Wallpaper changer - Favorite links (image repositories)?

truckerDave

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I recently became a Linux user (Mint, if need be known) and I am wondering what wallpaper changer other folks prefer. I installed the one called Variety and it works rather well. However, I'm not a fan of most of the imagery that it pulls from the web. I looked at each link the program came installed with and it got me thinking that maybe I don't need to change programs. Maybe I need different links?

What say you?
 


Mint Cinnamon has it's own Desktop Background Changer built in.
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All you need to do is...download your favourite Desktop Backgrounds...place them in a Folder like this...I call mine Wall paper.
I place my Folder in the Home Folder and create a path to it.
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Then in Backgrounds...go to Settings...tick the first box and set your time.
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I don't do this myself as I like having the same Background but it's handy to know just in case.
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Mint Cinnamon has it's own Desktop Background Changer built in.
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... as does LInux Mint Xfce. It is only MATE desktop that misses out.

Cheers

Wizard
 
... as does LInux Mint Xfce. It is only MATE desktop that misses out.

Cheers

Wizard

That's why I like Mint Cinnamon because it has everything I need.
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And for environments that don't have a built-in application for changing the background - you can install and use nitrogen.
I've used nitrogen for many years with DWM (Suckless.org's lightweight, minimalist tiling WM) on Debian.

To restore your wallpaper on login, you can add the line:
nitrogen --restore to the .xsession file for your DE/WM.
And to choose a new wallpaper, you simply run the nitrogen application, pick your new wallpaper, apply it and quit the application.
 

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