Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Install Live Wallpaper in Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop

This simple and brief tutorial is going to show you a simple tool that replace your boring default wallpaper with a completely animated OpenGL wallpaper. Livewallpaper replaces your current wallpaper with an animated wallpaper. At the moment you can choose between the following live wallpapers:
  • Galaxy
  • Nexus
  • Noise
  • Photoslide
Install Live Wallpaper using PPA:
Hit Ctrl+Alt+T to open up a terminal, then run following 3 commands to install livewallpaper in Ubuntu 12.10 & 12.04:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:fyrmir/livewallpaper-stable
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install livewallpaper livewallpaper-config livewallpaper-indicator
After installation, launch livewallpaper from Unity Dash and you get the animated desktop. Launch livewallpaper-config or indicator to switch and configure wallpapers.

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