On Wed, 2007-06-13 at 20:32 -0700, Skunk Worx wrote: > Posting for completion. The actual key (the above is wrong) is : > > $ gconftool-2 -s -t string /desktop/gnome/background/picture_filename > /tmp/a.jpg > > ...not /gnome/desktop. > > Anyway, I am working around the regression by generating a unique file > name and deleting the previous one. > > I have no idea how long the cache trail is, but I am not changing the > image too often so perhaps it will be okay. Perhaps you might want to download the source code for one of the applets that changes the background image automatically, and see what technique they've used. -- (This box runs FC7, my others still run FC4, FC5, & FC6 in case that's important to the thread.) Don't send private replies to my address, the mailbox is ignored. I read messages from the public lists.