Background doesn't show jpg's

Graeme Wolfendale gwolfendale at
Sun Mar 28 22:23:37 CEST 2010

hi john,

have you tried seeing if it opens images as a preview in whatever file
manager u prefer ? that seems pretty low level so success there would mean
success elsewhere ? let me know...


graeme wolfendale

On Sun, Mar 28, 2010 at 7:30 PM, John Coppens <john at> wrote:

> Hello all.
> Just installed Slackware-current on my laptop, and strangely enough, it
> doesn't accept any jpegs as background. Pngs do work...
> I checked if libjpeg was installed, checked if xfdesktop & co linked with
> an existing libjpeg library.
> Xfce Desktop does open the image, and makes the thumbnail (for the
> Desktop Settings dialog), just doesn't show it on the background.
> Suggestions?
> John
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