[Mageia-dev] [Mageia-Dev]Default directory for wallpapers

Ahmad Samir ahmadsamir3891 at gmail.com
Sat Apr 30 18:09:26 CEST 2011

On 30 April 2011 08:57, Dexter Morgan <dmorganec at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 30, 2011 at 12:32 AM, Donald Stewart
> <watersnowrock at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Currently, nearly all the artwork is stored in /usr/share/mga/* this
>> is fine for everything apart from wallpapers as kde looks in
>> /usr/share/wallpapers for its wallpapers.
>> Either, all the wallpapers are moved from */mga/backgrounds to
>> /usr/share/wallpapers, which would surely lead to issues with other
>> desktops, kdm possibly gdm and others, kdebase4-workspace is patched
>> to look in */mga/backgrounds which seems a little extreme, or symlinks
>> are added between */mga/backgrounds --> /usr/share/wallpapers.
>> What do people think?
>> Donald "schultz" Stewart
> the pb is that all the WM doesn't use the same folder by default :
> KDE => /usr/share/wallpaper
> GNome =>  /usr/share/background

No, GNOME uses /usr/share/pixmaps/backgrounds/gnome, that's where the
GNOME upstream wallpaper is:

/usr/share/backgrounds is used by gnome-screensaver (only).

> and so on

Ahmad Samir

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