I am currently running Ubuntu 11.10 running Gnome 3/ Gnome shell. I love the new Ubuntu desktop backgrounds, especially the one that changes periodically. However, that angular cat graphic drives me nuts. I've deleted it on other systems and it breaks the slideshow.

Is there a safe way to edit that rotation so I can get rid of the cat without disabling the slides?

  • I've found variety is a great package to handle dynamic wallpapers too. – user101289 Mar 5 '13 at 18:56

--After installing wallch (from the software centre) you can safely remove the offending wallpaper.

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Wallch PPA Gnome3

Wallch PPA Gnome2

Linked Question:

  1. How do I create a desktop wallpaper slideshow?

You can edit /usr/share/backgrounds/contest/background-1.xml file with gksudo gedit /usr/share/backgrounds/contest/background-1.xml and replace the entries that read /usr/share/backgrounds/Stalking_Ocelot_by_Sayantan_Chaudhuri.jpg with the path to a wallpaper that's something more pleasant to you.

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