Wallpaper is an image of appropriate size that arises as a background image of a desktop which illustrate and personalize the main screen of computers, cell phones and other devices.

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How do I periodically change my wallpaper to random motivational text?

Is there a Windows software that randomly changes the wallpaper and puts a random text on top of it? I should be able to enter this text (just a list of quotes). The purpose is to constantly remind ...
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How can I align my wallpaper to top left instead of center in Windows 7?

How can I align my wallpaper to top left instead of center in Windows 7? I know enough not to use stretch...
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How do I change wallpaper real time regedit commands?

What I want is to programatically change Desktop Wallpaper every few hours. I'm using a batch file (.bat) and don't want to use other languages or programs, just the pre-installed stuff with Windows ...
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Wallpaper/background switcher for Linux?

I'm looking for a background switcher that has these features: Add folders to use as source of wallpapers (usually called 'monitor folder') Enable/disable those folders (not just add/remove) Crop ...
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How do you make abstract amorphous color backgrounds in Photoshop?

I see amorphous color field like wallpapers all the time, how do people make them? Examples are here: … and here:
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How can I get Windows 7-like alternating wallpapers in Windows XP? [closed]

In Windows 7, there is a theme of wallpapers which will be alternated once a few minutes. For example, in the Control Panel » Personalize, I can choose the "Nature" theme, then the wallpaper will be ...
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How to quickly delete a wallpaper in OSX?

In OSX I have it setup so that the wallpaper is set to a directory with various images and it changes automatically. Sometimes an image will come up and it's one that I'd like to delete. What's a ...
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How do I extract a background from a Windows 7 Theme file?

Pretty obvious, How do I extract a background from a Windows 7 Theme file? I like the background pics from some of the themes I've downloaded, but is there anyway I can get the pictures (background ...
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Software to 'stick' graphics onto windows desktop

There are plenty of sticky note software out there to put sticky notes on your desktop. But is there anything out there that allows you to do the same with photos? I don't want to just put an icon of ...
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Location of wallpapers used in various Windows 7 themes

Where can I find the various pictures of each theme in Windows 7? I know where all the regional themes are, but I do not know where the Architectural, Character, and Landscape theme pictures are. I ...
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Multiple Screen wallpaper application for Linux?

Is there a good "Multiple Screen" wallpaper application that can take care of wallpapering multiple screens for me? Basically how I normally do it is open up gimp, and then grab several images and ...
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How can I spread a wallpaper image across multiple desktops?

I'm looking for a way to strecth my wallpaper across multiple virtual desktops (workspaces). How do I achieve that in Ubuntu. Is there an option in Compiz for that?
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Changing Ubuntu Wallpaper Using Terminal or From command Line

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 with Gnome Shell and unity and I was wondering how to change the desktop wallpaper form terminal or command line . I found the following but i can't seem to get it to work , ...
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Custom Windows 7 wallpapers location

I would like to add a custom folder location as the source for my Windows 7 Desktop Background (wallpapers), so that Windows 7 can auto-switch all the pictures in that path to set as wallpaper. In ...
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Is there a way to automatically display the username on the Desktop background in Win7?

We have computer used by multiple users running Win7. Unfortunately, people forget to log out, or they just use the session that is currently open, or they think that they're using their own session, ...
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How to set wallpaper in wmii?

How to set wallpaper in wmii? I tried feh and xloadimage without any success. Is there any working example to set the wallapaer?
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Have a desktop wallpaper show as one image across three monitors?

I am running Ubuntu 11.10, and I have three monitors plugged in. How can I have one single image across every single monitor plugged into the machine?
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Displaying wallpaper when desktop is locked in Windows 7

is it possible to lock the desktop in Windows 7 and have it continue to display your desktop wallpaper rather than the default Win7 locked-workstation screen?
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How can I span wallpapers over two monitors in Mac OS X?

Is there any way to get a single wide desktop wallpaper to span a dual monitor setup in OS X?
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Labeled grid desktop wallpaper?

Summary: I'd like a desktop wallpaper that: is a grid has cells that are each and all labeled with ascending numbers (across) and letters (down), such that the top-left cell is A0 is larger than ...
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Looking for a past Wallpaper on windows 7

I had a wallpaper on my computer but there was never a saved location for it it may have been transferred by usb or something because I cannot find it anywhere, is there a way to get a log of the ...
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Program (or perhaps built-in feature of Windows 7) to change wallpaper depending on screen resolution?

I have a laptop with a resolution of 1680x1050. At work I use 2x 1280x1024 monitors, and sometimes I present using a projector that is 1024x768. My wallpaper, that I made for 1680x1050, looks awful ...
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How can I change the Windows XP command line background? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change default color of the Command Line? In Windows XP the command line background by default is a color. I want to change the background to a picture. What ...
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Adjusting wallpaper to make it fit netbook screen in Windows 7 Starter

I have a netbook with Windows 7 Starter. I was trying to change the wallpaper, and found an application (John's Background Switcher) which said that I can make slideshows of themes - I assume similar ...
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Windows 7 dual monitor setup: Wallpaper alignment

I have the following dual-screen set up on my Windows 7 PC: [2][1], that means my secondary monitor is on the left side of my primary monitor. Now I have a dual-screen wallpaper that should stretch ...
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Desktop Earth for Ubuntu

Is there any software available for Ubuntu like Desktop Earth ? (It is actually more than wallpaper. It updates as the time of day passes.)
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Strange wallpaper alignment on multiple monitors setup

Ok, this is a very strange problem. I have a dual-monitor setup at my workplace, and recently shifted one of the monitors to vertical position, like this: Now, I use Ultramon to display different ...
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How can I add a description to each Windows wallpaper?

