Re: Gnome Desktop wallpaper changer

There is an applet that I've been using called Webilder, it's home page is :

It downloads images from flikr and webshots, and cycles it based on configuration.

It's written in Python, and it builds/installs fairly ok, it's been a while
since I tried it out, but you could give the latest a go...


On 06/30/09 11:26 AM, Calum Benson wrote:
> On 30 Jun 2009, at 10:36, sankarshan wrote:
>> On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 2:24 PM, Sumit Chakraborty<cool sumitc gmail com 
>>> wrote:
>>> I want to create an application that will get new wallpapers from
>>> and change the desktop wallpaper with the users  
>>> permission.
>>> Since I am a newbie to Gnome, I want some guidance regarding how I  
>>> may
>>> proceed to create this application. Any help from creators of a  
>>> similar
>>> application is welcome.
>> While it would be a good idea to begin with, at some
>> point in time, the application should have a feature to allow the user
>> to add URLs to similar repositories of appropriately licensed art. For
>> example, to begin with, if the application allows the listing of - top
>> downloaded, thematically similar, size based classifications, it would
>> be nice to have.
> Bryan Clark, Alberto Ruiz and I talked about how the GUI might look  
> for this (well, actually for new backgrounds via RSS feeds) a couple  
> of years ago.  I'll see if I can dig out some of the mockups that we  
> kicked around at the time.
> Cheeri,
> Calum.

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