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Old 10-17-2002, 07:01 AM   #1
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Unhappy Wallpaper probs

Hi all I am a newbie

I have managed to configure linux to share the internet through my win xp box with adsl setup the networking and email

But I cannot change the blessed wallpaper

right clcik on the desktop select change background wallpaper

browse admin docs select a jpg file (I assmne it can read these)

It shows me a kind of distorted preview when I click apply it does nothing .

I have mandrake 8.2
and am runnin gnome 1.4

I am desperate.
Old 10-17-2002, 08:51 AM   #2
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copy it to your /home dir first en see what happens.


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