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This is not a wallpaper, but the result of a minor graphics driver bug/incompatibility. You could try another driver if it is available for your graphics card and if you find it annoying (check software center > Edit > Software Sources, choose the Additional Drivers tab to see if there are other drivers available).
The picture in question has an embedded color profile which can only be displayed by certain programs; Nautilus, which draws the desktop background, cannot. To be able to use the image as a desktop background, it needs to be converted. The easiest way is to use Image Viewer to save the file as a .png. Open the file, then go to File -> Save As... Then ...
Goto System settings -> Appearance there you can see option to zoom or scale or fill your wallpaper.
It seems the wallpaper mode is setup to keep proportions. If the wallpaper image you have does not match the resolution of your desktop, then such black borders appear. You can try the following to make any wallpaper fullscreen: In kubuntu, right click on desktop and select "Default desktop properties". In the dialog that opens, on the right side, select ...
feh, an imlib2 based image viewer is a very flexible, efficient and and powerful X11 image viewer aimed mostly at console users. "Unlike most other viewers, it does not have a fancy GUI, but simply displays images. It is controlled via commandline arguments and configurable key/mouse actions." I'm doing randomized slideshows of a set of many thousands of ...
reset the unity $ unity-reset $ setsid unity if that didnt workout try to re-install the unity & the desktop $ sudo apt-get autoremove ubuntu-desktop $ sudo apt-get autoremove unity $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install unity $ sudo apt-get install unity-2d $ sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop $ sudo shutdown -r
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