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Old 05-25-2004, 09:15 PM   #1
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how to change background in gnome??


i know this is a stupid questions, but can anyone tell me how to change the background in gnome?? i have been trying for a few minutes now. i normally use kde but decided to give gnome a try . also is there a website similar to kde-look.org for gnome?? thanks in advance
 
Old 05-25-2004, 09:48 PM   #2
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Right click on the background, and click on "Change Desktop Background."

You can get backdrops from http://art.gnome.org, but it is currently offline. You can also use backdrops from http://kde-look.org.

--Ian
 
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thanks iball
 
Old 05-25-2004, 10:10 PM   #4
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iball i tried what you said and it takes back to the same background an preferences. I want to be able to download a wallpaper from kde and use it as my background. in kde is simple all i have to do is drag the wallpaper to my desktop and set it as my wallpaper. i cant seem to do the same in gnome
 
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On Gnome 2.6, the Change desktop wallpaper dialog box has a button that says "Add Wallpaper." This allows you to locate a wallpaper that you downloaded.

The dialog box also has a preview of all the wallpapers that are available, and you can simply click on one and it is set as your backdrop.

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