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I have Ubuntu 13.10 32 bit. When I set desktop icons false, I can not change wallpaper.

gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.background show-desktop-icons false

When It boots up I meet a black desktop. I used to apply the same setting in Ubuntu 13.04 without any problem.

Which settings do I miss to do what I want?

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Use this in terminal:

gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.background active true

A site:

Or reset your gnome desktop. Hope this helps.

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Yes, I forgot that I played with that setting when I got invisible mouse. – kenn May 7 '14 at 16:36

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