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Xfce: how to set up changing backdrops (wallpapers)

Posted 08-30-2009 at 12:03 PM by catkin

Hello

Coming from Gnome to the lighter weight Xfce I was surprised to discover that no extra packages are required to set up changing backdrops (wallpapers) on Xfce.

Essentially the technique is to create a list of graphic files to be used as backdrops in file ~/.config/xfce4/desktop/backdrops.list and then to run /usr/bin/xfdesktop -reload at intervals. xfdesktop chooses a random backdrop from backdrops.list each time it starts (at session initialisation, normally...
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