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How do I create a package that contains pictures that copy themselves directly to the "Backgrounds" folder?

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Backgrounds are stored in /usr/share/backgrounds/

There is a packaging guide on: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/PackagingGuide/Basic

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Every time I got to copy something to the Backgrounds folder, it denies me access to. –  Jebeld17 Oct 25 '11 at 4:43

You might want to take a look at other artwork packages.

To do so, use apt-get source PACKAGE

Then it should show you how it puts the backgrounds into the backgrounds folder.

For example: apt-get source blubuntu-look

You will need dpkg-dev installed, but this should hopefully provide you with enough information to get a wallpaper package built.

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