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And are you root? You shouldn't be! You root surfer! Just kidding buddy. If you know the image is located in, say /home/images/chad.png then use that in your entry: rootCommand: bsetbg -full /home/images/chad.png
And that's just an example, but shows what I am saying.
I got that straight from the flux docs. It's what I used, and it worked first time up. Although if you are doing this as root, that might be your pull. Maybe root can't set bg's. Also, might be a permissions problem, that's what keeps coming back to me, unless of course you are root.