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I am using Ubuntu 13.04(raring) and wants to install the official wallpapers of 13.10(saucy)-

I know, it can be done by downloading them from internet.

After searching a lot got

sudo apt-get install ubuntu-wallpapers-oneiric

for installing wallpapers of 11.10 and similar commands for previous builds , but What about 13.10 , how can i install them on 13.04.

I have allready tried

sudo apt-get install ubuntu-wallpapers-saucy

but it did not just says as below like this

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You can download saucy wallpapers from the Launchpad page.


Through your browser visit this page and download the file : ubuntu-wallpapers_13.04.0+13.10.20130924.1.orig.tar.gz

Then open the file manager goto the Downloads folder and right click on the file and "extract here". A folder with the same name will be created. If you want this folder in the original wallpapers folder you will need root privileges in order to move it there. (/usr/share/backgrounds/)

For terminal

Open a terminal (CTRL+ALT+T) and execute the following commands one by one

wget ""

tar xvzf ubuntu-wallpapers_13.04.0+13.10.20130924.1.orig.tar.gz

sudo mv ubuntu-wallpapers-13.04.0+13.10.20130924.1/ /usr/share/backgrounds/


You can locate and download the .deb package for an easy installation. The installation process it will install the wallpapers at the right directory.

wget "" 
sudo dpkg -i ubuntu-wallpapers-saucy_13.04.0%2B13.10.20130924.1-0ubuntu1_all.deb
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yeah it will do the work , but its the same as downloading it from internet , and manually moving those files in background through terminal, why "sudo apt-get install ubuntu-wallpapers-saucy" dont work. – Sushantp606 Nov 29 '13 at 11:13
it moved the files as you mentioned but i am not getting any of them in "change desktop background" – Sushantp606 Nov 29 '13 at 11:44
Have tried to install them with the alternative way ? (through the .deb package). I think you should move the files as files and not as an entire folder in order to see them in "change desktop background" – NikTh Nov 29 '13 at 21:07

Try this

sudo apt-get install ubuntu-wallpapers-saucy

I got it from here

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it says "E: Unable to locate package ubuntu-wallpapers-saucy" – Sushantp606 Nov 29 '13 at 10:27
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kwwii/ppa Do this before that. – Ruban Savvy Nov 29 '13 at 10:29
still same error.. – Sushantp606 Nov 29 '13 at 10:32
Why don't you download the images and set it up as background? – Ruban Savvy Nov 29 '13 at 10:35
As for I know in ubuntu repos changes more frequently so as to ensure Open source GPL. It might have removed for that reason. – Ruban Savvy Nov 29 '13 at 10:43

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