Hints and Tips -
Changing Desktop Wallpapers (Backgrounds), and adding new ones

How to change the desktop background ("Wallpaper")
Here we shall eventually have some captures of the dialogues used to change wallpapers, with some step by step instructions.


Provided Wallpapers (in /usr/share/backgrounds)

    The default 'Sky1image'  'In Flight'  'Puppy Wallpaper'  'Paw Desk'


Some extras (to put in /usr/share/backgrounds)

    Linspire's resolution test image  WindowsXP 'Bliss' desktop  FreeBSD 'Bliss' image  one of Linspire's competition entries for the desktop for the release of ver 5.0 of their operating system in 2005  found during development of PuppyLinux v2.15 Community Edition  found during development of PuppyLinux v2.15 Community Edition

    You might like to look here at our repository where we have a large range of "wallpapers" (desktop "backgrounds") for computers of all types.

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Programs in Puppy are open source (except where noted), and licences of individual products are duly acknowledged. The creation of the composite product named "Puppy", also known as "Puppy Linux" and "PuppyOS", is copyright © 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 Barry Kauler and all rights are reserved if not in conflict with other licences. Distribution is allowed, "hacking" is allowed, however Barry Kauler must always be acknowledged and the website www.puppylinux.com included in the acknowledgement. Spawning of parallel or divergent projects must be with the agreement of Barry Kauler.

Very simple, use entirely at your own risk. Barry Kauler accepts no liability or responsibility whatsoever, and you use Puppy with this understanding.


created 27th August 2006
updated 8th October 2007