#Gnome Wallpaper Changer
This little script changes your Gnome Desktop wallpaper based on the images in the provided directory OR get a random featured image from Unsplash.
The easy way
The script comes with a handy installer which does all the work for you. To install the Gnome Wallpaper Changer you only have to run the following command:
wget -O gnome-wallpaper-changer.tar.gz https://github.com/dirkgroenen/gnome-wallpaper-changer/archive/master.tar.gz && tar -vxf gnome-wallpaper-changer.tar.gz && ./gnome-wallpaper-changer-master/install.sh
The installer will now ask you a few questions. All questions are self explaining, but don't hesitate to drop a question in the issues in case you're having problems.
The manual way
In case you don't want to use the installer you can also install it manually. Copy the
gnome-wallpaper-changer to a place somewhere on your system and create a desktop entry in
You might want to change the
Exec= line in the desktop entry so it fits your preferences. The possible options you can add to the executable are:
--source [unsplash/local, default local] // Choose the source to use --path [default: ~/Pictures] // Select the directory on your filesystem --sleep [default: 600] // The time to wait before changing to a new image (seconds)
So your desktop entry might look like:
[Desktop Entry] Name=gnome-wallpaper-changer Exec=/usr/bin/gnome-wallpaper-changer --source unsplash Comment=Automatically change wallpaper Hidden=false Type=Application X-GNOME-Autostart-enabled=true
In case you have used the installer you can also use it to remove Gnome Wallpaper Changer. Run
./install.sh --remove to remove the package.