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Wallpaper Engine Alternatives for Linux

Wallpaper Engine is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Variety Wallpaper Changer, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Wallpaper Engine and six of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Wallpaper Engine are HydraPaper, xlivebg, Damask - Wallpaper and QuickWall.

Wallpaper Engine alternatives are mainly Desktop Customization Tools but may also be Shell Extensions. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Wallpaper Engine.
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  1. Variety Wallpaper Changer icon

    Variety Wallpaper Changer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    44 alternatives to Variety Wallpaper Changer 

    Variety is a wallpaper changer for Ubuntu which is featureful, yet slim and very easy to use. It can automatically download wallpapers from various online sources, allows rotating them on a regular interval or on demand, and provides easy to use ways to separate the great images...

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    Most users think Variety Wallpaper Changer is a great alternative to Wallpaper Engine.
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    HydraPaper

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    11 alternatives to HydraPaper 

    Manage your collection simply with folders, then add all of them to HydraPaper. You can enable or disable them with just a click.

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    1.  Ad-freeHydraPaper doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    xlivebg

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    20 alternatives to xlivebg 

    xlivebg is a live wallpaper framework, and collection of live wallpapers, for the X window system. xlivebg is independent of window managers and desktop environments, and should work with any of them, or even with no window manager at all.

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    Damask - Wallpaper

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    8 alternatives to Damask - Wallpaper 

    Damask is an automatic wallpaper application. It currently supports setting the wallpaper image from the following sources:

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  5. QuickWall

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    40 alternatives to QuickWall 

    QuickWall was initialy launched as a wallpaper app that would set wallpapers directly from the commandline. Later due to a lot of requests from users , a theme option was added which uses pywal to generate themes from the wallpapers.

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    Hidamari

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    4 alternatives to Hidamari 

    Video wallpaper for Linux. Written in Python.

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