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siawacsh
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wallpapers [SOLVED]

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Can any one tell me how I can access the default wallpapers in Mint 17?

Is it /usr/ directory? If so, where or which subdirectory. I would like to print and frame a couple of them.

Thanks
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Re: wallpapers

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"Wallpaper" is the word in Window$.
Don't know about Cinnamon, but Mate calls them "Backgrounds", and they can be viewed from Menu > Control Centre > Appearance > Background. Hovering my pointer over them tells me they are located in /usr/share/backgrounds, and a trip there confirms it.
They are openable in GIMP, so printing them shouldn't be a problem. They are only 2000x1500 pixels, so resolution won't be great at poster size.
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Re: wallpapers

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I'm running LM 17 Cinnamon, the only backgrounds that are there is some that are not listed in Preferences - Backgrounds. Hovering the mouse nor right clicking gives ant information. My guess is that the OP is running Cinamon and wants the folder that shows the background from Preferences - Backgrounds. I would not mind myself to know where the folder is. Never mind, I found the correct folder. It is in /usr/share/background/linuxmint-qiana
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Re: wallpapers

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Thanks to Roger and Ceilidh2. That was very helpful.

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Re: wallpapers

Post by expat_tony »

If you wouldn't mind editing the title line of your opening post to include [SOLVED], then other new users can more easily find an answer if they have the same question. Thanks

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