Wallpaper manager is broken

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LinuxIsFun
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Wallpaper manager is broken

Post by LinuxIsFun » Thu Apr 04, 2019 3:40 pm

Hello folks,
So I've been using Linux mint about 1 year now and I love it
But I encountered a problem.
I can't change wallpapers anymore. They aren't shown anymore and yes the Images directory has multiple. jpg files
Any help?
(see screenshot)
Wallpaper manager.png

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bartszu
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Re: Wallpaper manager is broken

Post by bartszu » Fri Apr 05, 2019 1:44 am

But this is screenshot of what ??
Wallpapers are not in /images they are in /usr/share/backgrounds.

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Re: Wallpaper manager is broken

Post by LinuxIsFun » Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:17 am

I have my wallpapers in /home/username/Images
And it used to work but now it doesn't display an image preview and I can only change wallpapers with the keyboard even though there are plenty of .jpg files in that directory.

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Re: Wallpaper manager is broken

Post by LinuxIsFun » Fri Apr 05, 2019 11:59 am

I found the solution on this website: viewtopic.php?t=267199
thanks internet
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Re: Wallpaper manager is broken

Post by bob466 » Fri Apr 05, 2019 7:47 pm

I have a folder in which I have all my Wall Papers...when I want to change...I open the folder select one and click...Set as Wall Paper...simple. Image
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