Category: Kubuntu

Added: 2nd of May 2023

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Where are the wallpapers located in Kubuntu. How to do I add my own wallpaper

In Kubuntu wallpapers are located under the following directory


To add your own wallpapers, create a new folder in the wallpapers directory named mybackgrounds

You will need to enter your root password
sudo mkdir /usr/share/wallpapers/mybackgrounds

Next CD to the directory where your new wallpaper is located and use the cp command to copy the wallpaper to the mybackgrounds folder
sudo cp mybackground.jpg /usr/share/wallpapers/mybackgrounds

Right click on your Desktop and select Configure Desktop and Wallpaper

Then select your new wallpaper