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Automatic wallpaper switcher for Gnome

#!/usr/bin/env bash

if [ $# -ne 2 ];then
	echo -n "Usage: $0 directory_name timeout_in_seconds
	Leave the directory name blank for Current Directory
	For you lazy pal, I assume timeout as 5 sec and Directory as current
	Do you want to accept this settings? (Y/n): ";
	read response
	if [[ "$response" =~ ^[^yY] ]];then
		exit 0
	fi
fi

function set_wallpaper(){
	gconftool-2 -s /desktop/gnome/background/picture_options "centered" -t string;
	gconftool-2 -s /desktop/gnome/background/picture_filename "$1" -t string;
}
		
TIMEOUT=${2-5};
WALL_DIR=${1-`pwd`};

echo "Timeout value is: $TIMEOUT";
echo "Directory is: $WALL_DIR";
echo 

if [ ! -d "$WALL_DIR" ];then
	echo "The Directory Specified is invalid..";
	exit 1;
fi

filelst="$(find "$WALL_DIR" -type f -name '*.jpg' -o -name '*.png')";
if [ -z "$filelst" ];then
	echo "No Suitable files found in this location: $WALL_DIR";
	exit 1;
fi

while true;do
	filename=`echo "$filelst" | shuf -n 1`
	set_wallpaper "$filename";
	sleep $TIMEOUT;
done
exit 0
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(Y/n): &quot;</span><span class="p">;</span> </span><span id="L-8"><a name="L-8"></a> <span class="nb">read</span> response </span><span id="L-9"><a name="L-9"></a> <span class="k">if</span> <span class="o">[[</span> <span class="s2">&quot;</span><span class="nv">$response</span><span class="s2">&quot;</span> <span class="o">=</span>~ ^<span class="o">[</span>^yY<span class="o">]</span> <span class="o">]]</span><span class="p">;</span><span class="k">then</span> </span><span id="L-10"><a name="L-10"></a> <span class="nb">exit</span> 0 </span><span id="L-11"><a name="L-11"></a> <span class="k">fi</span> </span><span id="L-12"><a name="L-12"></a><span class="k">fi</span> </span><span id="L-13"><a name="L-13"></a> </span><span id="L-14"><a name="L-14"></a><span class="k">function</span> set_wallpaper<span class="o">(){</span> </span><span id="L-15"><a name="L-15"></a> gconftool-2 -s /desktop/gnome/background/picture_options <span class="s2">&quot;centered&quot;</span> -t string<span class="p">;</span> </span><span id="L-16"><a name="L-16"></a> gconftool-2 -s /desktop/gnome/background/picture_filename <span class="s2">&quot;</span><span class="nv">$1</span><span class="s2">&quot;</span> -t string<span class="p">;</span> </span><span id="L-17"><a name="L-17"></a><span class="o">}</span> </span><span id="L-18"><a name="L-18"></a> </span><span id="L-19"><a name="L-19"></a><span class="nv">TIMEOUT</span><span class="o">=</span><span class="si">${</span><span class="nv">2</span><span class="p">-5</span><span class="si">}</span><span class="p">;</span> </span><span id="L-20"><a name="L-20"></a><span class="nv">WALL_DIR</span><span class="o">=</span><span class="si">${</span><span class="nv">1</span><span class="p">-</span><span class="sb">`</span><span class="nb">pwd</span><span class="sb">`</span><span class="si">}</span><span class="p">;</span> </span><span id="L-21"><a name="L-21"></a> </span><span id="L-22"><a name="L-22"></a><span class="nb">echo</span> <span class="s2">&quot;Timeout value is: </span><span class="nv">$TIMEOUT</span><span class="s2">&quot;</span><span class="p">;</span> </span><span id="L-23"><a name="L-23"></a><span class="nb">echo</span> <span class="s2">&quot;Directory is: </span><span class="nv">$WALL_DIR</span><span class="s2">&quot;</span><span class="p">;</span> </span><span id="L-24"><a name="L-24"></a><span class="nb">echo</span> </span><span id="L-25"><a name="L-25"></a> </span><span id="L-26"><a name="L-26"></a><span class="k">if</span> <span class="o">[</span> ! -d <span class="s2">&quot;</span><span class="nv">$WALL_DIR</span><span class="s2">&quot;</span> <span class="o">]</span><span class="p">;</span><span class="k">then</span> </span><span id="L-27"><a name="L-27"></a> <span class="nb">echo</span> <span class="s2">&quot;The Directory Specified is invalid..&quot;</span><span class="p">;</span> </span><span id="L-28"><a name="L-28"></a> <span class="nb">exit</span> 1<span class="p">;</span> </span><span id="L-29"><a name="L-29"></a><span class="k">fi</span> </span><span id="L-30"><a name="L-30"></a> </span><span id="L-31"><a name="L-31"></a><span class="nv">filelst</span><span class="o">=</span><span class="s2">&quot;</span><span class="k">$(</span>find <span class="s2">&quot;</span><span class="nv">$WALL_DIR</span><span class="s2">&quot;</span> -type f -name <span class="s1">&#39;*.jpg&#39;</span> -o -name <span class="s1">&#39;*.png&#39;</span><span class="k">)</span><span class="s2">&quot;</span><span class="p">;</span> </span><span id="L-32"><a name="L-32"></a><span class="k">if</span> <span class="o">[</span> -z <span class="s2">&quot;</span><span class="nv">$filelst</span><span class="s2">&quot;</span> <span class="o">]</span><span class="p">;</span><span class="k">then</span> </span><span id="L-33"><a name="L-33"></a> <span class="nb">echo</span> <span class="s2">&quot;No Suitable files found in this location: </span><span class="nv">$WALL_DIR</span><span class="s2">&quot;</span><span class="p">;</span> </span><span id="L-34"><a name="L-34"></a> <span class="nb">exit</span> 1<span class="p">;</span> </span><span id="L-35"><a name="L-35"></a><span class="k">fi</span> </span><span id="L-36"><a name="L-36"></a> </span><span id="L-37"><a name="L-37"></a><span class="k">while</span> true<span class="p">;</span><span class="k">do</span> </span><span id="L-38"><a name="L-38"></a> <span class="nv">filename</span><span class="o">=</span><span class="sb">`</span><span class="nb">echo</span> <span class="s2">&quot;</span><span class="nv">$filelst</span><span class="s2">&quot;</span> <span class="p">|</span> shuf -n 1<span class="sb">`</span> </span><span id="L-39"><a name="L-39"></a> set_wallpaper <span class="s2">&quot;</span><span class="nv">$filename</span><span class="s2">&quot;</span><span class="p">;</span> </span><span id="L-40"><a name="L-40"></a> sleep <span class="nv">$TIMEOUT</span><span class="p">;</span> </span><span id="L-41"><a name="L-41"></a><span class="k">done</span> </span><span id="L-42"><a name="L-42"></a><span class="nb">exit</span> 0 </span></pre></div> </td></tr></table>
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