Last Updated on July 24, 2023
Chwall is a tiny automatic wallpaper changer.
Its name is the contraction of change wallpaper, which may be pronounced as a twisted version of cheval, which means horse in French.
This is free and open source software.
The software can retrieve pictures from:
- Local folders.
- Bing pictures of the day.
- National Geographic pictures of the day.
- NASA astronomical pictures of the day.
- deviantart RSS feeds.
- Unsplash random API (requires a free account to access their API).
- Smashing Magazine monthly wallpaper collection.
Chwall is organized around 4 components:
chwall-icon are alternative graphical interface to the simple
chwall command line client. These 3 programs are here to drive the
chwall-daemon component, which is responsible to change the wallpaper at given interval of time.
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