More posts about “wallpapers”

Ubuntu 22.04 Won’t Skimp on Wallpapers After All

Behold, 417 words on why Ubuntu being miserly with desktop backgrounds doesn't do it any favours, hence why I'm happy to hear it's changed its mind.

23 March 2022

Your First Look at Ubuntu 22.04’s Default Wallpaper

It's that time in the release cycle when Ubuntu's new default wallpaper is revealed! Check out the background that millions of users will see this April.

17 March 2022

GNOME Mulls ‘Cleanup’ of Background Settings in Pursuit of New Features

GNOME devs plan a 'big cleanup' of code related to background wallpaper handling in GNOME Shell, which would result in the removal of several features.

17 January 2022
KDE Plasma 5.21 with the new Milky Way Wallpaper

New Wallpaper for KDE Plasma 5.21 Revealed

KDE developers reveal the new desktop wallpaper that will ship in KDE Plasma 5.21 this spring. The background is called "Milky Way" and looks like this…

5 January 2021
GNOME 3.34 wallpaper picker dialog

GNOME 3.34 Revamps the Wallpaper Picker (And Fixes a Longstanding Issue Too)

The upcoming release of GNOME 3.34 will finally solve a long standing deficiency in the desktop’s background wallpaper management. Now, I’ve written about various quirks in GNOME wallpaper handling before, but it’s the lack of […]

26 May 2019
i see stars illustrated fedora wallpaper

Fedora Picks a Pack of Perfect Wallpapers (Like Always)

We can count on Ubuntu to deliver a solid computing experience atop the latest and greatest open source tech, every six months. We can count on elementary OS and Deepin Linux to wow the previously […]

1 March 2019

Find Great Desktop Wallpapers Faster with ‘Fondo’ for Linux

A new Linux wallpaper app appeared on Flathub this week, and I figured I’d give it a spin — result: my desktop now looks gorgeous. Fondo is a very simple app with a very simple […]

4 February 2019
samsung galaxy s9 wallpaper

Samsung Galaxy S9 Wallpapers are Perfect for Ubuntu

The official Samsung Galaxy S9 wallpapers have appeared online — and i’m not going to lie: they look fantastic on Ubuntu (and other Linux desktops). If you’ve read this site for a while you’ll know […]

27 February 2018

I’m In Love With the Opera 46 Beta Wallpapers

The latest beta release of Opera, the web browser, makes a striking set of colourful custom wallpapers available to its users. Provided as extensions, the backgrounds are applied to the speed dial and other elements of the browser […]

24 May 2017
zen wallpaper

Need a New Wallpaper? Fedora 26 Has You Covered!

Fedora 26 will ship with a stunning set of community-contributed wallpapers, and as ever, the standard of entries in the contest is incredibly high.

28 April 2017
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The Way GNOME Handles Wallpapers Really Annoys Me

I love GNOME Shell — and no, not just because I’ve little choice now that is Ubuntu’s default desktop! But the more I use GNOME the more I learn that the desktop environment, like every other, has its own share of […]

25 April 2017

This App Sets National Geographic Photo of the Day As Your Desktop Wallpaper

If you're looking for an easy way to set the National Geographic photo of the day as your desktop wallpaper on Ubuntu look no further than this desktop app.

3 April 2017