Re: Force Nautilus to refresh wallpaper - or Nautilus compatible changer?

On Sun, 2005-03-20 at 20:29 +0300, Nickolay V. Shmyrev wrote:

> You can use something like this
> #include <gconf.h>
> gconf_client_unset (client, "desktop/gnome/background/picture_filename",
> NULL);
> gconf_client_set_string (client,
> "desktop/gnome/background/picture_filename", filename, NULL);
> Of from shell 
> gconftool-2 --unset desktop/gnome/background/picture_filename
> gconftool-2 --set desktop/gnome/background/picture_filename $filename
> Note that first you should unset gconf key and then set it again,
> otherwise, if
> filename won't change, the picture won't be reloaded. But if filename
> changes, you can just set key to right value.

Thanks!  This worked for the most part.  I had to add a '/' to the
behinning of the attribute path and I had to add -type String to the set
call.  THANKS!

gconftool-2 --unset /desktop/gnome/background/picture_filename
gconftool-2 --type String --
set /desktop/gnome/background/picture_filename "$pic"

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