Custom Transitioning Backgrounds in KDE4

In this series of articles, we've gone over making custom transitioning slide-show backgrounds in different desktop environments. So far, we've gone over GNOME, KDE3, and XFCE. This time, we'll do the same task in KDE4. I think that it is easiest to do this KDE4 compared to all of the other desktop environments.

Right click on the desktop and select "Desktop Settings".

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Change the wallpaper type from "Image" to slideshow.

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Click on "Add Folder" to add the folder that your images are located. If you don't want to include the default /usr/share/backgrounds folder as well, remove that folder using the remove button.

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Browse to the folder you wish to add, and click on "OK".

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Select the image interval and image positioning, then select "OK" to start the wallpaper slideshow.

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KDE4 appears to monitor the image directories that you choose, then selects at random from the wallpapers in those directories to establish your background. Enjoy!

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