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You could add the following two entries in your .xprofile file. At a terminal type: gedit $HOME/.xprofile and add the following lines: gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.background show-desktop-icons false gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.background show-desktop-icons true and then make the file executable chmod +x $HOME/.xprofile This will disable and ...


One possibility is that you've previously set a wallpaper using Ubuntu Tweak, with its Tweaks > Desktop > Love Wallpapers HD option. If that's the case, the Activities Overview wallpaper is located in .config/ubuntu-tweak and will be called lovewallpaper.jpg... You can safely remove this file.


Having different wallpapers on different workspaces without using ccsm The script below does not use compiz settings manager, but it assumes: python3 is installed (if not let me know) wmctrl is installed (to fetch the data on the workspaces). You might need to install it: sudo apt-get install wmctrl It works no matter the number of workspaces; it ...


Stardict used to do this, but hasn't been developed in years. Maybe one of these will work, they mostly seem to require internet access, though.: http://alternativeto.net/software/stardict/


The script below watches a textfile that you can edit. If the file is changed, it will create a new layer over your wallpaper with the text of the file. Options you can define: text size text color number of columns (max) number of lines per column border width (around the text blocks) How to use The script uses Imagemagick, you might have to install ...

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