SOLVED: No longer a slide show for backgrounds in 10.04?
On Mon, 10 May 2010 11:32:02 -0500
"Cybe R. Wizard" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> In one of my Lucid VirtualBox installations (but not the other and
> both are updated together) there is a, "Cosmos," background available
> in System>Preferences>Apperance>Backgrounds which is a slideshow
> background. It points to /usr/share/backgrounds/cosmos for its lovely
> pictures and they replace one another as backgrounds on the desktop.
> I did try just copying this directory over to my current actual
> installation but it didn't work. No surprise there.
> It doesn't appear in my actual installation nor in the second Virtual
> installation. Does anyone have ideas about what it is/where it
> went/how to get it back?
A little investigation showed that it is part and parcel of
gnome-screensaver which I had removed in favor of xscreensaver.
Reinstalling gnome-screensaver has gotten me the nice background
slideshow once again.
Now for some changes to it to allow my own images!
Cybe R. Wizard
When Windows are opened the bugs come in.
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