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➔ Where are the desktop wallpapers located in Xubuntu. /usr/share/xfce4/backdrops
Where are the Desktop wallpapers located in Lubuntu
On Lubuntu the wallpapers are located in the /usr/share/lubuntu/wallpapers directory.
To transfer your favourite wallpaper to this directory you will need root access.
As an example my favourite wallpaper is located as a .jpeg on my Desktop. In order to transfer this to the wallpapers directory we would issue the following command.
sudo cp /home/your_username/Desktop/your_image_name.jpeg /usr/share/lubuntu/wallpapers
Once transferred, select Preferences >> LXQT settings >> Desktop from the Lubuntu menu, then select the wallpaper you just transferred.