How to change wallpapers?

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How to change wallpapers?

Postby mintph on Thu Mar 05, 2009 3:11 am

Hi,

I would like to use my own wallpaper? I've entered into the nitrogen wallpaper section but i do not know how to put a photo inside that nitrogen folder.

which folder should i enter or create?

thank you.
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Re: How to change wallpapers?

Postby mintph on Thu Mar 05, 2009 3:27 am

i found the answer
viewtopic.php?f=142&t=13528

will see if it works with LM 6 Fluxbox CE RC1
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Re: How to change wallpapers?

Postby shane on Thu Mar 05, 2009 1:26 pm

The method you found uses the Fluxbox default method and not Nitrogen. So the next time you log in, Nitrogen will reset your wallpaper to what is set in Nitrogen.

The correct way to do it in Nitrogen is:

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nitrogen --set-scaled /path/to/wallpaper/image.png


or

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nitrogen /path/to/directory/with/wallpapers


The second one will open the Nitrogen window with all the wallpapers in that folder

If you wish to change which directory Nitrogen opens in your menu, change the entry in the menu to the directory you want. The menu file for Nitrogen is found in ~/.mint-fm2/submenus/System . Change the line to look something like this.

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[exec] (Nitrogen Wallpaper Chooser) {nitrogen /path/to/directory/with/wallpapers/} <> #/usr/share/applications/nitrogen-mintfb.desktop


Now, Nitrogen opens with the images in the directory you specified. This change will persist until you regenerate the menu. Add the above line to ~/.fluxbox/custom-menu-entries for an entry that persists through menu regeneration.
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