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Variety is a wallpaper manager for Linux systems. It supports numerous desktops and wallpaper sources, including local files and online services: Flickr, Unsplash, and more.
Variety is written in Python.
To build variety you need python-distutils-extra for Python 3.
On Arch-based distros, this package is installed with the command.
$ sudo pacman -S python-distutils-extra
Then you can clone the project’s repository and install via the project’s setup.py script.
$ git clone https://github.com/varietywalls/variety.git
$ cd variety
$ python3 setup.py install
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Page 1 – Introduction / Installation
Page 2 – In Operation
Page 3 – Summary