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[How To] Add Live Wallpaper to The Ubuntu Desktop

Desktop looking drab? Spice it up with an animated background. Live Wallpapers aren't anything new in Linux - various methods for enabling them have been around. But LiveWallpaper, a relatively new implementation, is perhaps the easiest to use of them all.

1 November 2012
Ubuntu 12.04 Default Wallpaper

New Look Default Wallpaper Lands in Ubuntu 12.10

A new-look default wallpaper for Ubuntu has landed in the 12.10 development builds. Sure to delight many, the new default wallpaper is not a direct iteration on the (infamous) "purple salad" wallpaper that has been used in the last 5 releases of Ubuntu.

11 September 2012
Blue dandelion wallpaper in Ubuntu 12.10

Winning Wallpaper Removed from Ubuntu 12.10

A wallpaper from Ubuntu 12.10's community gathered set has been removed. And it happened to be my favourite...

5 September 2012
Ubuntu 12.10 Wallpapers

12 New Wallpapers Chosen for Ubuntu 12.10

12 new wallpapers have landed in ubuntu 12.10 - just days after the Ubuntu wallpaper contest itself closed.

30 August 2012
Windows 8 wallpapers

Download the Official Windows 8 Wallpapers

When the RTM (release to manufacturing) build of Windows 8 leaked a few days back, there was only one thing some users wanted from it: its wallpapers. Knowing this, DeviantArt user misaki2009 extracted the wallpapers and packaged them up for download.

8 August 2012

Use One of These Simple Desktop Wallpapers for a Distraction Free Unity

Finding a new desktop wallpaper is not hard, is it? All it takes is a quick Google. But sometimes we're our own worst enemy. The wallpapers we choose, for all of their allure, can be distracting - from blinding bokeh backdrops, nature scenes that we can't resist daydreaming over, to the bright lights of an urban city-scape continually drawing the eye. To use a clichéd motto: it sometimes pays to keep things simple.

21 June 2012
LightDm login Screen with wallpaper

Download Mountain Lion’s Wallpapers

Apple have a knack for picking and shipping some stunning wallpapers with their OS. And it looks like OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion will be no exception judging by the 15 or so backgrounds present in the most recent developer build.

15 June 2012
Keep Calm Ubuntu Wallpaper

‘Keep Calm and Run Ubuntu’ Wallpapers

'Keep Calm and Run Ubuntu' reads the motto on these wallpapers. The hands behind the drape, Kev Quirk, provides a selection of versions in varying resolutions in one handy .zip file download.

21 April 2012

15 New Wallpapers Land in Ubuntu 12.04

15 new wallpapers have landed in ubuntu 12.04. The package comprises of 14 winners from Ubuntu 12.04 Wallpaper Contest plus the new 'incrementally updated' default wallpaper (non-noise version).

5 April 2012

Smarten Up Your Desktop With This Conky & Wallpaper Combo

The look of people's desktops are a lot like sandwiches. Some are plain and simple, others decorated with all manner of awesome-sauce. But both types can get stale if left alone for too long. If you feel that your own desktop could do with freshening up then the following Conky and wallpaper pairing might just prove to be a good starting point

3 April 2012
Ubuntu 12.04 Default Wallpaper

Ubuntu 12.04 Default Wallpaper Revealed

The default wallpaper for Ubuntu 12.04 has been revealed in a bug report. In it Canonical design team member Otto Greenslade presents two version of the same background: one with added 'noise' texture and one without. 'I would of course prefer to use this one if at all possible,' writes Otto of the former design, although notes that its larger size may be a blocker to this.

2 April 2012

15 New Photo Wallpapers Chosen for Ubuntu 12.04

From a poll of thousands, 13 photographic wallpapers have been chosen for inclusion in Ubuntu 12.04. As with previous releases, the submissions were picked through an open contest run on social networking site Flickr.

22 March 2012