Webilder wallpaper changer and Xfce

Christian Dywan christian at twotoasts.de
Wed Jun 23 23:31:48 CEST 2010

Am Wed, 23 Jun 2010 20:10:28 +0200
schrieb Mike Massonnet <mmassonnet at gmail.com>:

> 2010/6/23 Mike Massonnet <mmassonnet at gmail.com>:
> > 2010/6/23 Doug Laidlaw <laidlaws at hotkey.net.au>:
> >> I have compiled Webilder http://www.webilder.org/ and installed it
> >> under Xfce as a GNOME applet.  Everything seems to work except the
> >> screen change.
> >>
> >> When I first mentioned this app, somebody (I think Mike) mentioned
> >> that it should be possible to adapt it for Xfce.  I am not sure
> >> what changes are required.  Have I missed a step?
> >
> > Indeed, and I totally forgot about it. If it works with GNOME there
> > is a big probability that it updates the background for Nautilus
> > only. This brings you to two solutions, you write a small daemon
> > that listens to nautilus background changes and apply them back to
> > xfdesktop, or you patch webilder in order to update the xfdesktop
> > background setting in addition to the Nautilus one.
> >
> > But this is just speculation, I'm cloning the repository and will
> > see what I can patch :)
> I tried to install it (it did install fine) but when running it
> manually (or adding the GNOME applet) I get an error (“ImportError: No
> module named PIL”). I'm not sure what it is and really don't want to
> dig.

PIL is the Python Image Library, or "python imaging".


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