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Can't add new Live Wallpaper to Slidewall

I don't seem to have the "add" option on my Slidewall software for adding new Live wallpapers. Why is it happening? I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Please help!
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Change user wallpaper to default and block it

I am a root user and I want to set default wallpaper in another user and block it from being changed. How to do it via terminal?
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Issues changing lightdm unity-greeter background Ubuntu 12.04:

Following the guide at: How do I change the wallpaper in LightDM? I attempted to modify the background for the unity greeter. However, whenever I attempt to turn off dynamic switching: ...
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How to resize images for wallpaper?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I am trying to set a rotating picture of Earth as my wallpaper. I'm currently using "Scheduled Tasks" with this command: wget -O static.die.net/earth/mercator/1600.jpg \ ...
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I can't change the wallpaper in Ubuntu 12.04 64bits

I can't change the default wallpaper. When I right-click the desktop and open "Change Wallpaper" (actually I'm using it in spanish, so it says "Cambiar el fondo de escritorio") I can select other ...
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Different Background Per Workspace while retaining desktop icons

I'm trying to set a different background image per each workspace I have. I am aware that it is possible via Compiz in this thoroughly illustrative answer: Is it possible to have a different ...
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1answer
498 views

Lightdm-gtk-greeter's background wallpaper is distorted in Ubuntu 12.04 (How I can correct background wallpaper errors in “lightdm-gtk-greeter”?

Changed my settings into "lightdm-gtk-greeter" to be able to select different languages at login each time I wish. Everything is fine with my PC. It logins correctly after a while with an exception ...
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My Wallpaper changes when I restart?

I set a custom wallpaper background simply by right clicking on the image and selecting "set as background" but when I shut my computer off last night and turned it back on today, my desktop ...
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My desktop Wallpaper keeps Disappearing whenever i Log in.?

I m using ubuntu 12.04, gnome classic and whenever i log in my wallpaper disappears leaving only black screen I did visit this thread Why is my background image always disappearing when I log in? ...
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Wallpapers are not fully “zoomed” (awsetbg -f) in awesome

When I set my wallpaper in awesome using awsetbg -f and in the theme.lua, most wallpapers are not "zoomed" (as if you were to set a wallpaper and make it zoomed, tiled, etc.). It is shown as tiled. I ...
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Background setting - cropping options

When setting a wallpaper you can choose from tile, zoom, center, scale, fill or span options. What do they mean? How scale option is different from zoom and span? I can't see the difference on any of ...
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Login Wallpaper Spanning Dual Monitors in 12.04

Is there a way to make the background on the login screen span dual monitors rather than being mirrored? I know it's possible for the actual wallpaper when you're logged in but can't find an option ...
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Java application as background/wallpaper

Is there any way to set an application as a wallpaper? Let's say, I've got this program: http://en.alife.pl/predators-and-prey-the-Lotka-Volterra-model and I'd like to set this as my desktop's ...
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Which is the best place to get live wallpapers for compiz?

I checked on Askubuntu for links to sites offering live wallpapers but got none. Gnome-art doesn't seem to have any (or for that matter I haven't been able to locate them). Where will I get good free ...
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Can I make the lock screen image span two monitors?

I've got my desktop background spanning two displays, and I want the lock screen to show the same thing. Can I set the lock screen to span just like the desktop?
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xubuntu 12.04 can't change desktop background/wallpaper permanently

If I change the desktop background (wallpaper) via right-click on desktop => desktop settings => single image, and select another background image from the list, or add a photo of my own (via the "+" ...
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12.04 lock screen wont change to my wallpaper [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does LightDM only show a custom wallpaper on the login screen if I have selected one of the default wallpapers? I did a fresh installation of Ubuntu 12.04.1, ...
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How to change login wallpaper? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change the wallpaper in LightDM? So, say my wallpaper is a picture of my family or something, or a picture of a flower. But, when I log in, I don't want my ...
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Wallpaper only shows up after booting from USB

