaper slideshow with my own set of images as described in this answer using shotwell but faced certain problems once photos are selected from shotwell for slideshow ; ...
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Set output of cmatrix as live wallpaper

I have triple boot for Arch Linux, deepinOS, Windows, I would like to assign the output of cmatrix as the live wallpaper for my deepinOS (For the aesthetics) or any Linux distro for that matter, is it ...
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openbox: window on layer “below” is inacessible

I am trying to set up a "terminal as desktop wallpaper" in Openbox, as described here Openbox has the possibility to set <layer>below</layer>, so that window is running as desktop ...
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Green tint to wallpaper - Linux Mint

I'm trying to set a new wallpaper image in Linux Mint 19 and the image is given a strong green hue rather than appearing as it actually is. See attached image, very self-explanatory. I'm looking for ...
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How to change XFce's desktop wallpaper at specific times?

I need to display some information on my desktop, but the information changes at a specific time of the day. I created an image file for each time period. Is there any way to have the wallpaper change ...
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xfce4: how to override Debian wallpaper?

After upgrade from Debian10 (buster) to Debian11 (bullseye = current testing) and rebooting, xfce4 shows a blueish wallpaper with a "debian^10" logo. I should be able to override this choice from ...
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XFCE 4.12.5 in Debaian 10 no wallpaper

I updated from Debian 9 to 10, and now I can't configure XFCE 4.12.5 to show wallpapers/background pics from a certain folder. The folder contains the pics I expect to be there. I tried to configure ...
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How can I set wallpapers for other users without logging in to their accounts?

I am working on a bash script that creates users from the root account. I would like to set the background for those users without logging into their account and changing it manually. I am running ...
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Fake Transparency in URxvt Using ImageMagick in i3

The most popular way to set your background in i3 seems to be using feh, via something like: exec_always feh --bg-fill /home/user/Pictures/wallpaper.jpg in your ~/.config/i3/config file. Then, in ~/....
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backgrounds and wallpapers RHEL CentOS 7 Gnome3

Any user logged in, they can right click on desktop and get Change Background This takes you to the global Settings panel with Background chosen Here it shows Background and Lock Screen Under ...
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How to block shell script until new background image is set AND displayed?

I ran this as a test to check if feh blocks util the background changes then exits/returns, turns out it doesn't (because only pic2 gets displayed as background, pic1 flashes for milliseconds ...
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wget image problem for daily wallpaper script

i have a script (that Nuno wrote) to wget an image from one particular site and set my wallpaper. however i can't seem to modify it to be able to wget an image from this site: chromecast images in ...
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Debian 9 Stretch default login background location

I want to personalize my login a bit, but for the life of me I cannot figure out how to change this image. I tried changing the .svg's filepaths at /usr/share/wallpapers/DebianThisOrThat by editing ...
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Change Gnome 3 wallpaper without animation or flicker

Approx 10 years ago I wrote a small program to give me a simple "animated wallpaper", which worked well on whichever versions of Fedora and Gnome were current at the time (I believe it was Gnome 2). ...
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How to change LightDM's background without using sudo and without specifying an image on /home?

I have a script that I use to change my wallpaper. I'd like it to change the background presented by LightDM when I turn the computer on too, however: 1) Using an image on /home means that LightDM ...
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Setting wallpaper in NetBSD JWM

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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Debian 9 XFCE - directory with wallpapers cannot be browsed

I would like to browse a folder in the home directory with Desktop Settings menu to select the folder containing the wallpapers. However it is not possible to browse any directory inside home: ...
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How to make my wallpaper to appear after autologin in lightdm

These are things I did Inside [Seat:*] in /etc/lighdm/lighdm.conf I changed greeter-session=lightdm-gtk-greeter autologin-user=pi autologin-user-timout=0 and in /etc/lighdm/lightdm-gtk-greeter ...
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Resize loginScreen (Background) or adjust Resolution of LightDM, CentOS 7

I'm using LightDM, but When I'm starting CentOS 7, the LightDM only take part of Screen, like low resolution. Unfortunately I can't take a Screnshoot. How to adjust LightDM take all Size Screen?
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Debian 9.1 (Stretch) default logon background image

I try to find the image (background) which is shown during logon screen (default installation), without any logo. I've checked gdm3 config and all available wallpapers, but couldn't find it. Here an ...
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How to create a tiled gif (repeating the same small gif image in a tiled background)

I have a gif image with a rather low resolution (500x200 pixels) which I would like to use to tile a wallpaper background (size 1920x1080 etc.) showing the same frame (or a different frame) on all ...
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automatic change wallpaper automatically by day,night

I am having 2 wallpaper and i want to change them day and night. If it day change it to wallpaper1.png or if it night change it to wallpaper2.png. How can i do that? I am running parrot OS 3.8 on Mate ...
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Use pdf file as wallpaper

I have a series of high quality images stored as pdf, one image per file. I want to use these images as a a series of rotating wallpapers. However, apparently Ubuntu (16.04) does not handle pdf files ...
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Cinnamon DE not changing desktop wallpaper and not changing themes

I installed Cinnamon on my Debian Linux laptop, But now it won't let me change the wallpaper or the theme, when I click on the wallpaper I want it just highlights it but leaves it as the default ...
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In XFCE, how do I set an animated GIF as a desktop background?

