Command line tool to set pictures from web search as X desktop background. For more information please see homepage.
There's a package for Arch Linux. Feel free to use it as a reference when installing on your target platform.
Create working directory where all program files will be stored:
mkdir <<<my-work-dir>>> cd <<<my-work-dir>>>
Copy and edit config file:
cp /usr/lib/webgetpics/config.py . vi config.py
To exit press
This may take some time, you might want to track progress in logs (see below).
All interactions with webgetpics are done through file system. Some commands may take time to apply, you might want to track progress in logs. This section describes how to do some typical operations.
tail -f log/*.log
Change web search query:
echo pablo picasso paintings > query.txt
Show current web search query:
Download original version of currently shown picture:
wget $(cat show/out/current.url)
Show next picture:
Never show current picture for current web search query:
Never show current picture for all web search queries:
Oleg Plakhotniuk: firstname.lastname@example.org