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I'm not sure why Nautilus changes the background. Nemo comes packaged with Cinnamon, but since you installed on top of Ubuntu, Nautilus is left as the default application. As such, some applications will call to Nautilus instead of Nemo, e.g. opening the Download directory from Chrome. You can change your default file manager to Nemo by following: How to ...


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Apparently, that is not possible to do with a single tweak. I have been looking at the source code and nowhere I see an option of font color (see here for a list of all possible options). This could be easily added, and you can ask for this feature to the LightDM team joining the mailing list here. I strongly recommend that, as it would also help other users ...


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I fixed this issue using this command: gsettings set org.mate.background picture-filename /home/<username>/.SyncWall/dynamic_wallpaper0.png


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I'm not sure this constitutes an "answer" -- but in the midst of doing some routine work (Evince was the active program at that moment, but several others were also open), the problem cleared. I have now re-set the wallpaper back to the spanning "Urnersee Panorama" crop (noted in OP's question), and it is displaying in all its glory. So this is quite ...


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I had a relatively similar problem. FIRST: Make sure that in LightDM settings, you have checked "User Wallpaper if available" Then, SECOND: In my case, I think the problem was that I had encrypted my home folder (in which I had stored the custom wallpaper I wanted to be used as both the desktop wallpaper and the login-screen wallpaper. Obivously, the ...


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vlc does not work on either windows or Linux for the backdrop. The only thing it does is play full screen with no controls. It does NOT place the video in the background. I have been working with it for over two years and that is the best I can get out of it!


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The script below sets wallpaper A for Unity session and wallpaper B Gnome ( or for any other desktop environment that has nautilus file manager running ). Usage is simple. Provide two full paths to images. First image is for Unity, second for anything else. ./session_wallpapers.py /home/user/WALLPAPERS/image_A.png /home/user/WALLPAPERS/image_B.jpg ...



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