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Beautiful Fractal Wallpaper Grabber lets you snatch some beauty for your desktop

Fans of ‘fractal wallpaper‘ on the hunt for evermore gorgeous geometric designs for their desktop may find the following utility of particular use.

Beautiful Fractals Grabber‘ is a command line tool for, as the name implies, ‘grabbing’ fractal wallpapers from the BeautifulFractals.com website.

Download

Easy-to-install .deb files of BFG can be located on the projects’ launchpad page.

Usage

BFG works via the command line. To use it open up a new terminal window and enter

beautifulfractals-grabber

This will offer to download wallpapers using the default settings of a resolution at 1280×1024 and all available wallpapers.

If you wish to specify resolution and/or the wallpapers downloaded you can use the ‘resolution’, ‘start’ and’ end’ switches. For example, to download the first five wallpapers at a resolution of 1440×900 I would enter the following command as one line, hitting enter to proceed: -

beautifulfractals-grabber resolution 1440×900 start 1 end 5

It should be noted that all of the wallpapers downloaded using the tool are copyright of Martin Wulffeld and licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License.