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How to setup your GNOME desktop for wallpaper switching.

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By Joe Harmon

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Posted: 27 Jun 2005

Applies To:

  • Novell Linux Desktop 9
  • SUSE Linux Professional 9.3


Click here to download wp_tray-0.4.6-1.suse.i386.rpm.

Then double click on the rpm to install it through red carpet.

Once installed, open the Run Program screen by pressing ALT F2. Then put in the command wp_tray and click Run.

You should then receive the Wallpaper Tray Configuration dialog box. You can add a directory where the wallpaper images are held. Click Apply.

Once you have this process start automatically each time that you login by going into System -> Personal Settings -> Sessions on Novell Linux Desktop 9 or by going to Desktop -> GNOME Control Center on SUSE Linux Professional 9.3.

Once there, click on Sessions and choose the Startup Programs tab. Click the add button and put in the command name wp_tray.

Have fun.

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