Thanks to my old HS pal Eric for this.
Here’s an easy shell script that will randomize your background every time you log in. It requires:
- The Gnome desktop manager in ubuntu (this may work for other distros, but I haven’t tested it)
- A single directory that contains a bunch of different background images (pre-sized) and ONLY those images.
- Access to your “Sessions” settings (under “Preferences”->”Sessions”) — if you can do normal settings changes, you should be able to do this.
First, open up your favorite text editor and create a file in your home directory called “rand_bg.sh” (or whatever you want to call it). Enter this text into it: Continue reading