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How to change the wallpaper in i3 window manager?

asked 2014-07-05 21:48:48 -0500

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Question says it all: how does on change the wallpaper on a minimum fedora install with only the i3 window manager?

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answered 2014-07-06 00:50:49 -0500

abadrinath gravatar image

Why is this on the Fedora wiki? It has nothing to do with Fedora, and it has everything to do with faq.i3wm.org . Post your question there. Anyway, the answer is here:

https://faq.i3wm.org/question/6/how-can-i-set-a-desktop-background-image-in-i3/

I have NOT tested this, but one of the answers are marked as correct, so it should be okay...

HTH, James

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There is a default background already set in Fedora, and has not been set with feh. i3 has no built-in wallpaper functionality. I believe it is a fedora question, and I found an answer here (which is Fedora specific):

Edit this file: /usr/share/backgrounds/heisenbug/default/heisenbug.xml

nk01 gravatar imagenk01 ( 2014-07-06 08:22:25 -0500 )edit
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answered 2014-07-06 08:26:00 -0500

nk01 gravatar image

I found an answer here:

Simply edit the file at /usr/share/backgrounds/heisenbug/default/heisenbug.xml

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