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What Licenses am I allowed to use when selling Ubuntu wallpapers?

I am making Debian packages containing wallpapers that I want to sell through Canonical (https://myapps.developer.ubuntu.com/dev/). Canonical does not (that I have found) list allowed licenses for ...
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wallpaper refresh

I have this simple script, take a look at it please: #!/bin/bash cd ~/earthwallpaper/ while [ 1 ]; do COUNTER=0 while [ $COUNTER -lt 60 ]; do wget ...
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Where can I download the default wallpaper of Ubuntu 13.04?

Where can I download the default wallpaper of Ubuntu 13.04 from an official source? I can download all the other wallpapers that come along with it by either going to Launchpad or installing the ...
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I want to delete warty-final-ubuntu.png

I've seen many stuff here about it but all I want to do is delete this big 2 MB image which loads everytime my Ubuntu boots. As the general law says these things slows down the system. On boot it ...
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Startup Screen stuck after login done

Its a very new install of Raring (Ubuntu 13). My only OS on a HP dv2600 laptop with 2Gb RAM & 160Gb HDD. My Login screen is stuck after the login is done. Its like it freezes after the login. It ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 doesn't work very well after wallpaper change [closed]

I made a wallpaper and added it to my desktop, but when I minimize a window, it just stops working. After I rebooted and logged in, this happened: And now if I minimize something again, the ...
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Ubuntu desktop background?

I run Ubuntu 12.04 64bit on both my Laptop and my Desktop. I use the same desktop background (and same file format) on both computers. When I power up my laptop it brings up the user login screen, ...
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Some Thing Has Screwed Up My Desktop in 13.04 [on hold]

Okay, Some thing or some app has screwed up my desktop... What Happens After Login is seen in the pic bellow - the login boxes stay as well as the dots OR a complete black screen comes up. And ...
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Problem after Logging screen. Ubuntu 13.04

I have some problem with my Ubuntu 13.04, after installing it with Oracle VM Virtual Box. So, after I have installed it, I reboot my virtual machine, and I saw the Log - in screen. But when I typed ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 stuck on the home screen and not able to display any wallpapers and have problem closing down the appplications

I upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10 then on the same day to 13.04. The up-gradation happened successfully from 12.04 to 12.10 but while from 12.10 to 13.04 everything happened fine until the system got ...
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Wallpaper goes back to default after restarting the computer

I'm new to Ubuntu,installed it a few days ago after a friend recommended it to me.So far so good,I like it and everything is fine with it,except for one problem.It isn't a major problem,but I'd be ...
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Downgraded Nautilus to 3.4, Wallpaper in Greeter won't update

I did some research and it says the /var/lib/AccountsService/user/ is updated by Nautilus instead of gnome-settings. I recently downgraded to Nautilus 3.4 instead of 3.6, and it is no longer doing ...
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How To Set Default Wallpaper As Login Screen Wallpaper [Automatically]?

I`m Unable To Set The Login Screen Wallpaper Of My Custom Wallpaper Is There Any Working Tool Which Changes Easily Without Any Bugs
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Nautilus-Wallpaper save path

When using the nautilus-wallpaper extension the image saves to my home folder. I know it's a bit OCD but I'd prefer a new selection to instead save directly to a folder of my choice. How could I go ...
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Ubuntur 12.04 - Background Wallpaper shows portrait photo in landscape orientation

I want to have some portrait-oriented (longer vertical than horizontal dimensions) jpg files for my wallpaper, but they keep being displayed in landscape-orientation (rotated anti-clockwise 90deg). ...
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How to enable auto change wallpaper in unity in ubuntu 13.04? [duplicate]

I am unable to find any feature to make the desktop wallpaper autochange after an interval. If there is, please let me know. If not, then is there any app for the same?
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No wallpaper after update

I updated the system from the software updater and it required restart , after the laptop restarting no wallpaper on the desktop even if i changed it like below any help ??
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How to set Desktop to show files and folders from different directory?

Currently, when all windows are minimized and closed, the desktop will show files and folders located in /home/user/Desktop. I want to change this behavior and have my home folder be displayed for ...
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Different wallpapers for each workspace in Ubuntu 13.04. Fusion extra's not available. Is there another fix? [duplicate]

I have been looking everywhere for an answer to my question. Tries just about every guide there is and went through all of the ubuntu forums. This is not a duplicate question as the answers to the ...
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Logon wallpaper differs from user wallpaper [duplicate]

Since I changed my wallpaper, I noticed that the logon screen didn't update. It still uses the wallpaper before I updated it. This is in Ubuntu 13.04. Anywone any suggestions? I have been playing ...
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Replacing Nautilus with Nemo: wallpaper problems

I have installed Nemo from the Cinnamon PPA and used the instructions here to set it as the default file manager on my system (Ubuntu Raring). It works perfectly, but causes a strange issue with the ...
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I don't see my Ubuntu's wallpaper

I can't see my wallpaper I updated Nautillus and BAM! I change it alot of times and Still can't see it, everything works correctly only this bothers me a little please help (Sorry about my englis I'm ...
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My wallpaper cannot be changed and my ubuntu tweak cannot launch even after an ugrade

I was previously using ubuntu version 12.10 and I recently upgraded to version 13.04. Everything was working fine until I updated. Immediately after the update, my wallpaper cannot seen on screen ...
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Settings always change

