change permissions to copy pictures into backgrounds
On 5 May 2012 15:36, Thomas Blasejewicz <email@example.com> wrote:
> Good evening
> The other day I newly installed Ubuntu 12.04.
> I tried to copy pictures into the default folder. I was denied access
> (allowed to copy those files), because
> I have not the right permissions.
> Looking at the properties shows, that the "owner"is root.
> I tried to find answers online, where I got "sudo naut ... " or
> "sudo chmod ..." etc. but none of those tricks has worked yet.
> I would love to have the option (apparently not available) to CHOOSE the
> default folder for my wallpapers.
If you are doing this in order to set the desktop background then put
the images into your Pictures folder, then right click the desktop and
select Change Desktop Background, Click where it says Wallpapers and
you will be given the option of fetching from your Pictures Folder.
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