The Ubuntu team has slipped their default wallpaper to the public a little bit too early this time. The last several wallpapers appear extremely similar, so I wanted to put them both side by side…
There are several solutions for desktop customization when using Xfce 4. Many users may be unaware of the artwork package that can be downloaded to populate the list of available desktop wallpapers and backgrounds.
Install the Xfce 4 artwork package to quickly get many beautiful scenery photographs and artistic wallpapers. There are also a few unique Xfce creations included.
Here you can find some of the settings for the Xfdesktop, this is the desktop manager for Xfce 4. The Xfdesktop tool also offers a variety of customization options that users will enjoy.
Users are able to customize many aspects of their desktop, including the desktop background, icons, and menus. When you are finished with Xfdesktop be sure to customize Xfwm4 as well.
Here is another beautiful selection of desktop wallpapers that users can download for free. The Linux community provides an endless amount on fantastic wallpapers that will match any desktop theme.
Get New Wallpapers!
New wallpapers are constantly being created to keep the variety fresh. This is a small batch of my personal favorites from Gnome-Look.org.
One of the most important parts of desktop customization of course is the wallpaper. The wallpaper is an image or pattern which is used to stylize your desktop background.
Customize Your Wallpaper
Some Linux distributions will provide simple tools to help you change or customize the desktop background on your system, some will require moving files manually. Most distributions will provide you with a decent selection of default wallpapers to try as well, and more can always be downloaded for free.
Here are a few more fun wallpapers that I have enjoyed. This one is for all of the Arch Linux fans out there, its called Arch Hand. And a brief question, why does Arch have the best artists?
Here are a few hand selected desktop wallpapers for everyone to try on their Linux system. The Linux community constantly provides a vast number of modern HD wallpapers.