fbsetbg - Set a background wallpaper or pattern
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fbsetbg -bB fbsetrootoptions...
is a wrapper that tries to find a suitable background-setting
app and then tries to set the wallpaper using that app. You don’t have
to configure fbsetbg. It just uses the first app it can find.
Furthermore it supports remembering the last set wallpaper so you don’t
have to edit the style or init-file to change the wallpaper.
It aims to provide clear error messages in a window that make debugging problems
Set fullscreen wallpaper.
Set centered wallpaper.
Set tiled wallpaper.
Set maximized wallpaper, preserving aspect (if
your bgsetter doesn’t support this option fbsetbg falls back to
Use specified wallpapersetter, use no argument
Forward the options to fbsetroot(1).
These can be used to set a solid, pattern, or gradient background
Set random wallpaper from a directory.
Same as the lowercase option but without
Set previous wallpaper. Or, if the random
feature was last used, set another random wallpaper from the same
Display useful information about best
Display some useful tips.
Display a help message.
In this file the wallpaper you set will be
stored, for the -l option.
Wallpapersetters to use. This can be a
space-delimited list of the applications to try, or just a single name.
The display you want to set the wallpaper
To use feh(1)
as wallpapersetter and set wallpapper.jpg
current directory as wallpaper.
$ wpsetters=feh fbsetbg wallpaper.jpg
Recall the last set wallpaper on display :0.0
with the stored options.
$ DISPLAY=:0.0 fbsetbg -l
is not foolproof.
The author of fbsetbg is Han Boetes <han at fluxbox.org>
This manpage was converted to asciidoc format by Jim Ramsay <i.am at
jimramsay.com> for fluxbox-1.1.2