Linux Mint 12 KDE Default Wallpaper

Every Linux distribution comes with a static desktop wallpaper. Some of the wallpapers are very good, others, not so good. The default (wallpaper) on Linux Mint 12 KDE Release Candidate fits somewhere in between. For Linux Mint 12 KDE, the spoiler is the logo on the left (see the first screen shot below).

Why the developers still choose to use it as the default wallpaper despite the negative feedbacks beats me. But we are talking wallpapers here, so this is not a big deal. You can change to another one with just a few mouse actions. But rather than change to another static wallpaper, why not spice up the desktop with a desktop slideshow, so that a new wallpaper shows every 10 seconds.

Related Post:  3 minutes with GNOME 3.4 built-in desktop recorder

This is the desktop with the default wallpaper. To change it, right click anywhere on the desktop.
Linux Mint 12 KDE Default Wallpaper

And select “Desktop Settings” from the menu.
Linux Mint 12 KDE Desktop Settings

On the Desktop Settings window, select “Slideshow” from the Wallpaper dropdown menu. By default, the slideshow interval is 10 seconds, but you can, of course, change it to a longer interval. The minimum is the default (10 seconds). You may also choose to use the system wallpaper for the slideshow, or your own images. Click OK to apply the changes and close the window. That is it.
Linux Mint 12 KDE Desktop Slideshow Settings

Related Post:  How to get back that friendly desktop look on Mageia 2 GNOME 3

The next four images show some of the wallpapers available from the system. See Linux Mint 12 KDE screen shot preview for a few more.
Linux Mint 12 KDE Blue Wallpaper

Linux Mint 12 KDE Flower Wallpaper

Linux Mint 12 KDE Abstract Wallpaper

Linux Mint 12 KDE Global Wallpaper

Share:

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on pinterest
Pinterest
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn

Hola! Did you notice that LinuxBSDos.com no longer runs network ads?  Yep, no more ads from the usual suspects that track you across the Internet.  But since  I still need to pay to keep the site running, feel free to make a small donation by PayPal.

Subscribe for updates. Trust me, no spam!

Mailchimp Signup Form

Sponsored links

1. Attend Algorithm Conference, a top AI and ML event for 2020.
2. Reasons to use control panel for your server.
3. DHgate Computers Electronics, Cell Phones & more.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Get the latest

On social media
Via my newsletter
Mailchimp Signup Form

Partner links

1. Attend Algorithm Conference, a top AI and ML event for 2021.
2. Reasons to use control panel for your server.
3. DHgate Computers Electronics, Cell Phones & more.
Hacking, pentesting distributions

Linux Distributions for Hacking

Experts use these Linux distributions for hacking, digital forensics, and pentesting.

Categories
Archives

The authors of these books are confirmed to speak during

Algorithm Conference

T-minus AI

Author was the first chairperson of AI for the U.S. Air Force.

The case for killer robots

Author is the Director of the Center for Natural and Artificial Intelligence.

Why greatness cannot be planned

Author works on AI safety as a Senior Research Scientist at Uber AI Labs.

Anastasia Marchenkova

An invitation from Anastasia Marchenkova

Hya, after stints as a quantum researcher at Georgia Tech Quantum Optics & Quantum Telecom Lab, and the University of Maryland Joint Quantum Institute, I’m now working on superconducting qubit quantum processors at Bleximo. I’ll be speaking during Algorithm Conference in Austin, Texas, July 16 – 18, 2020. Meet me there and let’s chat about progress and hype in quantum computing.