Provided by: variety_0.7.1-1_all
variety - open-source wallpaper changer for Linux
variety [options] [files or urls]
Variety is an open-source wallpaper changer, downloader, and manager for Linux. It supports a variety of sources for wallpapers, including local files, online services such as Flickr, Wallbase.cc, Wallpapers.net, NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day, Desktoppr.co, and media RSS feeds (Picasa, deviantART, etc.).
Passing local files will add them to Variety's queue. Passing remote URLs will make Variety fetch them to Fetched folder and place them in the queue. To set a specific wallpaper: variety /some/local/image.jpg --next
--version show program's version number and exit -h, --help show this help message and exit -v, --verbose Show logging messages (-vv shows even finer debugging messages, -vvv debugs variety_lib too) -q, --quit Make the running instance quit --get, --current, --show-current Print the current wallpaper location. Used only when the application is already running. -n, --next Show Next wallpaper -p, --previous Show Previous wallpaper --fast-forward Show Next wallpaper, skipping the forward history -t, --trash Move current wallpaper to Trash. Used only when the application is already running. -f, --favorite Copy current wallpaper to Favorites. Used only when the application is already running. --move-to-favorites Move current wallpaper to Favorites. Used only when the application is already running. --pause Pause on current image --resume Resume regular image changes --toggle-pause Toggle Pause/Resume state --quotes-next Show Next quote --quotes-previous Show Previous quote --quotes-fast-forward Show Next quote, skipping the forward history --quotes-toggle-pause Toggle Quotes Pause/Resume state --quotes-save-favorite Save the current quote to Favorites --history Toggle History display --downloads Toggle Recent Downloads display --preferences, --show-preferences Show Preferences dialog --selector, --show-selector Show manual wallpaper selector - the thumbnail bar filled with images from the active image sources --set-option=SET_OPTIONS Sets and applies an option. The option names are the same that are used in Variety's config file ~/.config/variety/variety.conf. Multiple options can be set in a single command. Example: 'variety --setoption icon Dark --set-option clock_enabled True'. USE WITH CAUTION: You are changing the settings file directly in an unguarded way. --debug-smart Debug VRTY.ORG and sync functionality by using local server