This should be a simple task, but I can't figure out a way to do this!
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Kickstart - Wallpaper configuration

I am writing a kickstart file for an automated & custom CentOS 7 (Gnome 2) installation. I would like to set the same desktop wallpaper for all my users (not only root). I didn't find any good ...
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Change Terminal's background with a command

Is there a command via which I can change the Terminal's background instead of doing so through the Edit -> Profile -> Edit -> Background pulldown?
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Auto-updating desktop calendar as wallpaper

Is there such an application that updates your wallpaper according to your planner/calendar so that you can have a weekly view of your planner/calendar.
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Horizontal gradient background works but solid background doesn't?

When I select a solid background, blue for example, in the background settings, the blue background will appear on my desktop for two seconds and then will change to black and will stay black. In the ...
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How to automatically change terminal background, based on ssh hostname?

How can one progmatically change the background colour of a terminal window, based on the hostname you ssh into? i.e When I am ssh'd into live embedded systems on production hardware, I wish the ...
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How to change wallpaper transition speed in Gnome/Ubuntu?

I wrote a script that looks like this: import subprocess import time while True: for i in range(3): subprocess.call(["dconf", "write", "/org/gnome/desktop/background/picture-uri", "'file:...
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Change theme in ISO image

When I install a Linux or use the Live CD, it comes with a default theme (windows and icons) and wallpaper. I want to modify the default theme and wallpaper to other that I'm going to choose, these ...
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Where is the current wallpaper stored in Kali Linux?

I have a script that sets one exact image as a wallpaper and I want it to check at every run if it's still the same image. If not, it asks you if you want to change wallpaper again to this image. It's ...
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How to change desktop background via terminal on openSUSE?

I am using SUSE Studio to make a custom version of openSUSE with the KDE 4 desktop. A small problem is that the background is set by default to the chameleon light bulb. I suspect I can fix this ...
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How can I make a scrolling matrix terminal background?

There are many scripts/programs that will turn your terminal into a matrix style screensaver, however I want to use it as a terminal wallpaper and still be able to use my terminal. I haven't been able ...
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remove background with feh?

I use feh to set fixed background (wallpaper) in X (one line in .xinitrc): feh --bg-fill --no-fehbg some_image_file & Is this possible to remove background using feh (or any other tool/command) ...
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Lubuntu 15.10 dual monitor setup issues

Problem description I recently updated my two monitor system from Lubuntu 14.04 to Lubuntu 15.10. I set everything on the new system exactly as on the old one before and I figured out a strange ...
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How to change desktop wallpaper from terminal?

I want to change the wallpaper of xmonad from the command line. How can I do this?
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Randomly Cycle Different Wallpapers On Each Monitor

So I've got a program called "Display Fusion" installed on my Windows drive, and I love it for literally only one feature: I can set it up to that each of my 3 monitors randomly changes the wallpaper ...
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Linux Mint Backgrounds Setting Not Doing Anything

I am running Linux Mint Cinnamon 17.3 64 bit. The desktop background is the default one, however, when I click on "Backgrounds" in the system settings, nothing happens. However, I can set the desktop ...
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What is desktop manager of Mint?

What is the desktop manager in Linux Mint? I mean the program which handle icons on desktop, wallpapers, etc. -- I don't mean DE.
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Access images in Mint 17.2

Linux Mint 17.2 has lots of magnificent images that appear on the login screen. I would like to use these images for other things, such as the desktop background. Can anyone tell me where I might ...
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Why can't I change my desktop background to a JPG in LXDE?

I would like to set my desktop background to a JPG wallpaper, but I cannot seem to. I have tried to by right-clicking the desktop and selecting "Desktop Preferences", but even when I select a JPG ...
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How do I convert image files to .edj format from the command-line?

I have recently installed the E17 fork, Moksha, on my Sabayon Linux machine the problem is that the graphical tools for changing the wallpaper to JPG or PNG files are causing me grief (and yes I have ...
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Change the lock screen wallpaper in Kali Sana (Gnome)

I'm annoyed by the 'lock screen' wallpaper of KALI SANA 2.0. This is the default 'lock screen' wallpaper: I have seen many tutorials on how to change the 'login screen' wallpaper/background but didn'...
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X11 controlling root window or setting a window to be the background window (wallpaper)

I would like an animated background image. Or better, to make an application be the background, with no interactivity, so I don't accidentally click on it. I've seen many discussions about setting ...
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Adwaita Background Appears Much Darker in Reality

I like the default Adwaita background that came with cinnamon installed on Arch linux. For some reason however this background is very dark, much darker than it appears in the settings for choosing ...
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Elementary OS different wallpapers on each monitor

I have a dual monitor setup and I'd like to have a different wallpaper for each monitor. I found two programs in this post: http://www.webupd8.org/2012/10/ubuntu-multi-monitor-tweaks-full-screen.html ...
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TTY/Console Wallpaper Arch Linux

How can I set a wallpaper for a TTY/console (also during boot) on Arch Linux like done on OpenSUSE? I think a Kernel recompile is needed?