If I changed my desktop background picture, that picture would also be set to login screen. Now it's not working. Whatever I change, login background is the same picture (Ubuntu's default picture) How can I make it work?


This question has been answered multiple times, here is an appropriate link.

On your behalf I have tried all answers in this thread on Ubuntu 16.10 and I have only had success with one. Unfortunately it's the ugly one.

Firstly, make sure the picture you want to use is in .png format, then open your terminal:

cd /usr/share/backgrounds
sudo cp /directory/path/to/my/picture /usr/share/backgrounds
sudo mv warty-final-ubuntu.png warty-final-ubuntu2.png
sudo mv 'my-picture-name.png' warty-final-ubuntu.png

Then log out to see your new login wallpaper.

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