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Firefox Wallpaper Rotator for your Desktop

By • Jun 1st, 2010 • Filed under: Firefox, Open-Source, Ubuntu, Windows

They are many wallpaper switchers out there and several have been presented on this blog, such as Wally, my preferred desktop wallpaper rotator for Ubuntu but what makes this one particular is that its a nifty Firefox extension, an easy to configure “no-install” that lets you change your desktop wallpaper periodically.

gWallpapers rotates your Wallpapers in a given Time Interval

By • Jan 6th, 2010 • Filed under: Open-Source, Ubuntu

Linux: gWallpaper is a tiny application that takes wallpapers in various local folders in your Linux PC and automatically rotates them – and that’s it. To install in Ubuntu 9.10, add the gWallpapers repository to your software sources list: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:haliner/ppa, update and install with sudo apt-get install gwallpapers . Application -> Accessories -> […]

Download National Geographic’s Wallpapers with a Command-Line Script

By • Dec 1st, 2009 • Filed under: Linux Tips and Tricks, Open-Source, Ubuntu

Lovers of kick-ass wallpapers can grab a whole bunch National Geographic’s professional background photos without even visiting the website. You can download National Geographic’s wallpapers one-by-one from the website or use this simple script to a get a whole-them-all in one move.

Wally Rotates Desktop Backgrounds in Linux, Windows and MacOSX

By • Sep 9th, 2009 • Filed under: Open-Source, Ubuntu, Windows

Wally is an easy-to-use and straight-forward open-source application that automates desktop background rotation using multiple sources; folders, FTP remote folders, Flickr, Yahoo!, Photobucket, Picasa and others. Its boring to have just one desktop wallpaper sitting there, but its also boring to switch them manually. Wally does that for you. Try out the “Next Photo” feature […]