Install Variety Wallpaper Changer on Ubuntu 13.10, 13.04, Linux Mint

July 12, 2013 — 1 Comment

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This tutorial will show you how to install Variety wallpaper changer on Ubuntu 13.10, 13.04, 12.04 & Linux Mint 13, 14, 15 via ppa repository.

Variety is an automatic wallpaper changer, downloader & manager. It makes easy to create Desktop Wallpaper Slideshows on Ubuntu & Linux Mint.

Variety changes your desktop wallpaper on a regular basis, using user-specified or automatically downloaded images. It has an indicator applet on your panel that allows to easily change wallpapers.

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Variety can download wallpapers from wallbase.cc, ns223506.ovh.net, wallpapers.net, flickr.com, imgur.com, deviantart.com, interfacelift.com, vladstudio.com.

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

1.) Copy and paste this command and run in terminal, it add the stable ppa to your system.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:peterlevi/ppa

2.) If you’ve already installed Synaptic Package Manger, open it and click Reload button. Search for and install variety package.

If not, run this command instead:

sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install variety

Enjoy!

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One response to Install Variety Wallpaper Changer on Ubuntu 13.10, 13.04, Linux Mint

  1. Thanks a lot for this! Works great!

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