A wallpaper is a a great way to embellish your desktop. It is not so surprising that many people use programs and/or websites to find new wallpapers to brighten their day.

My personal choice as wallpaper provider and changer is variety from Peter Levi.

Installing could not be simpler. Copy/paste these lines in a terminal.

 

You can read more here. This is just the playlist from Youtube.

Variety explained 1 : where is the working directory of variety

Where are all these downloaded wallpapers?Make it yourself icon theme https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4xeU9zECB-VXL8ZtlEOqrYLinux Mint 18 cinnamon complete customization https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS43s05ltH9xh7paFteoT7UBMint-Y theming - change the colour https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS41WmxZtkmV_6Qo4haKzO-uMore information and downloads Customisation : https://github.com/erikdubois/Ultimate-Linux-Mint-18-Cinnamon Sardi icons: htt…

Variety explained 2 : how to set variety not to show nudity wallpapers

Project : on a working computer you might consider not to show nudity wallpapers!Playlists:Make it yourself icon theme https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4xeU9zECB-VXL8ZtlEOqrYLinux Mint 18 cinnamon complete customization https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS43s05ltH9xh7paFteoT7UBMint-Y theming - change the colour https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS41WmxZtkmV_6Qo4haKzO-uMore information and downloads Customisation : https://github.com/erikdubo…

Variety explained 3 : variety menu options

What options are there when you open the variety menu.Playlists:Make it yourself icon theme https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4xeU9zECB-VXL8ZtlEOqrYLinux Mint 18 cinnamon complete customization https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS43s05ltH9xh7paFteoT7UBMint-Y theming - change the colour https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS41WmxZtkmV_6Qo4haKzO-uMore information and downloads Customisation : https://github.com/erikdubois/Ultimate-Linux-Mint-18-C…

Variety explained 4 : how to set a custom icon for variety

Project : how to set a custom icon for variety with the use of the sardi iconsPlaylists:Make it yourself icon theme https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4xeU9zECB-VXL8ZtlEOqrYLinux Mint 18 cinnamon complete customization https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS43s05ltH9xh7paFteoT7UBMint-Y theming - change the colour https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS41WmxZtkmV_6Qo4haKzO-uMore information and downloads Customisation : https://github.com/erikdubois/…

Variety explained 5 : how to change the custom icon from colour for variety

Project : the variety indicator might not be suitable in colour in your icon theme or your theme. Change it yourself with inkscapePlaylists:Make it yourself icon theme https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4xeU9zECB-VXL8ZtlEOqrYLinux Mint 18 cinnamon complete customization https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS43s05ltH9xh7paFteoT7UBMint-Y theming - change the colour https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS41WmxZtkmV_6Qo4haKzO-uMore information and do…

Variety explained 7 : how to save the custom keyboard shortcuts for a next time

Project : Making custom keyboard shortcuts takes time. Can we save them for a next clean installation or for another computer.Playlists:Make it yourself icon theme https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4xeU9zECB-VXL8ZtlEOqrYLinux Mint 18 cinnamon complete customization https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS43s05ltH9xh7paFteoT7UBMint-Y theming - change the colour https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS41WmxZtkmV_6Qo4haKzO-uMore information and downlo…

Variety explained 8 : how to sync favorite wallpapers between systems

When you login to vrty.org you will be able to sync your favorite wallpapers between computers.Playlists:Make it yourself icon theme https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4xeU9zECB-VXL8ZtlEOqrYLinux Mint 18 cinnamon complete customization https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS43s05ltH9xh7paFteoT7UBMint-Y theming - change the colour https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS41WmxZtkmV_6Qo4haKzO-uMore information and downloads Customisation : https://githu…

Variety explained 10 : variety has some great image effects build-in like grayscale

Variety can change your wallpaper from look by using effects - filters like grayscalePlaylists:Make it yourself icon theme https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4xeU9zECB-VXL8ZtlEOqrYLinux Mint 18 cinnamon complete customization https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS43s05ltH9xh7paFteoT7UBMint-Y theming - change the colour https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS41WmxZtkmV_6Qo4haKzO-uMore information and downloads Customisation : https://github.com/erik…

Variety explained 11 : desktoppr and variety go very well together

Variety uses desktoppr as source for the wallpapers. Make an account, link it to your dropbox account and include the dropbox folder from desktoppr as source.Playlists:Make it yourself icon theme https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4xeU9zECB-VXL8ZtlEOqrYLinux Mint 18 cinnamon complete customization https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS43s05ltH9xh7paFteoT7UBMint-Y theming - change the colour https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS41WmxZtkmV_6Qo4haKzO-…

Variety explained 12 : scrolling over the icon of variety results in changing the wallpaper

Just scroll over the icon of variety in the bottom right corner to get the next or previous wallpaperThis movie :Playlists:Make it yourself icon theme https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4xeU9zECB-VXL8ZtlEOqrYLinux Mint 18 cinnamon complete customization https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS43s05ltH9xh7paFteoT7UBMint-Y theming - change the colour https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS41WmxZtkmV_6Qo4haKzO-uMore information and downloads Customis…

93 how to make a custom keyboard shortcut to change the wallpaper in variety

Project : How to make a custom keyboard shortcut on any system for variety to trash the current wallpaper next wallpaper previous wallpaper favorite wallpaperWorks on many distro's Tested here on solus budgie.Playlists:Make it yourself icon theme https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4xeU9zECB-VXL8ZtlEOqrYLinux Mint 18 cinnamon complete customization https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS43s05ltH9xh7paFteoT7UBMint-Y theming - change the colour https://www.yout…

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