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. All settings goes to default settings, whenever I shutdown. If i set the wallpaper, It change again to purple color, and if I set the volume also to maximum it always ...
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Desktop icons disappear when using wallpaper plugin

When I enable wallpaper compiz plugin all icons disappear from desktop. How can I fix that?
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Avoid stretching with draw-user-backgrounds / dynamic image? (xubuntu)

The lightdm draw-user-backgrounds method stretches my wallpaper so it looks really ugly. Currently my hack is to set my wallpaper centered, then grab a screenshot, blank out desktop icons in GIMP, and ...
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No wallpaper Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

After upgrading my system (ubuntu 13.04 64bit) and restart the computer, my desktop wallpaper ran out, only appears a white background, someone could help me with this?
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Ubuntu 13.04 unable to change background images in user mode

I just upgraded to 13.04 this morning. When I signed in for the first time the original background I had used from 12.10 was there but was tiled. So I went to settings appearance and changed the way ...
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Background lag in ubuntu 13.04

I have some lag when i turn off icons from desktop. When I logging i have no wallpaper on background. Instead of wallpaper i have freezed logging screen. And the unity (or maybe compiz) freezes for a ...
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Change wallpaper when changing screen resolution

I often have to plug external monitors or beamers into my laptop. They almost always have a different resolution than my internal monitor. My wallpaper only really looks good on this single ...
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Black Home Screen

When I boot up sometimes I get a black screen with just a mouse. So to solve that I hit Ctrl-alt-f5 to go to tty5. I then run the command unity which gives me the unity bar, but it still has a black ...
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No wallpaper after installing Gnome Shell [13.04] [duplicate]

After installing Gnome Shell 3.8, my wallpaper disapear and I see only white space on desktop. After nautilus -q white turn into black, but I still can't see picture (Picture is set correctly, because ...
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Wallpaper doesn't appear [duplicate]

After I upgraded Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04, the wallpaper doesn't appear anymore. In instead, apeears a blank image. I already tried to change, but nothing happens. Also, I already tried in Gnome 3 and ...
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Run Wallch in background

New to the Ubuntu scene. Is it possible to get Wallch to run in the background? Because when I'm running Wallch right now I have to start it up then bar it and leave it running for the time I'm on the ...
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How do I enable the user dynamic wallpaper in the login screen of Ubuntu 13.04?

Ubuntu 12.04 Unity greeter had introduced the selected user dynamic wallpaper which allowed, when selecting a user from the available users list in the login screen, the wallpaper to change to reflect ...
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White wallpaper after 13.04 upgrade [duplicate]

I recently upgraded to 13.04 but now my wallpaper is missing, I only have a white background although everything seems to be working (icons, etc.). I tried to change the "Have file manager handle the ...
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“Change wallpaper” option doesn't work

I have installed Ubuntu-GNOME then installed Unity desktop and I can't change my wallpaper! When I click on the option, the one thing that appears is the system settings window, without the option to ...
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Can't change xubuntu desktop background

I recently installed the xubuntu-desktop over Ubuntu 12.10. I'm trying set my wallpaper to change every 5 minutes, but it doesn't seem to be working. In desktop settings, I have it set to image list, ...
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Enable desktop wallpaper change with elapsed time [duplicate]

Is there a way to randomise the ubuntu desktop wallpaper with time for each displayed wallpaper. This will randomly select a wallpaper from the pictures folder and display it for the specified time ...
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Only the wallpaper and cursor show on Ubuntu 12.04

I tried to make some effects but now I can ONLY see a wallpaper and cursor, nothing else. I can normally use right click button also, but it doesn't work either.
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Problem with background on Ubuntu 13.04? [closed]

I have a problem with Ubuntu 13.04, there is no wallpaper except a white one . I tried to change it but it didn't change. Any suggestions?
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How can I use custom wallpapers for the login screen?

I recently Installed 12.10 version and I loved it! But the there's something weird with Wallpapers. As long as I use a wallpaper from the /usr/share/backgrounds folder (I use the "appearance" dialog ...
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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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Wallpaper settings via nitrogren are lost after rebooting?

I use nitrogen to set a different wallpaper for each monitor. It requires disabling of the Nautilus desktop, but works great. Until I reboot...at which point the settings are lost and I go back to ...
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Where are the Unity desktop wallpapers located?

Yes, before I ask this question I searched for a solution here and could not find a real answer. Thank you. Please see the picture below:
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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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Can change background only from Gnome, not from Unity

I just upgraded my Ubuntu from 12.04 to 12.10 and I see when I right click on the desktop and click on change desktop background, all I get is the system settings dialogue and not the change desktop ...
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Why can't I change the wallpaper in Gnome Shell and Unity?

I've just installed Gnome Shell and changed the theme and so on; but I can't change the wallpaper. I'm using the Gnome Control Center to change the wallpaper but it doesn't work even if i ...
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Can I use compiz wallpapers and still show my icons? [duplicate]

Wondering if there is a way to have my multiple wallpapers through compiz and have icons. When you use wallpapers for compiz it hides the icons. Is there a way I can get them to show up?
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Unable to apply wallpapers

We are unable to apply wallpapers, we are getting the following error. How do i fix it?? Error: Error setting value: Can't overwrite existing read-only value: Value for ...