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## BackSlide A simple Gnome-Shell Extension for an automatic background-image (wallpaper) slideshow. ### Screenshots The Widget: ![Widget Screenshot](https://bitbucket.org/LukasKnuth/backslide/raw/42dac894181f6d28611876110cf1ed08c6468c4e/_data/widget_screenshot.jpg) The preferences page to manage the image list. ![Preferences Screenshot](https://bitbucket.org/LukasKnuth/backslide/raw/42dac894181f6d28611876110cf1ed08c6468c4e/_data/list_screenshot.jpg) (Wallpapers **not** included) ### Installation The extension should be installed from the official extension repository. It can be found here: [![Install](http://media.cdn.ubuntu-de.org/wiki/attachments/56/32/Kippschalter-ON.png)](https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/543/backslide/) #### Manual installation If you need to "install" the extension manually, you'll need the following utilities: * `git` * `glib-compile-schemas` * `gnome-tweak-tool` (Optional) The packages which include the above tools may vary across different Linux distributions. Check your distributions wiki/package list to find the most suitable package for you. Afterwards, simply follow these steps: # Clone the repository (you might already did this!) git clone https://LukasKnuth@bitbucket.org/LukasKnuth/backslide.git BackSlide cd BackSlide # "Compile" the settings-schema: glib-compile-schemas backslide\@codeisland.org/schemas/ # Copy the files over to the local extension directory: cp -r backslide\@codeisland.org/ ~/.local/share/gnome-shell/extensions/ Afterwards, you can activate the extension either by using the `gnome-tweak-tool` or at [extensions.gnome.org/local](https://extensions.gnome.org/local/) ### Settings All settings can be changed from the `gnome-shell-extension-prefs`-tool or from the command line. Although you can set them using the `dconf`-tool, **using the frontend/widget is preferred!**. * **Delay (in minutes) between wallpaper changes:** (*default*: `5`) `dconf write /org/gnome/shell/extensions/backslide/delay 15` * **Whether or not the wallpaper-list should be shuffled** (*default*: `true`) `dconf write /org/gnome/shell/extensions/backslide/random true|false` * **The List of wallpapers as a string-array of absolute, unix-styled path's:** (*default*: `[]`) `dconf write /org/gnome/shell/extensions/backslide/image-list "['/path/to/picture.png', '/another/pic.png']"` * **The already elapsed time (in minutes) from the last interval** (*default*: `0`) `dconf write /org/gnome/shell/extensions/backslide/elapsed-time 0` Settings changed, using the `dconf`-tool will **apply, after the extension is restarted**. ### Contribute If you are a developer/translator and you want to contribute to BackSlide, make sure to read "DEVELOPMENT.md" or "TRANSLATION.md" respectively.