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Old 06-28-2014, 03:58 PM   #1
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Directory for desktop backgrounds


I can not find out what directory contains the desktop backgrounds.

I am using the KDE verion of OpenSuse.
 
Old 06-28-2014, 04:01 PM   #2
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Usually they are in /usr/share/backgrounds or thereabouts. I'm not on SUSE so I could be wrong, but certainly on Slackware and stock KDE, they are stored in /usr/share/backgrounds by default.
 
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They aren't there.
 
Old 06-29-2014, 09:42 AM   #4
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Have you looked in /usr/share/wallpapers?
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According to the KDE Filesystem Hierarchy they should be in /usr/share/wallpapers, or ~/.kde/share/wallpapers at a user's level.

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certainly on Slackware and stock KDE, they are stored in /usr/share/backgrounds by default
Are you sure? I have them in wallpapers as above.

Last edited by Philip Lacroix; 06-29-2014 at 01:41 PM. Reason: fixed user-level path (thanks to BrianL)
 
Old 06-29-2014, 11:59 AM   #6
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According to the KDE Filesystem Hierarchy they should be in /usr/share/wallpapers, or ~/share/wallpapers at a user's level.


Are you sure? I have them in wallpapers as above.
As do I.
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Old 06-29-2014, 12:58 PM   #7
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If you've got any by clicking on "Get new wallpapers" in the desktop settings GUI, they end up in ~/.kde/share/wallpapers.
 
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Sorry, my mistake.

I was looking in usr/share/backgrounds which is where Puppy Slacko keeps backgrounds.
 
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Are you sure? I have them in wallpapers as above.
Interesting, I do have that directory as well. But also a /usr/share/backgrounds. Since there's an 'xfce' directory there, maybe it's an XFCE thing..?
 
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Yeah, I've got /usr/share/backgrounds/xfce, too. Must be where the default XFCE wallpapers go. And /usr/share/wallpapers (with loads of subdirectories) for all the default KDE wallpapers.
 
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Interesting, I do have that directory as well. But also a /usr/share/backgrounds. Since there's an 'xfce' directory there, maybe it's an XFCE thing..?
It seems that at least Xfce and MATE use "/usr/share/backgrounds" by default (not sure about Gnome):

http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs...xfdesktop.html
http://wiki.mate-desktop.org/docs:gsettings

I also have a Slackware machine here with no desktop environments and no X server at all: there's an empty "/usr/share/wallpapers", which I guess is part of the "Slackware Filesystem Hierarchy" as well.
 
  


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