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[http://projects.l3ib.org/nitrogen/ Nitrogen] is a fast and lightweight desktop background browser and setter for X windows.
 
[http://projects.l3ib.org/nitrogen/ Nitrogen] is a fast and lightweight desktop background browser and setter for X windows.
  
 
== Installation ==
 
== Installation ==
  
Nitrogen is available from the standard repositories:
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[[Install]] the {{Pkg|nitrogen}} package.
  
# pacman -S nitrogen
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== Usage ==
  
== Usage ==
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Run {{ic|nitrogen --help}} for full details.  The following examples will get you started:
Run '''nitrogen --help''' for full details.  The following examples will get you started:
 
  
 
=== Setting wallpaper ===
 
=== Setting wallpaper ===
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To view and set the desired wallpaper from a specific directory recursively, run:
 
To view and set the desired wallpaper from a specific directory recursively, run:
  
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=== Restoring wallpaper ===
 
=== Restoring wallpaper ===
To restore the chosen wallpaper during subsequent sessions, add the following to your startup file (e.g. ~/.xinitrc, ~/.config/openbox/autostart, etc.):
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nitrogen --restore &
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To restore the chosen wallpaper during subsequent sessions, [[autostart]] the following command: {{ic|nitrogen --restore &}}
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== Troubleshooting ==
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=== Freeze with dual monitors ===
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Remove the current nitrogen configuration: [https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=46245]
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$ rm -r ~/.config/nitrogen/

Latest revision as of 08:52, 25 August 2017

Nitrogen is a fast and lightweight desktop background browser and setter for X windows.

Installation

Install the nitrogen package.

Usage

Run nitrogen --help for full details. The following examples will get you started:

Setting wallpaper

To view and set the desired wallpaper from a specific directory recursively, run:

$ nitrogen /path/to/image/directory/

To view and set the desired wallpaper from a specific directory non-recursively, run:

$ nitrogen --no-recurse /path/to/image/directory/

Restoring wallpaper

To restore the chosen wallpaper during subsequent sessions, autostart the following command: nitrogen --restore &

Troubleshooting

Freeze with dual monitors

Remove the current nitrogen configuration: [1]

$ rm -r ~/.config/nitrogen/