I am using Ubuntu 14 Unity. I am unable to change my wallpaper from the terminal. Instead of the wallpaper the lock screen pic is changed. I typed this in the terminal by referring this link

gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.background picture-uri 'file:///home/prasad/Pictures/Wallpapers/cry.jpg'

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    Did you try to log out / in? When I try, it works perfectly. – Jacob Vlijm Jun 1 '14 at 12:33
  • You mean that after login / out it works? – Jacob Vlijm Jun 1 '14 at 14:17
  • yes it does. weird but effective solution. – user222368 Jun 1 '14 at 14:19
  • Now that is a nice solution ;) – Jacob Vlijm Jun 1 '14 at 14:19

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