Variety is a wallpaper changer that we wrote about few months ago. It changes your desktop background automatically or on-demand based on your preferences. It can download images from Flickr, and NASA Astronomy Picture of the day.

To view our previous post on this, please click here.

In version 0.4.10, it features support for Media RSS Feeds, Word Sunlight Map, simplified menu and others.

To view a complete release notes on this, please click here.


Install Variety Wallpaper Changer in Ubuntu 12.10



To get started, press Ctrl – Alt – T on your keyboard to open the terminal. When it opens, run the commands below to add its PPA.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:peterlevi/ppa




Finally, run the commands below to update your system and install Variety

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install variety