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I have found an app Love Wallpapers HD, which working in ubuntu-tweak, it is good but there is no settings or option in that app.

But I need an app which can change wallpaper and also download from different websites, like Tumblr or Deviantart. Or if there might be a script which can do that.


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Variety is exactly what you're asking for.


To install it,

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:peterlevi/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install variety
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Hi, Zuhaib i have acutally tried this but it does not get the wallpaper from tumblr or deviantart –  Iori Feb 3 '13 at 22:43
Variety supports Media RSS feeds. deviantART provides such feeds directly - read here: deviantart.com/developers/rss, or just open any deviantART category, view the page source and search for "rss". For tumblr you can use a feed generator such as tumb.la/mrss/generator.html to get a Media RSS feed. –  Peter Levi Feb 11 '13 at 22:46

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