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[SOLVED] variety not delivering wallpapers

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[SOLVED] variety not delivering wallpapers

Post by njb » Fri Dec 01, 2017 8:48 pm

Hye , I just installed archmerge 6.2 and amd-i3
My surprise , variety is not delivering wallpapers as it should do .
I'll come back here to have or give news :ugeek:

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Re: [OPEN] variety not delivering wallpapers

Post by erikdubois » Fri Dec 01, 2017 9:57 pm

here it is one big stream of pictures

narrow down the problem

xfce, openbox or i3
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Re: [OPEN] variety not delivering wallpapers

Post by njb » Fri Dec 01, 2017 10:35 pm

AMD-i3 from the github archmergelinux/amd-i3
I run all the scripts ..
Everything is running normal ..
Except Variety , the background in desktop stay always dark grey
Tomorrow will be better ..

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Re: [OPEN] variety not delivering wallpapers

Post by erikdubois » Sat Dec 02, 2017 8:00 am

Take a look at the personal folder.

There is a script about variety in there.
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Re: [OPEN] variety not delivering wallpapers

Post by njb » Sat Dec 02, 2017 10:34 am

I have run again variety script in the personnal folder , no change
So I installed a new package nitrogen and I could have a wallpaper in the background of the desktop :) ,
but now I'm realising that I have no transparancy and it's this reason why I wanted a background :roll:
is there anything wrong with compton ?

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Re: [OPEN] variety not delivering wallpapers

Post by erikdubois » Sat Dec 02, 2017 12:02 pm

Check if compton is running.
Check if you have the original compton - /etc/skel IF you install archmerge-i3wm git

If you added lines to compton - that might be the reason. If there is any code wrong in there, Compton will not launch. No transparency no shadows.
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Re: [OPEN] variety not delivering wallpapers

Post by njb » Sat Dec 02, 2017 1:32 pm

I installed 'compton' , and now I have transparancy ;)
Refering to variety , I installed 'feh' package , and now variety works :P

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Re: [OPEN] variety not delivering wallpapers

Post by darknetmatrix » Sat Dec 02, 2017 2:17 pm

great, gonna mark this one as solved ;)
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