After I boot my PC with Ubuntu 12.04 from USB drive, it only shows the wallpaper. I'm able to access the terminal, and the system files through making a folder. I tried doing the unity --reset but ...
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457 views

Where are the login screen images stored on the HD

I'm in ubuntu 12.04 using two monitors. In the login screen in one monitor I have the purple background with the usernames list and the password text field. In the second monitor I have a version of ...
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How do I set my wallpaper to auto-change periodically? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I create a desktop wallpaper slideshow? How to get desktop background picture changed periodically? How can I set wallpaper to change every 5 minutes or so? ...
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1answer
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Installing live wallpapers Ubuntu 12.04

How can I use live wall papers with Ubuntu 12.04 like android
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1answer
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Compiz live wallpaper plug-ins, where and how for 12.04

I have been looking on a few sites at live wallpaper plug-ins for compiz, but am un able to find a good tutorial for installation, many are very old, or a good list of known plug-ins. Has any one ...
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143 views

Allow a program to edit the current wallpaper

is there a way to allow a wine-based program to edit the actual Ubuntu wallpaper? I want to use a calender printing the dates on the wallpaper. It works for windows but I cannot set the changes for ...
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Wallpaper change [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit. My problem is when I select a desktop background, the desktop doesn't update with the new wallpaper. I am unaware of what might be the error. For more clarification ...
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Why opening Ubuntu's default wallpaper (warty-final-ubuntu.png) in Image Viewer always fails?

Everytime I try to open Ubuntu (any version, since from 8.04 with which I started) default wallpaper, named "warty-final-ubuntu.png", I get the following error. I have also reported bug for the ...
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How to restore lightdm guest's wallpaper?

Recently I played a bit on changing lightdm wallpaper... Actually LightDM shows the user wallpaper but not the default guest wallpaper (instead it shows a uniform purple background for guest account). ...
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501 views

Wallpapers of only some users being dynamically loaded in LightDM

As this answer explains: Ubuntu 12.04 Unity greeter has introduced selected user dynamic background, that means that when selecting a user from the available users list the background will change ...
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3answers
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Unity greeter background not changing for users automatically after upgrade

I have recently upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04. Normal upgrade, no new installation. In 11.10 I was using Simple LightDM Manager tool to set a custom wallpaper on the login screen. This tool ...
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how to set different wallpapers in ubuntu workspaces [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to have a different background for each workspace? I'm having an issues trying to customize ubuntu workspaces in the gnome environment. Assuming the ...
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2answers
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How to disable changing desktop background (wallpapers) automatically in Ubuntu 12.04?

After I upgraded to the Ubuntu 12.04, it seems if I want a wallpaper, the only option is the default one, and the desktop background (wallpapers) would be changed throughout the day (once per hour). ...
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Missing Features in Ubuntu 12.04

I have recently upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04, and 2 new features that I have seen advertised on various websites are not on my version: Individual wallpapers on login screen Privacy options in ...
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1answer
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How do I change the background image on the “Try Ubuntu” screen?

When customizing a live CD, how do I change the background image that's displayed behind the "Install" window?
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421 views

Unity-Greeter not showing personal wallpaper [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I add customized wallpapers so they appear in the dynamic unity greeter? I did a fresh install of ubuntu 12.04 64bit and for some reason my personal wallpaper is ...
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102 views

Can you set a visualization as a desktop background? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do i set a VLC instance to run as a Live Wallpaper Using Unity, is there a way to set a music/sound visualiser as wallpaper? I know that it can be done on Android, ...
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1answer
2k views

Is there a way to disable changing the background in GNOME?

I am setting up Ubuntu 12.04 with Gnome3 for a computer lab. I don't want the users to be able to change the background of the computer. Is there a way to prevent this? Or to revert the background ...
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How can I programmatically refresh the wallpaper?

I want to be able to choose one image file as my wallpaper and then overwrite that file to change the image that's displayed on the desktop background. Currently, the displayed wallpaper doesn't ...