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If I change the desktop background (wallpaper) via right-click on desktop => desktop settings => single image, and select another background image from the list, or add a photo of my own (via the "+" symbol), I can actually change the background image, but after logging out or restarting, the wallpaper is always reset to the original xubuntu 12.04 background.

So, basically, I can't find a way to permanently change the desktop background.

Any ideas?

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Well, after some more research I have found out that this should actually a Xubuntu bug. My solution: I installed "Wallch". Works like a charm. –  Frank Sep 22 '12 at 13:55

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Because of the way Xfce is built, if you change settings and do not save session, the changes are not saved. It is not automatic. Menu -> Log out -> save session must be checked.

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