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Re: [News] GNU/Linux Has Wallpaper Power

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____/ Ron House on Thursday 30 October 2008 06:33 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
> 
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>> | In Linux, setting an image as the desktop wallpaper is not a difficult
>> | task, but getting it to change automatically at a certain interval is.
>> | While there are plenty of wallpaper-changing apps available for Windows,
>> | there are only a limited few for Linux.
> 
> What the...? I have standard KDE on long-in-the-tooth debian etch, and
> it changes my wallpaper at regular intervals - a different interval on
> each desktop and different photo collections per desktop too.

Yes, that has been there since KDE 3.1 if not much earlier. It's a great
functionality. They revamped the UI for it in KDE 3.4, if not earlier. 

The last time I was using GNOME, additional software was needed to gain the
same functionality. My wallpapers change every 2 minutes now and it makes
working much more pleasant.

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