How to set the desktop background in Pantheon?

asked 2017-01-21 01:35:03 -0500

updated 2017-01-21 01:36:58 -0500

I have tried to use Switchboard to set my desktop background but for a reason that escapes me whenever I click on a wallpaper (to set it as my desktop background) shown in the below screenshot, nothing happens, there isn't even blue colouring around the wallpaper to indicate that it's been selected... This issue (or as I suspect, bug) is not just limited to when Switchboard is installed from the official Fedora repositories, it also happens when it's been installed from the decathorpe/elementary-nightly Copr. Is this the point in time when I should file a bug report and just hope the maintainers of these packages are quick to respond or is there a workaround to this issue? If relevant I am running Pantheon on Xorg.

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