How To Adjust Image Options When Setting Desktop Background...

Eddie G. O'Connor Jr. eoconnor25 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 17 21:27:02 UTC 2013


On 03/17/2013 02:51 PM, Richard Vickery wrote:
>
> EGO, it's at the end of this email. Sorry for the delay; I thought I 
> had sent this up.
>
> Best regards,
> Richard
>
> On Mar 17, 2013 10:25 AM, "Richard Vickery" 
> <richard.vickeryrv at gmail.com <mailto:richard.vickeryrv at gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>
>     On Mar 17, 2013 10:00 AM, "Eddie G. O'Connor Jr."
>     <eoconnor25 at gmail.com <mailto:eoconnor25 at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     >
>     > On 03/17/2013 11:10 AM, Richard Vickery wrote:
>     >>
>     >>
>     >> On Mar 16, 2013 9:09 PM, "Eddie G. O'Connor Jr."
>     <eoconnor25 at gmail.com <mailto:eoconnor25 at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     >> >
>     >> > Figured I'd have to re-name the subject line in order to get
>     a response? Here's the original inquiry again:
>     >> >
>     >> > I seem to recall someone posting the procedure to "restoring"
>     the Options for setting a desktop background
>     (Center-Scale-Zoom-Tiles-etc) I have a friend who's Dell Inspirion
>     laptop was on its last legs, so I assisted them in installing F18,
>     but the feature for handling the desktop background is
>     gone...(missing? kidnapped?) Can anyone help with what needs to be
>     done in order to get it back?
>     >> >
>     >> > Thanks To All
>     >> >
>     >> >
>     >> > EGO II
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>     >> I have a Dell Inspirion  1420 and found this feature - in Gnome
>     after clicking the user in the upper right corner, System Settings
>     --> Background (all of which is probably redundant as you have
>     probably done this) - then, with seemingly the same issue you have
>     where there are no buttons, after days I found that clicking the
>     image is where the access point is.
>     >>
>     >> Hope this helps,
>     >>
>     >> Richard
>     >>
>     >>
>     >
>     > "after days I found that clicking the image is where the access
>     point is" I'm thinking you mean the actual picture you want to be
>     set as your background? Yeah, I'm clicking on that and I still get
>     no settings that will allow me to set whether the background is
>     Tiled.....Centered.......Fills the screen...Scales to size etc. I
>     wonder if there's a configuration file that can be altered?....and
>     Thanks for the reply!!
>     >
>     >
>     > EGO II
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>     Not the image that you want, yet; click on the image inside the
>     square. This will give you the options for choosing a new image,
>     and resizing is:
>
>     $  gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.background picture-options scaled
>
>
>
Thanks SO much Richard!Q I think this helped!


EGO II
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