“nitrogen” is a graphical tool for browsing and setting desktop backgrounds in X Window environments. It provides a user-friendly interface for selecting and managing desktop backgrounds, making it easy for users to customize their desktop environment.
With “nitrogen”, users can browse through a directory of desktop background images and preview them directly on the desktop. The tool provides a simple and intuitive way to manage and set desktop backgrounds, allowing users to choose from a wide range of images and change the background whenever they like.
In addition to browsing and setting desktop backgrounds, “nitrogen” also provides some additional features, such as the ability to stretch, center, or tile images to fit the desktop. It also supports a variety of image formats, including JPEG, PNG, and GIF.
nitrogen Command Examples
1. View and set the wallpapers from a specific directory:
# nitrogen path/to/directory
2. Set the wallpaper with automatic size settings:
# nitrogen --set-auto path/to/file
3. Restore the previous wallpaper:
# nitrogen --restore