DesktopNova Background Changer For Gnome & Xfce Desktop Environments

DesktopNova helps you to auto change backgrounds after an adjustable time from multiple files and folders you can add it to different profiles.

DesktopNova is quite similar to wally application we mentioned it before in this post Here also does same functions as DesktopNova but wally includes many features like searching for pictures on different search engines and artwork websites.

DesktopNova Features

  1. Support different files formats like png, jpg, jpeg, bmp, svg, gif, and tif.
  2. Support Gnome and Xfce desktop environments so far.
  3. Mouse wheel background switching.
  4. Multiple Profiles.
  5. Adjustable time per minutes.
  6. Change wallpaper every launch.
  7. System Tray Icon.


Download DesktopNova

DesktopNova available to install directly from Ubuntu software center for Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick and Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal.

Or Open Terminal and type

sudo apt-get install desktopnova

Also available for Ubuntu Karmic and Lucid From PPA Here.

Different Download Option for other distribution Here.


  • Wally wallpaper changer Here.
  • Homepage of Stefan Haller Here.
  • Launchpad DesktopNova Here.

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