Last Updated on July 24, 2023
Nitrogen is software that lets you set the desktop background.
The utility has a browser mode which allows you to choose and apply a desktop background. There’s a recall mode that lets you apply the saved configuration from the command line.
This is free and open source software.
- Multihead and Xinerama awareness.
- Inotify monitoring of browse directory.
- Lazy loading of thumbnails to conserve memory.
- Automatic set mode which determines the best mode to set an image based on its size. There’s modes for scaled, centered, tiled, zoomed, and zoomed fill.
- Mutter support.
- LXDE support.
- Keyboard shortcuts.
- Internationalization support
Developer: Dave Foster, Javeed Shaikh and contributors
License: GNU General Public License v2.0
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