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Where is the login screen wallpaper located?

Where can I find the folder where the login screen background/wallpaper so that I can copy it to my Pictures folder? Or even better a Terminal command. I'm using Bash.

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marked as duplicate by fossfreedom, Takkat, Jorge Castro, Bruno Pereira, James Feb 4 '12 at 1:01

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The default is located at /usr/share/backgrounds/warty-final-ubuntu.png

For the terminal command:

cp /usr/share/backgrounds/warty-final-ubuntu.png ~/Pictures
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The login wallpaper/background is a little different than the warty-final-ubuntu.png. Where can I find that file? – jaorizabal Feb 4 '12 at 0:57
what version of Ubuntu are you using ? K/L/Xubuntu ? Post a link or screenshot of the background you are looking for. – bodhi.zazen Feb 4 '12 at 1:58
Using Ubuntu 11.10. I installed Ubuntu through Wubi, if that helps. – jaorizabal Feb 4 '12 at 2:03
Should be the file we gave you and if not we need a picture of what you are looking for. Alternately , open nautilus and navigate to /usr/share/backgrounds and browse for yourself. – bodhi.zazen Feb 4 '12 at 2:05

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