__/ [graham] on Friday 02 September 2005 09:42 \__
> On Fri, 02 Sep 2005 06:21:25 +0100, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> __/ [John Bailo] on Thursday 01 September 2005 21:47 \__
>>> I got to Desktop, pick Download wallpapers.
>>> I download it, it has a check box.
>>> But how do I actually /make/ it my wallpaper...it doesn't show in the
>>> dropdown list???
>> If you are using KDE as your window manager, have your mouse pointer
>> hover over some empty space in the Desktop, right-click it (right-handed
>> mouse assumed), select "Configure Desktop", Background along the
>> left-hand side, select the horizontal tab called "Wallpaper", then
>> "Browse..." along the bottom. Select the wallpaper from the location
>> where it was saved. It will often be /home/YOUR_USERNAME/ by default. If
>> you are not sure what this location actually is, have a look at the
>> application (browser?) that you used for downloading the wallpaper image.
>> Hope it helps,
> 'Download Wallpapers' usually go in ~/.kde/share/wallpapers/
> I would have expected it to appear in the drop down list as mine did.
I usually just save them without an explicit notion of download or get them
from kde-look.org (or gnome-look.org), in which case the images are just
images, sometimes compressed.
Maybe I am just way behind as far as simplifications are concerned...