Safe Wallpaper downloads?

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JeanJavaBean
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Safe Wallpaper downloads?

Post by JeanJavaBean » Sat Mar 26, 2016 7:00 pm

Hi, Is there a website where it is safe to download additional desktop wallpapers? I would like some Linux backgrounds...maybe with the Tux Penguin, etc.

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Re: Safe Wallpaper downloads?

Post by Cosmo. » Sat Mar 26, 2016 7:10 pm

What do you mean with safe in this context?
You can e.g. store all pictures, that you want to use as wallpapers, in any folder in your home and point to this folder from the wallpaper settings with the + icon on the bottom left.

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Re: Safe Wallpaper downloads?

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Re: Safe Wallpaper downloads?

Post by konjad » Sat Mar 26, 2016 10:11 pm

http://alpha.wallhaven.cc/

Just write in the search what you want to find and it will display wallapers with appropriate tags.

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Re: Safe Wallpaper downloads?

Post by JeanJavaBean » Sat Mar 26, 2016 11:12 pm

Thanks for the websites! I am a recent Linux convert, and I am still fearful of downloading stuff from the internet :shock: Can anything bad hitch a ride into a computer along with a wallpaper? I've been a Windoze drone for about 16 years, but I got fed upwith the way MS is forcing Windows 10 on people. I thought it was a good time to give Linux a look, and I'm very glad I did! I am using LM 17.3, and I just love it! The help and support you guys are giving is phenomenal. Thanks again.

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Re: Safe Wallpaper downloads?

Post by choochooal » Sat Apr 09, 2016 7:45 pm

Try some of these.
https://www.desktopnexus.com/
http://www.desktopwallpapers4.me/
http://www.thepaperwall.com/index.php
https://wall.alphacoders.com/

I like desktopnexus most of all. Wallpapers4.me puts a watermark in the upper right corner, not big.
Bing even has some nice images now and then. Not technology related but still some interesting shots.
Linux Mint 18.3 and/or 19.x Cinnamon 64-bit. Dual boot with Windows 10

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