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Wine Virtual Desktop Custom Background

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ap4aaron Thursday 31 October 2013 at 3:44
ap4aaronAnonymous

In desktop intergration, I saw there was an option to change the background to another solid color. Is there any way to use your own image as the background?
booman Wednesday 26 February 2014 at 20:27
booman

Sure is, I'll have to try it as well.

  1. Set the virtual desktop size first.  ex:  1024x768
  2. Create a desktop image the exact same size.  ex:  1024x768
  3. Save it as a bitmap:  wallpaper.bmp
  4. Save it in the Windows Folder: /home/username/.PlayOnLinux/wineprefix/game/drive_c/windows
    Note:  Use your login in place of "username"
  5. Navigate to:
    /home/username/.PlayOnLinux/wineprefix/game/drive_c/windows
  6. Open win.ini with gedit
  7. Add this entry:
    [code][desktop]
    Wallpaper=c:\windows\wallpaper.bmp[/code]

  8. Save it
  9. Relaunch Wine

[url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1tnc3xgELI]Wine Tutorial[/url]

Edited by booman


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Ronin DUSETTE Friday 18 April 2014 at 22:23
Ronin DUSETTE
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NICE! hahaha. I did not even think about doing that. Especially to have a custom background for each game, all high def and stuff. I will for sure remember this.

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