Automatically download trending wallpapers from subreddits of your choice.
RedditWallpaperChooser will download the trending wallpapers of the day from any subreddit of your choice.
- Choose the subreddits you like.
- Filter by aspect ratio and image size.
We make use of Python’s 3 asynchronous APIs and async/await syntax. For this reason, we only support Python versions ≥ 3.5.
Additional requirements are listed in the requirements.txt file.
## Installation & Usage
Until RedditWallpaperChooser will land on PyPi you can install it as follows:
`bash $ git clone https://github.com/aldur/RedditWallpaperChooser/ $ cd RedditWallpaperChooser $ pip install . .[extras] # --user could also help you `
You’ll find reddit-wallpaper-chooser in your PATH. You can now start collecting wallpapers.
`bash $ reddit-wallpaper-chooser `
The absolute path of one of the downloaded wallpapers will be printed out to standard output.
As a bonus, on macOS, you can set the wallpaper to the one just downloaded for you: `bash $ wall=$(reddit-wallpaper-chooser 2> /dev/null) && osascript -e "tell application \"Finder\" to set desktop picture to POSIX file \"$wall\"" `
_Note_: due to a limitation of the macOS APIs, it will only change the wallpaper of the currently selected space.
You can configure RedditWallpaperChooser by providing a ini configuration file. In it, you can specify the following general options:
- the subreddits to parse (subreddits)
- the number of results per subreddit (result_limit)
- the output directory (output_folder)
- the subreddit sorting (sorting)
- a time parameter for ‘top’/’controversial’ sorting (time)
Additionally, you can also filter the candidate wallpapers to be selected and returned at the end of the download process:
- by aspect ratio (aspect_ratio)
- by minimum size (size)
Until better documentation will be developed please refer to the default configuration options as a working example; You can dump it as follows:
`bash $ reddit-wallpaper-chooser -d config.ini `
You can then use your configuration with:
`bash $ reddit-wallpaper-chooser -c config.ini `
## Future improvements
- Filter wallpapers by color.
- Avoid choosing again the same images.
- Add a proper test suite.
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