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This is not a bug. The menu is for you to select a folder. Not a single file. You select the folder and when you click on Open, thumbnails of the images in that folder are created in the left window. You can then select any thumbnail you like and it automatically becomes the background image.


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They are not stored as file anywhere. They're defined in dconf database. Specifically these schemas: /org/gnome/desktop/background/color-shading-type /org/gnome/desktop/background/secondary-color /org/gnome/desktop/background/primary-color If you run in terminal dconf watch / and then change to vertical gradient, and then change one of the colors, you ...


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Go to google images Type the name of your favorite image ---> click search ---> click search tools ---> click size ---> click exact size In the new window that opens type the exact size of your monitor ---> Click go In the search result that appears download your favorite one By default it gets saved to Pictures folder Open terminal and type sudo ...


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There is the option to try reinstalling Ubuntu all over again. From the comments & answers there are a number of things that are going wrong. Compiz is complaining and giving you a blank desktop & you don't have an internet connection which would be needed to reinstall compiz for example. Being able to update & reinstall packages is in most of ...


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so you have access to terminal, and you all ready do apt-get update,apt-get upgrade type compiz in terminal to start it, then type unity.. if that not give you graphical desktop, type reboot,and when computer do rebooting,press and keep left shift button on keyboard to enter in recovery mode.. from there chose 1st to enable networking,and be sure that cable ...


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Have you tried reinstalling unity? That is the main Ubuntu UI program. If that is unsuccessful, try doing sudo apt-get purge compiz && sudo apt-get install compiz


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Silencing boot messages You should be able to achieve this with the kernel parameter loglevel= or quiet loglevel= All Kernel Messages with a loglevel smaller than the console loglevel will be printed to the console. It can also be changed with klogd or other programs. The loglevels are defined as ...


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well those didnt work so i'll answer it for others. :) yesterday in order to get folders to reside on desktop i had to unlock and enable folders, so in order to change wallpaper today i had to right click on destop and way at bottom there was "folder view settings" and there it was, wallpapers. thans. dan


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This isn't the best solution to the problem, but it is a workaround for now. This is limited to the actual resolution of your monitor. You can use ccsm (CompizConfig Settings Manager) to setup their "Enhanced Zoom Desktop" feature, which allows you to zoom in on the mouse position with a keyboard combination of your choosing: Install ccsm with: sudo apt-...


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sudo cp your_wallpaper.jpg /usr/share/backgrounds/ sudo chmod 644 /usr/share/backgrounds/your_wallpaper.jpg sudo nano /usr/share/gnome-background-properties/trusty-wallpapers.xml Go to the bottom of the file and above the last </wallpapers> tag, copy the text: <wallpaper> <name>Name_of_your_wallpaper</name> <filename&...


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@Timo above described the way of getting it in GNOME and Unity, here is how in Xfce. import subprocess xfce_wall_cmd = subprocess.Popen('xfconf-query -c xfce4-desktop -p /backdrop/screen0/monitor0/workspace0/last-image', shell=True, stdout=subprocess.PIPE) xfce_wall, xfce_wall_errs = xfce_wall_cmd.communicate() xfce_wall = xfce_wall.decode('utf-8')....


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This should do it: #!/usr/bin/env python3 # -*- coding: utf-8 -*- import random from PIL import Image from gi.repository import Gio def get_wallpaper_uri(): settings = Gio.Settings.new("org.gnome.desktop.background") uri = settings.get_string("picture-uri") return uri def uri_to_path(uri): return uri.lstrip("file:") def ...



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