[CentOS] C7 Desktop background

Liam O'Toole liam.p.otoole at gmail.com
Mon May 16 10:09:19 UTC 2016

On 2016-05-15, Rob Kampen
<rkampen at kampensonline.com> wrote:
> Hi Just stumbled into a problem with my recent new build C7 work
> station.  Fully updated, gnome desktop, all was working well until I
> had a play with Tweak Tool, I wanted to try some other themes for
> window layouts as the default seems to not show check boxes correctly
> in all situations. I haven't yet determined what is causing this but
> suspected another theme may work better, as not being able to see the
> correct status of a check box is somewhat frustrating.  So I made and
> tried numerous changes with this Tweak Tool, but only used the items
> that were installed as default installed select options, no special
> import of any other themes or extensions.  At one point I lost the
> Desktop background - cannot recall which change triggered this,
> however as I have tried all the other options on just about every tab,
> I still have a gray desktop.  If I move the cursor to the top left
> corner and it shows all the open windows, the desktop wallpaper /
> background shows just fine, but when I select any window/app, my
> desktop reverts to gray.  I have tried resetting the desktop
> background but it does not remove this aberration.
> Any gnome gurus out there that can point me to the gnome foo required
> to get my desktop looking 21st century and not like my old monochrome
> Windows386 circa late 1980's.
> Thanks Rob

Try this:

	dconf reset /org/gnome/desktop/background/picture-uri

Type 'dconf help' for more information.



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