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There are wallpapers in a root directory. I need to set to some user that I choose a wallpaper from that directory.

How can I do that? Thank you.

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For now, you can't do that with gconf because of a bug that will get fixed in later versions. – user14493 Apr 18 '11 at 6:46

One simple solution:

#Make wallpaper directory in an appropriate location
mkdir /var/wallpaper  
#Set RW permission for all  
chmod 666 /var/wallpaper  
#Set sticky so all new files catch that permission  
chmod +t /var/wallpaper  
#copy your wallpapers there  
cp ./wallpapers* /var/wallpaper/

then select wallpaper from /var/wallpaper/ in gconftool-2

that should do it...

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