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How can I run a custom script on /usr/bin/ via cronjob?

First of all: This is not a duplicated of Cronjobs made via cronjob not working which seems to be fixed by simply giving execution permissions to the script and/or adding the #!/bin/bash at the ...
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How to find a certain wallpaper

I am looking for one specific wallpaper that I'm sure is from either Ubuntu (Wily/Unity) or Enlightenment (e20). I've had this combination of Ubuntu/e20 for about half a year before switching to ...
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Get good wallpaper transition effects?

I was just wondering if there is any way to configure the transition effects used when changing wallpaper in wallpaper slideshow. When I created a slideshow using Shotwell, there were no slideshow ...
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Changing Wallpaper crashes desktop

Recently (might have something to do with lightdm), when trying to change my wallpaper (either manually or through an automated one like Variety) my desktop seems to crash to where I can't click on ...
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Why does every 4k wallpaper get lower resolution after logging in?

So I have a 4k screen, and when I set a 4k wallpaper it seems to be a lower resolution Full HD maybe. This is especially noticeable when I come to the login screen it's crystal clear 4k, and then ...
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Scrolling Wallpaper - Gnome Desktop

I want an image on my desktop (Lets say Yoshi's Island 1) to scroll and loop, and maybe every x seconds it will fade to another scrolling image. I know that Adwaita has an XML to do fading on images ...
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Change wallpaper by current time

While customizing my Ubuntu I thought to have two wallpapers, one for the day/afternoon and one for evening/night. Is it possible to change the wallpaper basing myself to the current time? If so, how ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 - How to install live wallpaper

How do I download live wallpapers on my new ubuntu 15.10 machine? sudo apt-get install livewallpaper Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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How to get the Ubuntu wallpapers on Ubuntu GNOME?

I am currently running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18, and although those who maintain GNOME for Ubuntu claim that they do update the wallpapers every new release, either it's not updating, or it ...
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Lightdm doesn't show wallpaper/background and colors are wrong

The symptoms of the problem are that only default Ubuntu wallpaper is shown in the login screen, the password field, host name (in the top left corner) and menu (in the top right corner) have an ugly ...
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Is there a per user wallpaper folder?

I have found that most of the system-wide folders and configurations have a per-user counterpart. Can someone advise me if this also goes for the wallpapers. Examples are: Name ...
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Solution for auto wallpaper change? [duplicate]

We had an Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop, dist-upgrade, we now have 14.04. Everything is ok, except the "wallch" software, that crashes and makes very bad things to the Desktop (change keyboard language to ...
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Set wallpaper in nemo file manager

I replaced nautilus with nemo file manager, i like nemo much more, but i dont know how to set wallpaper in nemo. If i go to images and right click on image, then select "Set as wallpaper" nothing ...
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Looking for Ubuntu Wily Werewolf's icon/insignia/clipart

I'm not finding a wallpaper that I like. I would like a wallpaper image with a purple-ish background (like the official wallpaper) and with the werewolf's head on it (the same one displayed during ...
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UbuntuStudio refuses to allow any other wallpaper / background folder besides its own?

The following problem has persisted since at least Ubuntu Studio 14.04... I want to use a folder of my own wallpaper images, as I do on other flavors of Ubuntu Linux (normally, the folder I use is in ...
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lightdm: part of screen is missing

I have a problem with my pc that whenever lightdm comes up, one side of the screen is missing. I though it was the resolution of the image and it does not scale properly to the screen so I spent ...
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Unity Greeter Background NOT Changing!

So ever since I upgraded to 15.04 from 14.04.. The unity greeter started using the wallpaper from my unity desktop as its background.. I have tried using ubuntu tweak but it blinks my custom ...
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I need wallpapers from a newer release!

I am running ubuntu 14.04 on an HP Compaq 6715b with an AMD Turion x2. I want the wallpapers from 15.04 and 15.10. How do I get the wallpapers into the computer wallpaper folder (usr/doc)?
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Sorting Images in Ubuntu Directories by Tag/Keyword

I've looked up various jpg metadata editing tools like exiftool but none of what I found is a solution to what I want to do. I have a single directory of 2000+ wallpapers that in Windows file explorer ...
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My wallpaper isn't changing in Ubuntu 15.04?

I'm new to linux OS. I tried changing my wallpaper using right click>change desktop background but there are no changes after selecting any wallpaper,it's the same orange background! please tell ...
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Error Minimize Window After Try Love Wallpaper HD

Sorry if the same question is already answered. I have tried to search, but I don't get the same problem. I just tried to use love wallpaper HD via Ubuntu Tweak. I selected one picture and ...
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Vertical images in any desktop wallpaper slideshow

I tried to make a desktop wallpaper slideshow with some applications: Shotwell, wallch, variety and slidewall. I have the same problem with all of them, the vertical images are shown in horitzontal ...
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How do I hide the Systemname on the Wallpaper

So how do I hide the system-name on my Desktop? I made the top bar translucent, but now its difficult to read the window texts, because the system-name is exactly behind them.
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Wallpaper problem in ubuntu 15.04

If i set my photos as wallpaper, it disappear and autometically default wallpaper is set when i do restart/shutdown.How can i set my photos as wallpaper which remain unchanged after restart/shutdown.I ...
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due to lightdm-gtk-greeter's broken permissions, user wallpaper is not shown

I am on Ubuntu 14.04.03 32 bit platform. The day before while installing udev from source it messed up permissions in my system. I fixed some of the permissions and I managed to login. I noticed that ...
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How is the default auto-switching wallpaper in Unity made? (15.10)

You all know, when you go to System Settings > Appearance and look at the available background images, this looks like the screenshot below: The third background icon has a clock symbol on it and ...
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How to recover the background, or wallpaper, folder?