I'm running Windows 7 and have set about 35 wallpapers to change every 30 min. I would like to see a description (eg "Thunderstorm over Uluru, Dec 2009") of each wallpaper either on the wallpaper (eg ...
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Simple image editor to select area of image as wallpaper

I've spent way to many hours looking for software to do the following simple task, so now I'll ask. I need software that will open an image and put a 'crop box' on it. You can set the 'crop box' ...
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Photo Collage made out of smaller pictures

Is there an application that can take a bunch of small pictures and convert it to bigger (higher resolution) collage? Ideally it should be a native app that can run on a mac.
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wallpaper & drivers for dell latitude E5510

I am looking for the original wallpaper for the Dell Latitude E5510. I installed Windows7 64-bit and I don't find the fingerprint driver. Can I get any help?
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Tool to change wallpaper sequentially from a folder [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Schedule Windows XP wallpaper change without additional apps Is there a tool that can sequentially/randomly change wallpaper from a folder by a given time period.
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Wallpaper in dual-monitors with different resolution

OS: WinXP I got 2 monitors with main one in 1280x1024 and the secondary in 1600x1200. When setting wallpaper in best fit, it will fit my main screen but leave a lot padding area in secondary. Since ...
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Windows desktop background: how to have system info displayed

Some Windows machines can be configured with a desktop background that will query the local system for its hardware configuration, OS, configuration, statistics, etc. What program do you need to ...
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How to add more desktop backgrounds to the default Plants group?

I have some additional plants pictures. I love the "Auto change background feature" of Mac OS X. I use "plants" and "change background every minute". How can I add more pictures in plants or any ...
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Animated wallpapers for Windows 7?

Is it possible to have an animated wallpaper for a Windows 7 64 bit computer?
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GUI to Change the Login Screen Wallpaper Image on Snow Leopard

the "standard" login screen background on OSC (Leopard and Snow Leopard) can be modified using these command line incantations: cd /System/Library/CoreServices sudo mv DefaultDesktop.jpg ...
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Different Wallpaper if two monitors are attached

I am working on my MacBook Pro. In the office I have 1 27" Monitor attached to it, at home I tend to work without an second monitor. For that setup I want to change the wallpaper if no 2nd monitor is ...
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Windows 7 Regional wallpaper packs: Where in the world?

Is there a list somewhere of the geographical location of the Windows 7 wallpapers? I'd love to know more about some of these places, but apart from the region they're bundled with, there's not ...
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Virtual OS using same Wallpaper as Host

Greetings, I'm running a guest Linux OS on top of Windows XP, which rotates its wallpapers using the PowerToy Wallpaper Changer. I'm hoping for a way for my guest OS to somehow detect which wallpaper ...
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Is there a way to see what image is currently being used as the Mac OS X desktop background / wallpaper?

I've downloaded hundreds of wallpapers and have them randomly changing and occasionally want to know what I'm looking at. com.apple.desktop.plist often just has the first file in the folder listed as ...
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How to remove the watermark on my desktop in test signing mode?

My Windows is in Test Signing mode and I want to keep it that way as I'm a developer. However, is there a way that I can get rid of the Test Mode Windows 7 Build 7600 in the bottom right corner ...
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KDE4: Wallpaper blending an image and a color

I am one of those KDE 3 die hards. With KDE 3 I was able to set my wallpaper to an image, and then to add a solid color (with some alpha value) on top of it. I find it makes the background ...
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Change wallpaper properties in Windows 7

I have a picture to put wallpaper. Picture position is center. The image width is thinner than the width of the monitor. So, around the image is black. But, I want around the image is white. What do ...
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Vista background only allows solid colors?

Last night after a LogMeIn rescue session, I can no longer change my wallpaper in Windows Vista. It reverted to a plain black background and will only allow me to select solid colors. When I ...
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How can I slow down this video, which I use as a wallpaper, so it will look more realistic?

I have this .mpg file of the Earth spinning, that I use as a wallpaper, but it's spinning too fast. With what software and how can I slow it down ?
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Is it possible to change the wallpaper in Windows 7 Starter? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change the wallpaper in Windows 7 Starter Edition I looked for every possibility to change the desktop wallpaper but to vain, so can u please suggest me any type ...
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How to stop Windows Wallpaper from cutting?

Whenever I set a picture to 'Desktop Wallpaper', the picture always get cut and you can't see the whole picture. How do I change the picture position?
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how to change the desktop wallpaper automatically?

is there any software like webshots for Ubuntu .Which is used to change desktop wallpaper automatically in certain time stamp in windows
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How to tell if wallpaper resolution scales up/down to another resolution?

How do you calculate whether or not a wallpaper of a certain resolution is also compatible (it scales up/down well) to another resolution? A scenario might be that you find a wallpaper that you like, ...