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Day of Ubuntu gradually changes over time with a fading transition, continually providing a unique view that perfectly reflects the time of day!

Install Day of ubuntu wallpapers in ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic)

Procedure to follow

Open your terminal and type the following commands

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:dylanmccall/ppa

Update the source list

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install day-of-ubuntu-wallpaper

Day of ubuntu wallpapers

dawn

noon

dusk

midnight

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21 Comments to “How to install Dawn of Ubuntu wallpapers in Ubuntu 9.10(karmic)”

  1. Roger says:

    how to turn this on?

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  2. KruyKaze says:

    I installed but nothing happened.

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  3. KruyKaze says:

    Figured it out.You have to go and choose that wallpaper in appearance.

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  4. matinaux says:

    Awsome ! But can you install this in Intrepid (I must say I’m waiting for Lucid) ?
    add-apt-repository does not seem to work …

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    admin Reply:

    at the moment only for karmic

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  5. tadashi says:

    I really like this idea in general, but isn’t there some program that would include a set of wallpapers to choose from or, at least, is it possible to replace the current wallpapers with my own?

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  6. tadashi says:

    I found day-of-ubuntu.xml and day-of-ubuntu folder in /usr/share/backgrounds. Seems it’d probably be easy to create own sets of backgrounds. Thanks for the post.

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  7. awww says:

    so let me get this str8. some of you are running linux, but don’t know how to change the background? am i the only one who finds that odd

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  8. madhu says:

    Very nice wallpaper…i love it

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  9. Jim says:

    Excuse my ignorance, but how do you process the .xml file so that the .jpg files rotate during the day ? Isn’t that the purpose of this package ?

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  10. anonymous says:

    in 9.10 The ‘wallpapers’ can be contained in a directory, with a .xml file that defines how/when they change. This package is a set of wallpapers and a xml file that sets when they change.

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  11. Jim says:

    I understand and see that. I am using kubuntu which allows for a list of graphic images to be rotated as a background image. I don’t see how I can use the .xml file in that situation. Does the gnome desktop (ubuntu) do something differently with the .xml for a background desktop ?

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  12. Jim says:

    follow-up with e-mails

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  13. Dalaketh says:

    I too had a problem getting this setup at first. As KruyKaze said, it is in appearance; but mine was about 1/3 down the screen. I noticed it because it had a next button below the picture and the thumbnail was “stacked” indicating more than one image. Hope this helps anyone else that was as confused as I was.

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  14. James says:

    Any way to get these working in 9.04?

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  15. James says:

    NM

    Found it!

    http://dylanmccall.googlepages.com/d…aper_1_all.deb

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  16. Arup says:

    This version is only for x32 Karmic and not x64.

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  17. Anuvrat says:

    Cool !! The wallpapers are good. Also got to know how to make changing wallpapers. Thanks :)

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  18. Adeel says:

    Nice collection and its working dude thanks alot for giving my PC a cool look :)

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