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I'm using the Deepin desktop environment on top of Manjaro. I'd like to be able to change the wallpaper every few minutes. I found a gsettings schema? that looked promising: com.deepin.dde.appearance, which contains a key by the name of background-uris. The key is a list, with the number of entries corresponding to the number of workspaces. I've tried changing the wallpapers with

gsettings set com.deepin.dde.appearance background-uris "['file:///path/to/img.png', 'file:///path/to/other.jpg']"

but, nothing seems to happen. Does anyone know why this is? Is there a different schema that I should be changing? If not, does anyone know of commands that might be used to change the wallpaper on different workspaces in Deepin every few minutes?

  • Has the same problem, the wallpaper is changed but I have to wait for a reboot to see it displayed. Did you find the answer ? – BDeliers Apr 5 '18 at 15:50
  • Unfortunately, I haven't found an answer @BDeliers. – paleto-fuera-de-madrid Apr 6 '18 at 17:08
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I use another schema with dconf that works

dconf write /com/deepin/wrap/gnome/desktop/background/picture-uri "'/path/to/image'"

You can alternatively use this one

gsettings set com.deepin.wrap.gnome.desktop.background picture-uri /path/to/image

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