I use Lubuntu 15.10 (upgraded from 15.04). Because some reason, I don't have the wallpaper, or background, folders to the desktop, now. There is no any folder with that names on my PC. How can I ...
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“Set as wallpaper” also creates a copy of the image

Every time I try to set an image as wallpaper (right-click on Nautilus and "Set as Wallpaper"), I also get a copy of the image in the same directory (like "Image (copy)"). Why does this happen and how ...
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Ubuntu has black stripes and white stripes all over the place

I have an old PC, I just switched my harddrive and I see black stripes on the left side of the monitor, my wallpaper has white stripes all over it, scrambled. Terminal and other applications text are ...
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Wallpaper goes crazy after login Xubuntu 15.04

After upgrading from Xubuntu 14.10 to Xubuntu 15.04, I have ahd a major wallpaper issue. After every login it becomes weird. It has some little lines and a big black lane at the center-right of the ...
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Pantheon on Ubuntu 15.10: Broken titlebar

I didn't find an answer to my situation so here it goes! I tried to install Pantheon using the official Daily, Testing and Pantches ppa (they support ubuntu 15.10 btw), installed elementary-desktop, ...
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Ubuntu Image Background breaking after build LiveCD

i'm build a customization Ubuntu using UCK (https://launchpad.net/uck) and using a Image of Ubuntu 14.04.3. The thing is, i replace the background warty-final-ubuntu.png in /usr/share/backgrounds for ...
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How can I set the live stream from ISS HD Earth View as my desktop background?

I would like to display the High Definition Earth-Viewing System (HDEV) Live stream from International Space Station as a desktop background on Ubuntu 15.04 Related questions: How can I set the ...
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Using a Video file as an Wallpaper [duplicate]

I'm currently runing Ubuntu 15.04, and I would love to be able to put a video file (currently in webm format, but can be converted if neccesary) as my wallpaper. I am in love with the DreamScene ...
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How to autostart nitrogen on boot

I am using nitrogen to span my wallpaper over dual monitors. When I boot, however, I have to manually open nitrogen to change my wallpaper again. How can I add this as a startup application and ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 looks like 14 with problems

Recently I tried to upgrade from ubuntu 14.04 to 15. The upgrade completed, but it seems all I got was a black wallpaper. Software updater says the update diddn't complete, so it recommends I do a ...
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xubuntu 14.04 - when login icons and wallpaper dissapears [solved]

Xubuntu 14.04 - When user loggin in then sometimes his desktop settings such as icons and wallpaper doesn't display, and wallpaper becomes returned to default and also right mouse click shows not the ...
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No background photo in desktop workspace in ubuntu 14.04

My workspace background in the ubuntu 14.04 desktop is black. Any attempt to change the wallpaper results only in changing the wallpaper on my login screen. I evidently caused this when I tried to ...
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Distorted wallpaper upon login after updating to 15.04

After I upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04 now whenever I log in, My wallpaper becomes distorted and a series of black and white hyphen-like bars appear vertically on the right edge of the screen. This is ...
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Set lightdm/login to default

I tried setting the login screen background to my wallpaper, and this works for locking once I'm signed in, but when I boot up I just get a solid color purple screen, and it totally glitches when I ...
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Now that `/usr/share/backgrounds/warty-final-ubuntu.png` has changed, where is the solid purple background screen file stored?

Now that /usr/share/backgrounds/warty-final-ubuntu.png has changed, where is the solid purple background screen file stored? /usr/share/backgrounds/warty-final-ubuntu.png is the default background, ...
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Gnome3 no more wallpaper and windows leave drag traces

Yesterday right after I rebooted my computer Gnome started to behave weirdly. There is no more wallpaper (black instead) and when I move windows the image of previous positions stays underneath. Here ...
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14.04 crash - blank desktop icons, toolbar icons and menu icons, no desktop button on login

I work with Linux professionally, but the desktop is not something I know much about; thus the call for help from those more knowledgeable than myself. This is a new install (8 months ago) of 14.04 ...
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Blurry wallpapers, no matter the resolution

So I've simply been trying to set a new desktop wallpaper, but no matter how high the resolution of the images I use (I've even tried using images up to a resolution of 70MP) the images still appear ...
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Unity greeter wallpaper change every minute

I have script that changes Unity Greeter wallpaper location every minut, but problem is that it doesn't show new wallpaper unless i login in to any user account and switch back to Login screen ...
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Automatically change Ubuntu wallpaper at a certain hour

So I am using Ubuntu and I have encountered many softwares and workarounds for changing wallpapers automatically, BUT, it all pertains to time intervals and what I want is by certain time period. ...
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Adding Wallpapers to Lubuntu (15.04)

How do I add wallpapers in Lubuntu 15.04? I've tried changing the permissions, but am not allowed (only root owner) Thanks
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Lubuntu resetting wallpaper and icon placement

Every time I log off my wallpaper and icons get reset. I tried deleting my lxsession folder as it says here since it seemed like a similar problem but no luck. Blank desktop after upgrading lubuntu to ...
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Can't change wallpaper from terminal

I tried all the other solutions to this question. Every time I edit my settings in dconf as root, they are overriden by something. The same goes for when I edit my user file in ...
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how to change ubuntu 15.04 lightdm greeter wallpaper size?

i was wondering if i can change the size of the background i have selected in lightdm.conf after installing lightdm-gtk-greeter sudo apt-get install lightdm-gtk-greeter then editing the ...