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10 Wallpapers from the Ubuntu 12.04 Contest Pool

We're edging every closer to the decision date for the Ubuntu wallpaper contest - the date at which a dozen or so user-contributed wallpapers will be packaged up and shipped by default in Ubuntu 12.04 for 20 million users to gawp at. I trawled through the hundreds of submissions already entered into the competition to pull out 10 drapes I think are pretty special. Whether or not they make it into Ubuntu itself will be said later this month, but they nevertheless remain beautiful wallpapers worthy of covering your desktop in.

3 March 2012
Sands of time wallpaper recreated in Ubuntu

The Sands of Time Linux Desktop

Linux user and Deviant Artist Flamer-Shaftglutton has created a stunning Linux desktop using the lightweight system monitor Conky.

1 February 2012

“Four Seasons” Wallpaper Pack

If there is one thing that most people agree on about the wallpapers it's that no one likes looking at bad looking wallpaper. "Four Seasons" is a wallpaper pack I created inspired by the diversity of the four seasons of our planet. The pack includes wallpapers for each each season - Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter, and a "Four Seasons" wallpaper which represents all of the seasons in a unified image.

18 January 2012

That Wallpaper? Here It Is

I've created a monster! Actually I created a pair of wallpapers. But since I began using them in screenshots and videos here on the site I've been inundated with requests from readers wanting to know where they can get hold of them. So here's how.

14 January 2012
Ubuntu TV Wallpaper

Download the Official Ubuntu TV Wallpaper

Mmm. Despite all today’s news about Ubuntu’s latest extension into our lives (Ubuntu TV if you haven’t been paying attention) part of me is still left… wanting more. And, as I can’t get Ubuntu TV […]

9 January 2012

Lubuntu Wish Users Happy New Year With New Default Wallpaper

The default wallpaper of Lubuntu 12.04, the next major release of the lightweight Ubuntu-based OS currently in development, has received a new year revamp. After upgrading the 'lubuntu artwork' package users will find their default desktop drape changed to cool blue wallpaper with the greeting 'the lubuntu team wishes you a happy new year 2012' sat amongst a cloud of Lubuntu developers names.

2 January 2012

Ubuntu-Coloured GNOME and KDE Stripe Wallpaper

No-one likes staring at a rubbish desktop wallpaper. Unfortunately for Ubuntu its recent crop of default wallpapers haven’t been the strongest in its seven-year history. So I decided to blend the ‘purple-ness’ of Ubuntu’s recent […]

15 December 2011

KDE Default Wallpaper ‘Kontest’ Kicks Off

KDE users are being asked to design the default wallpaper for the next major release of the popular desktop environment. Want to take part? Click on in for the details...

20 November 2011

GNOME 3’s Default Wallpaper – Ubuntu Style

Whether or not you’re a fan of GNOME 3’s default ‘stripy blue’ wallpaper there’s no denying that it is striking. If you plan on using GNOME Shell in Ubuntu 11.10 (it’s just a click away) […]

3 October 2011
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[How To] Change LightDM Background in Ubuntu 11.10

Early demonstrations of Ubuntu 11.10’s new ‘login manager’ LightDM showed it changing wallpaper background based on the account selected. This feature has yet to appear in the current implementation rocking out in the Ubuntu beta, […]

30 September 2011
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14 New Wallpapers Land in Ubuntu 11.10 [Download]

The community wallpapers chosen as part of Ubuntu 11.10 community wallpaper contest have 'landed' in Ubuntu 11.10.

30 September 2011
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Untouched Photography Can Still Make A Good Wallpaper

Software Developer Robert Sarkozi has a passion for photography, and uploads the best snaps he takes to his Flickr account. Rather than have them sit there unused and unseen he wants to 'share them with people'

17 September 2011