[nSLUG] Ubuntu desktop background

Richard Bonner ak621 at chebucto.ns.ca
Sun Sep 19 16:14:27 ADT 2010


On Sun, 19 Sep 2010, Doooh Head wrote:

> I am looking for some information about Ubuntu's desktop background. 
> There is a UI for changing the desktop background but there is also 
> a way to make the desktop appear to show an animated (set of) 
> image(s) whereby you create an XML file listing all of the images 
> that you want to display, duration, etc.  I would like some 
> information about this XML file, perhaps a DTD, or some description 
> about what is possible in it.  Does anyone know where I can find 
> this out? I am a programmer and am looking to write a small java app 
> that builds these xml files. Any help would be appreciated.
>
> Doooh Head

***   If by "animation" you mean a slideshow, I would write a script 
that cycles through the images you want.

  Richard



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