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#1 2021-05-17 11:01:38

dajun
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Registered: 2019-07-29
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how to change desktop, grub, lightdm background ?

I installed openbox + lightdm on devuan 4,
the desktop is using "cinnabar" images,
how to change desktop, grub, lightdm background to the "darkpurpy", they are not listed.

# update-alternatives --config desktop-background
There are 6 choices for the alternative desktop-background (providing /usr/share/images/desktop-base/desktop-background).

  Selection    Path                                                               Priority   Status
------------------------------------------------------------
* 0            /usr/share/images/desktop-base/your-way_cinnabar-wide-large.svg     60        auto mode
  1            /usr/share/images/desktop-base/your-way_cinnabar-narrow-large.png   40        manual mode
  2            /usr/share/images/desktop-base/your-way_cinnabar-narrow-large.svg   45        manual mode
  3            /usr/share/images/desktop-base/your-way_cinnabar-narrow-small.png   25        manual mode
  4            /usr/share/images/desktop-base/your-way_cinnabar-wide-large.png     55        manual mode
  5            /usr/share/images/desktop-base/your-way_cinnabar-wide-large.svg     60        manual mode
  6            /usr/share/images/desktop-base/your-way_cinnabar-wide-small.png     40        manual mode

Press <enter> to keep the current choice[*], or type selection number: 



# ls /usr/share/images/desktop-base/
background.svg                  lightdm.xml                          your-way_darkpurpy-narrow-small.png
beo-greeter-narrow-large.png    lines-lockscreen.xml                 your-way_darkpurpy-wide-large.png
beo-greeter-wide-large.png      lines.xml                            your-way_darkpurpy-wide-large.svg
cinnabar.xml                    purpy.xml                            your-way_darkpurpy-wide-small.png
darkpurpy.xml                   your-way_cinnabar-narrow-large.png   your-way_purpy-narrow-large.png
desktop-background              your-way_cinnabar-narrow-large.svg   your-way_purpy-narrow-large.svg
desktop-background.xml          your-way_cinnabar-narrow-small.png   your-way_purpy-narrow-small.png
desktop-lightdm-background      your-way_cinnabar-wide-large.png     your-way_purpy-wide-large.png
desktop-lightdm-background.xml  your-way_cinnabar-wide-large.svg     your-way_purpy-wide-large.svg
desktop-splash                  your-way_cinnabar-wide-small.png     your-way_purpy-wide-small.png
greeter-narrow-large.png        your-way_darkpurpy-narrow-large.png
greeter-wide-large.png          your-way_darkpurpy-narrow-large.svg

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#2 2021-05-17 14:34:55

dice
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Registered: 2020-11-22
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Re: how to change desktop, grub, lightdm background ?

you would probably have to install them using update-alternatives if they are available and give a higher priority than the cinnabar theme.

https://manpages.debian.org/jessie/dpkg … .8.en.html


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