Wednesday, May 23, 2018

How to Install Wallpapers from Older Ubuntu Releases in One Hit

Linuxslaves.com - Each Ubuntu release ships with beautiful wallpapers. Starting with 9.10 Karmic Koala, you can easily install all of community wallpapers in newer Ubuntu release with single command.

So here's mine (Ubuntu 18.04 LTS):

Old Ubuntu Wallpapers

Installing Previous Ubuntu Wallpapers

Step 1 - Open terminal via app launcher or simply press Ctrl+Alt+T

Open Ubuntu's terminal

Step 2 - Run the following command to install older Ubuntu wallpapers :

sudo apt-get install ubuntu-wallpapers-* edgy-wallpapers feisty-wallpapers gutsy-wallpapers

Suggested read :

Can I install specific version?. You can!. Simply use the command below to list them all :

$ apt-cache pkgnames ubuntu-wallpapers
ubuntu-wallpapers-karmic
ubuntu-wallpapers-vivid
ubuntu-wallpapers-maverick
ubuntu-wallpapers-zesty
ubuntu-wallpapers-utopic
ubuntu-wallpapers-wily
ubuntu-wallpapers-quantal
ubuntu-wallpapers-raring
ubuntu-wallpapers-precise
ubuntu-wallpapers-lucid
ubuntu-wallpapers-artful
ubuntu-wallpapers-natty
ubuntu-wallpapers-bionic
ubuntu-wallpapers-yakkety
ubuntu-wallpapers-trusty
ubuntu-wallpapers-oneiric
ubuntu-wallpapers-saucy
ubuntu-wallpapers-xenial

Step 3 - Once installed, you can now change the desktop background: launch System Settings > Background and choose you preferred one!.

These were all to install community wallpapers from old Ubuntu releases. Thanks for reading!.

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