wallpaper images are stored in which directory?

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wallpaper images are stored in which directory?

Postby dluzius on Sat Feb 16, 2013 2:43 am

Hi all, just recently made the switch from Ubuntu to Linux Mint 14 cinnamon, and I love it. But I want more control over desktop wallpaper choices. Can someone please tell me which directory is used for storage of these pictures? Tks in advance, Dave
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Re: wallpaper images are stored in which directory?

Postby xenopeek on Sat Feb 16, 2013 4:31 am

You can add wallpapers from your home folder. If you don't want any of the system included wallpapers, remove the installed mint-backgrounds-* packages. Those install wallpapers under /usr/share/backgrounds/, but that is a system folder and I strongly recommend you do not remove or add files there. Remove the installed mint-backgrounds-* packages if you don't like the system wallpapers, and use wallpapers from your home folder if you want extra.
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