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Linux Candy: Fondo – wallpaper tool

Last Updated on May 25, 2022

In Operation

When you start Fondo, you are presented with a window with 3 tabs running along the bottom. The images below show the first two tabs.

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For each thumbnail there’s an icon in the top left hand corner which lets you select the image. The right hand icons let you maximise a particular image and share the image via social media.

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The final tab shows a history of photos. Keep your favourite photos with you with each new wallpaper being saved in the history.

There’s slideshow support. This lets you choose a set of photos to create a stunning slideshow on your desktop. You can select the frequency the wallpaper changes: choose between 30 minutes, 1 hour, or 1 day.

What else does the program offer?

  • Use the infinite scroll to load more photos.
  • Find out what you like: Search by categories or type in the search bar.
  • Share with your friends: Select a variety of options for sharing an Unsplash link to the photo via social media platforms.
  • Filter by orientation: Portrait, Landscape or Any.
  • An image can be centred, scaled, spanned, or zoomed.
  • Download any photo you wish.
  • Dark background is available.
  • Tooltips when hovering over a photo.
  • Internationalization support.

Next page: Page 3 – Summary

Pages in this article:
Page 1 – Introduction / Installation
Page 2 – In Operation
Page 3 – Summary

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