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I'm using Ubuntu 13.04, and I noticed there are several excellent wallpapers, but I'd wish to add my own in a sort of collection similar to those it has that have an auto-changing cappability. I tried using Wallch and DesktopNova, both look cool, but neither works, dunno why... But I suppose it shouldn't be so hard to make my own images rotable, or is it?

So... Can I save my images in some special folder to see them there? Is it possible to add a folder instead of just one image at the time, so they rotate?

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You can use Variety.

Variety is a wallpaper changer for Ubuntu which is featureful, yet slim and very easy to use. It can automatically download wallpapers from various online sources, allows rotating them on a regular interval or on demand, and provides easy to use ways to separate the great images from the junk.

To install Variety, just press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When it opens, run the command(s) below:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:peterlevi/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install variety

Once installed, search variety in dash, and run it. Once opened, adjust the settings to your liking, I added the /home/user_name/pictures, and used my own, plus the original backgrounds folder, and it works OK.

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