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Old 07-31-2009, 02:41 PM   #1
Ineedwords1121
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How to download wallpapers from a website using the terminal?


Hi after long wait and lots of frustrated hours Ubuntu finally works on my laptop. Thanks so much to linux-questions for help with Nvidia and Madwifi , the whole she-bang lol. Now how do i pimp this thing out? I found the website, gnome-look.org, and im diggin all the wallpapers but i dont know how to download the wallpapers from the terminal and put them in the background folder. Help is appreciated. Thanks guys...
 
Old 07-31-2009, 02:46 PM   #2
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er...why not use nautilus to copy/paste wallpapers into /usr/share/backgrounds ??

you can use wget to download from terminal too


to use nautilus, as root

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sudo nautilus
 
Old 07-31-2009, 03:17 PM   #3
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Why do you want to get the wallpapers with the terminal? Just curious.
 
Old 07-31-2009, 03:22 PM   #4
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I want to become more comfortable with using the terminal and i figured something easy like downloading wallpapers would help. I ended up just saving as and putting the wallpaper in pictures. Only thing is that i don't really know how to change the resolution. But ill figure it out... thanks guys
 
  


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