Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Ubuntu: Changing wall papers of real time earth

Now changing desktop wall papers of earth. It is real time earth pictures.

Firstly, install the gnome schedule

In terminal

sudo apt-get install gnome-schedule

Then go to

Applications->System Tools->Scheduled Tasks


Now press New button




Type Description->Rotating wall paper
Command->wget -r -N http://static.die.net/earth/mercator/1600.jpg
Next option ->suppress output

Then press apply

The download jpg picture is saved in
/home/usrname/static.die.net/earth/mercator/1600.jpg.

Now right click on desktop and select change desktop background->background. Press Add and navigate the /home/username/static.die.net/earth/mercator and select 1600.jpg file.

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