In this tutorial we will configure the Ubuntu 20.04 wallpaper background to change automatically between set amount of images.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to configure Ubuntu 20.04 wallpaper desktop slideshow
  • Set the time between each automatic wallpaper change
Configure Ubuntu 20.04 wallpaper slideshow
Configure Ubuntu 20.04 wallpaper slideshow

Software Requirements and Conventions Used

Software Requirements and Linux Command Line Conventions
Category Requirements, Conventions or Software Version Used
System Installed Ubuntu 20.04 or upgraded Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa
Software N/A
Other Privileged access to your Linux system as root or via the sudo command.
Conventions # - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command
$ - requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user

Ubuntu 20.04 wallpaper slideshow step by step instructions

  1. Use the Software application to install shotwell image viewer. Alternatively execute the following command to install Shotwell:
    $ sudo apt install shotwell
    


  2. Start shotwell image viewer application
    Start shotwell image viewer application using the Activities menu.
  3.  select all desired images to be part of the desktop wallpaper slideshow
    Using your mouse select all desired images to be part of the desktop wallpaper slideshow

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  5. Set as Desktop Slideshow
    While all the the images are selected click on File and select Set as Desktop Slideshow.


  6. Set the time between each automatic wallpaper change
    Set the time between each automatic wallpaper change. Optionally, also set wallpaper slideshow to be shown on your lock screen.
    image exporting
    Wait until the image exporting is completed and you should be all set
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