Wallpaper cycle

Randomly change wallpaper in a gnome windows manager.

Change your desktop wallpaper randomly.

Date Created:Friday January 19th, 2007 07:19 PM
Date Modified:Saturday August 02nd, 2008 12:36 AM

from os import listdirsystem
from random import sample

#get list of files in /home/user/wallpapers/
fileList listdir("/home/usr/wallpapers/")
#randomly choose one
theChosenOne sample(fileList1)
#set wallpaper
system('gconftool-2 --type string --set /desktop/gnome/background/picture_filename "/home/osx/wallpapers/' str(theChosenOne[0]) + '"')
#scale wallpaper
system('gconftool-2 --type string --set /desktop/gnome/background/picture_options "zoom"')

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Wallpaper cycle by Dan Lynch
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