Gnome 3: change wallpaper via commandline

Michael Cronenworth mike at
Mon Aug 8 16:23:42 UTC 2011

Jitesh Shah wrote:
> What is the "latest and the greatest" way to change the wallpaper via
> commandline? Did the gconf property migrate to some other directory?

Gnome 3 uses GTK3, which uses GSettings instead of GConf for storage.

You want "dconf" instead of "gconf" for the command-line tool.

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