Ubuntu: Change your wallpaper with PHP

In your home directory, put all the wallpapers you like.

The script is rather simple:

$path = '/home/xxxxxxx/wallpapers/';
$files = scandir($path);
$files = array_slice($files, 2);

	for($i = 1; $i 

You can get KCron to set this script as a cron job in your system (sudo apt-get install kcron). Unless you like to edit the jobs manually, of course. I find KCron very easy to use, despite it being a KDE program.

Remember that the command to use is:

php -f /home/XXXXX/path/to/script.php

Or, you can make the script an executable and skip “php -f”.
That’s it! Enjoy!


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