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

Donald Stewart watersnowrock at gmail.com
Sat Apr 30 19:05:07 CEST 2011

On 30 April 2011 17:09, Ahmad Samir <ahmadsamir3891 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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:
> libgnome2:/usr/share/pixmaps/backgrounds/gnome/background-default.jpg
> /usr/share/backgrounds is used by gnome-screensaver (only).
>> and so on
> --
> Ahmad Samir

Ahmad, kdebase4 is patched is the solution.
Yes it has a interesting layout of dirs, but as i recall, if you just
drop an image in /usr/share/wallpapers it shows up in the plasma

And even if it is set up to use default.jpg as default, it still
misses all of the other bg's in the folder and all of the extra

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