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Old 9th May 2009, 05:16 AM
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how to add a folder of pictures to gnome appearance settings

how to add a folder of wallpapers such that they appear in the appearance settings when i right click and click on "change background"

i have dumped all the wallpapers in /usr/share/backgrounds/ but i dont see the appearance settings show my wallpapers...
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Old 9th May 2009, 05:19 AM
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You have to add them using the "add" button.
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Old 9th May 2009, 06:41 AM
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lol but there are like 3000 images...and i could not add them all at once..

if only i could know where appearance settings keeps the index of the files it adds (and displays)...
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Old 9th May 2009, 06:50 AM
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Ok.

Try ... /home/your-dir/.gnome2/backgrounds.xml
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Old 9th May 2009, 07:57 AM
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thanks...thats what i was looking for...
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