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A simple trick copy that pic to the background folder sudo cp somepic.jpg /usr/share/backgrounds/ Now the perfect solution: Make sure your wallpaper is readable by lightdm chmod 644 somepic.jpg Run this command: gsettings set com.canonical.unity-greeter draw-user-backgrounds true. This to enable unity-greeter background drawing if it's not Run ...


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I would suggest to upgrade kernel and your graphical stack to HWE of Ubuntu 14.04.2. Do it by running sudo apt-get install --install-recommends linux-generic-lts-utopic xserver-xorg-lts-utopic libqt5gui5 libgles1-mesa-lts-utopic libgles2-mesa-lts-utopic libgl1-mesa-glx-lts-utopic libgl1-mesa-glx-lts-utopic:i386 libglapi-mesa-lts-utopic:i386 ...


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In bash, the latest backround process' PID is stored in $!: nohup <command> & pid=$! To send a process a signal you can use kill: kill -<signal> <pid> Putting the pieces toghether, to start e.g. a background watch -n1 echo foo process and send it e.g. a SIGTERM signal later: nohup watch -n1 echo foo & pid=$! # ... kill -15 ...



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