[FC1] Changing screen background from script

Rick Stevens rstevens at vitalstream.com
Wed Jun 30 21:01:36 UTC 2004

Laurence Orchard wrote:
> Hi All
> I have a series of digital photos taken with my camera using a time
> delay of 1 min over two hours.
> I would like to use these as a changing screen background on a 2 hour
> loop.
> I know how to change the background using the menu system, but I think I
> need to use a script to do what I want.
> Does anyone know of a program to change the background or the file where
> the background picture file name is stored, so I can change it every
> min?

xsetroot will change the bacground image of the root (background) window
of X.  "man xsetroot" for info.
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