It was very easy to duplicate the bug previously, but now I could not get the wallpaper to switch back to the default blue as before. Everything seems stable with my wallpaper selection now. Nov 20, AM. That's kinda the problem. No matter what some of us do, the setting on the Control Panel only lasts a day or two before it resets itself to another Desktop Image, cycling at whatever speed it baselines at.
Vaibhav Mishra Vaibhav Mishra 3 3 gold badges 7 7 silver badges 22 22 bronze badges. Hope to hear from you soon! I have set a wallpaper to my desktop, now I want to consolidate all my wallpapers into a single folder so the system can cycle through them. So where do you go to see the folder containing the actual JPG files? Like this: Like Loading
Nov 20, PM. I have a history of speaking too soon, and this might well prove to be just the latest instance of it.
But I think I might have found a fix for this, or maybe two alternatives - i. In summary : At least in my experience, either using the system default 'Desktop Pictures' folder or renaming the system default 'Galaxy' file will result in your choice of desktop picture s sticking. Dec 4, AM.
ToU Disclaimer: this links to a page which contains other links which promote my services as a technical writer. Dec 4, PM in response to softwater In response to softwater. Thanks, Phil. I'm semi-geeky, but not geeky enough to understand this stuff. By changing all desktop backgrounds, do you mean when using spaces? I've never used that feature.
I'd ideally like to have an alias of another folder in the 'Desktop Pictures' folder. But it seems the Desktop sys prefs limits the range of images to the top level of the selected folder.
I might start another topic about that. Don't want to hijack this thread.
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sne77.fr/includes/lewisville/une-rencontre-le-film-avis.php Browse Search. Ask a question. User profile for user: Steven Fisher1 Steven Fisher1. Apple Watch Speciality level out of ten: 0. More Less. All replies Drop Down menu. Loading page content. Aug 16, PM in response to Steven Fisher1 In response to Steven Fisher1 Wish i could help you dude, I got the same problem and its really starting to annoy me, I talked with a guy that worked for geek-squad and he thought it might be a patch that apple would have to make, but I am not sure about that.
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I was having the same problem, seemed to work for me. Aug 17, PM in response to moosknuckles In response to moosknuckles It is on the internal drive. Aug 17, PM in response to moosknuckles In response to moosknuckles Thats very similar to my problem User profile for user: mhknauber mhknauber.
Aug 31, PM in response to Steven Fisher1 In response to Steven Fisher1 I think I may have a fix for us all, I was searching for quite some time and found this page, ran the instrutctions myself and restarted my mac and also shut it down and turned it back on, both times the wallpaper stayed and DID NOT revert back User profile for user: Scuba. Steveo Scuba. TV Speciality level out of ten: 0. I found a solution that has been working for me for several restarts and several switching of users now: First, I took some of your advice by locating all of my wallpapers into a 'Wallpaper' folder located in each user's 'Documents' directory.
Hope this helps someone. Thanks everyone for your input too. As a side note, my Mac is running much smoother and quicker now too. User profile for user: Atman shah Atman shah. Nov 20, AM in response to Steven Fisher1 In response to Steven Fisher1 go to system prefrences and desktop and screen saver and change desktop background and how often it should change. For the details, see below the jump. Going back to In my own shop, I wanted to set the desktop picture to be different from DefaultDesktop.
After attempting to script it, the approach I decided to use was to set the desktop picture on one machine for the local admin account, then I copied the database file.
The first two releases of Mac OS X shared the same wallpaper. Just like Snow Leopard before it, with Mountain Lion, Apple opted to clean Mavericks marked the beginning of Apple's “California location” naming scheme for Mac releases. Mac OS default wallpaper folder. Mac OS wallpapers are located in /Library/ Desktop Pictures. Content of the packages. Antelope exovladrosa.cf
From there, I built a package to drop the database file in the right place on new machine setups. This approach has worked great to set the desktop background for my local admin account. Setting the desktop picture with AppleScript You can use AppleScript via osascript to set the desktop background using this command:.
Greg Neagle has developed a PyObjC script to set the desktop picture. Will removing desktoppicture. After I tried changing my background picture after which my computer is now stuck on a gray background no matter what I do , I lost my Dock after restarting my computer.
I gave up trying to get an answer from Apple to fix this issue in Mavericks and used Automator to write an App that changes the desktop to a predetermined image and opens via Login Items in WGM preferences. It works great!!! See my post on the Apple discussions.
Profile manager will also support this log in item as a payload if you have moved from WGM. The beauty of this is that it opens with any user who logs in. Whilst not important in a home environment but in an Education Institution or Company the need to control potentially harmful or offensive images being displayed on a desktop screen is very desirable. No need to go into the library.
This would be an out of the topic question. How can we temporarily disabled managed preferences in mavericks. We are still in WGM and clients mavericks. However this is now not working in Mavericks. Is that Mountain Lion picture one that you found? Can you tell us how you are getting it done? I beg to differ with this article.
I mean I am pretty sure it works, but I have never had trouble changing the default desktop picture. I then create a default user account and configure it, and from there the default desktop is that one, I dont have to go through all those steps above.
You can deploy a package that has the desktop picture. You can have a post install script that locks the file using chflags. Student might still change the background, but it will reset after logout. Messing around with some new laptops running Conceivably this means that rather than replacing the picture you can now re-link to a different file. This works great and means the desktop can be changed to reflect onscreen messages and info very quickly. I have moved all my macs to profilemanager now and whilst not as good as WGM its getting there.
Quick question. The com. Once the profile and preferences in Sys Prefs are deleted they should no longer be managing any settings in PM.
You could try holding the alt key as you log in as admin and see if the disable management options box appears as this works for both PM and WGM as a way of turning off management settings locally. Thanks for great tip, but still have an issue. Any idea on how to completely reset the desktop preferences to the default? This info was awesome for Since