Re: Desktop background image extension?

My solution for this was to tag images in F-spot, then run a script to
create symlinks to images with the relevant tag, and use Desktop
Drapes to manage the actual wallpaper switching thang.


On Feb 8, 2008 2:33 AM, David Barrett <dbarrett quinthar com> wrote:
> Hi, I'm making the switch from Mac to Ubuntu and one of the few features
> I miss is the ability to automatically set my desktop background image
> to a random picture from my iPhoto library.  Does something like this
> already exist for F-Spot, or how would you recommend I go ahead and
> build it?
> I see you use SQLite under the hood; would the easiest/recommended way
> be to just create a Cron script that:
> 1) Opens that database
> 2) Picks a random "favorite" image
> 3) Updates the desktop background
> 4) Exits
> Or, is this something better done as an extension?
> Thanks for the great tool, and I'm curious how I can help!
> -david

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