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Variety – free and open source wallpaper downloader and manager for Linux systems


  • Running Variety at system startup;
  • It is possible to change the Wallpaper on your desktop after a specified period of time: seconds, minutes, hours, days;
  • You can choose sources for changing desktop Wallpapers: local folders or Internet services (Flickr, Unsplash, and others);
  • You can copy images to favorites (you can choose a place to save them);
  • You can apply various effects to the Wallpaper: grayscale, blur, oil painting, pixelation, and others;
  • You can enable the display of random wise quotes (you can customize their appearance, location, sources, and time period for changing);
  • You can enable digital clock display;
  • You can customize the size and color;
  • Integration with the system tray: switch wallpapers, view the history of wallpaper changes, pause wallpaper changes.

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The software Variety is available for installation on Linux.

Install Sotware via Software Center (appstream)

Install Software via PPA repository

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:peterlevi/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install variety

Install Software via RPM package

Software Information

Language Interface:English, Russian, Deutsch, Spanish, French and others
Description version:0.8.3
Developer:Peter Levi
Programming language:Python
License:GPL v3

13.02.24: added new installation methods: Software Center (appstream), Deb, RPM.

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