[K12OSN] Changing the default desktop background: a test package

Jon Spriggs jon.spriggs at gmail.com
Thu Jun 30 20:35:23 UTC 2005

On 17/06/05, Jon Spriggs <jon.spriggs at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 17/06/05, Eric Harrison <eharrison at mail.mesd.k12.or.us> wrote:
> > I think I have a reasonable way to alter the default GNOME desktop
> > background image.
> For a small change, how about making the script offer a --mandatory
> and (default) --nomandatory which would then allow you to force the
> change on to all users, or not (as the case may be)? Another possible
> change is offering a --colour flag meaning you can do default_desktop
> --colour blue giving a solid blue colour. This would cut down the
> bandwidth across the network somewhat. If you want, I'll tweak the
> script (if you can provide the sources) and I'll feed it back.

One naff bit of coding later... tada!

What do people think of it? It's not -nomandatory it's just -m or not,
-r to revert, and I'm not able to figure out how to recognise colours
either yet!

Thanks :)

Jon "Four Star Gun" Spriggs AKA
Jon "The Nice Guy" Spriggs
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