Backdrops, Backgrounds, and Wallpaper

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antiquexray
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Backdrops, Backgrounds, and Wallpaper

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Before I do something I will regret, is there any danger in deleting the Backdrops, Backgrounds, and Wallpaper folders from usr>share. I have my own desktop backgrounds. Thanks.

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Re: Backdrops, Backgrounds, and Wallpaper

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To see if there is an impact on the system, you can try to move(or backup) the folders to another location. I think there should be no major issues.
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Re: Backdrops, Backgrounds, and Wallpaper

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Thanks for you suggestion. I did move them into a temp folder with no problem. However, on the menu that pops up when you want to change the desktop background still lists the folder even though there are no files in them. No I have to find out how to edit that menu to remove them.

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Re: Backdrops, Backgrounds, and Wallpaper

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What desktop are you using?
Linux Mint 17 Qiana
Linux Mint 19.1 Tara
NetBSD 8.1 [beginner] :)
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Re: Backdrops, Backgrounds, and Wallpaper

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panorain wrote:What desktop are you using?
I am using Cinnamon with Rebecca.

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