How to Install Slidewall Wallpaper Changer on Ubuntu, Linux Mint

July 12, 2013 — Leave a comment


This brief tutorial shows how to install Slidewall on Ubuntu 13.04, 12.10, 12.04 and Linux Mint 13, 14, 15 via PPA repository.

Slidewall is a wallpaper changer for the Unity desktop. Created with Unity in mind Slidewall is fun, simple and quite fast. With slidewall, you can also put a Live Earth wallpaper, or Clock wallpaper on your desktop.


To install this app, press Ctrl+Alt+T to open terminal, then follow the below steps:

1.) Copy and paste this command and run. It adds the ppa repository to your system:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:fioan89/slidewall

2.) Update package lists to make it available:

sudo apt-get update

3.) Finally install the software:

sudo apt-get install slidewall


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