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Set desktop background to random Wikiart image.

Project description

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wikiwall is a CLI that downloads a random image from Wikiart’s Hi-Res page and sets it as your desktop background in macOS.

https://github.com/kylepw/wikiwall/blob/master/docs/_static/example.gif

Features

  • Easily customize your desktop with new hi-res artwork from the command line.
  • Update your wallpaper periodically with your favorite scheduler.

Requirements

  • Python 3.6 or higher
  • macOS

Installation

$ pip3 install wikiwall

If you want, set your wallpaper to change every night with launchd:

$ git clone https://github.com/kylepw/wikiwall.git && cd wikiwall
$ sed -i.bak -e "s|WIKIWALL|$(which wikiwall)|g" wikiwall.plist
$ cp wikiwall.plist ~/Library/LaunchAgents
$ launchctl load ~/Library/LaunchAgents/wikiwall.plist

Usage

$ wikiwall --help
Usage: wikiwall [OPTIONS] COMMAND [ARGS]...

  Set desktop background in macOS to random WikiArt image.

Options:
  --dest TEXT      Download images to specified destination.
  --limit INTEGER  Number of files to keep in download directory. Set to -1
                   for no limit. Default is 10.
  --debug          Show debugging messages.
  --help           Show this message and exit.

Commands:
  show  Show previous downloads in Finder.

Todo

  • Set wallpaper on a desktop not currently being viewed.
  • Add support for other operating systems.
  • Provide preview of image before setting as background.

License

MIT License

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