Re: Gnome Desktop wallpaper changer

2009/6/30 Calum Benson <Calum Benson sun com>:
> 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.

Actually I managed to do an app some time ago:

Unfortunately I missed that code when I lost my laptop in GUADEC 2007 :(

> Cheeri,
> Calum.
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Un saludo,
Alberto Ruiz

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