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For me this is working like a charm. mplayer -rootwin video.ogv
You can find a compressed folder with all of the Ubuntu 15.04 wallpapers here.
Try this hack I had to do in order to change Ubuntu MATE lockscreen. locate the image which is set as your background (somewhere in /usr/share/backgrounds/) rename your desired picture, so the name is the same, as of the image located in /usr/share/backgrounds/ rename original picture in /usr/share/backgrounds/ to "picturebackup" or whatever you want copy ...
I don't see why not. You'll need sudo to put the image into /usr/share/lubuntu/wallpapers. But that's about it. Then you should see the new wallpaper as a choice when you next open Customize Look and Feel in Menu > Preferences.
OPs answer: I fixed it. I ran chmod 755 /usr && chmod 755 /usr/bin (as root). Thanks Tim, even though you didn't tell me how to fix it you told me that /usr and /usr/bin were set to permission 744.
install gnome-tweak-tool: sudo apt-get install gnome-tweak-tool select desktop, and toggle "show icons on desktop" to the off position.
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