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Old 02-18-2005, 11:11 AM   #1
mbeattie74
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Gnome wallpaper


When you "add" a desktop wallpaper in Gnome, were does it store it? Where are Gnome's wallpapers stored in general?
/usr/share/wallpaper is full of all the KDE wallpapers...

I'm trying to find to default blue Debian swirl but can't locate it anywhere for the life of me.

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Old 02-20-2005, 11:25 AM   #2
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There's a nice Python program (by Davyd Madeley) called change-background.py (Google to find it.)

The directories, etc., are obvious when you look at the code.
 
Old 02-20-2005, 11:35 AM   #3
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it stores it where ever you saved the wallpaper ;P
 
Old 02-20-2005, 07:05 PM   #4
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That's all well and true, but what I really want to know is where the default background which came with Gnome from the Deban package is located.

Did a search in gconf-edtor and found it in the key /desktop/gnome/background/picture_filename which was pointing to /usr/share/images/desktop-base/default which is actually a symbolic link to debblue-1600x1200.jpg, the image I was actually looking for.

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Old 02-26-2005, 03:04 AM   #5
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hmmm... did you find it yet?

don't know if this is the one you're looking for, but i found a blueswirl.jpg in /opt/gnome/share/pixmaps/backgrounds/novell when i did a search on my suse 9.2 system... *shrugs*
 
Old 02-27-2005, 06:37 PM   #6
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Yes - /usr/share/images/desktop-base/debblue-1600x1200.jpg

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