Changing desktop wallpaper with ImageViewer

Here’s one of the ways you can change your desktop’s wallpaper.

We will assume you have an image file stored on your computer, in this case we will be using an image stored in the Pictures folder.

1. Open your Home folder by clicking on the Home folder icon on the Dock.

Click the Home folder icon

The Dock


2. With the contents of your Home folder is visible, double click on the Pictures folder to reach the image file we will be using as the new wallpaper.

Home Folder Contents

The Home folder contents


3. We are now  in the location of the image file we will be using as wallpaper. The file name is Spiders.jpg. Double click on the image file to open it with ImageViewer.

wallpaper selection 2

Pictures folder


4.  Now that the picture has been loaded up into ImageViewer, right click anywhere on the image and select Set as Desktop Background.

set wallpaper

Right click anywhere on the image


5. Now close the ImageViewer by clicking on the x at the upper left corner of the ImageViewer window.

close viewer

Close the ImageViewer


6. That’s it. Now your wallpaper has been changed.


The new wallpaper


Keep in mind that the image file can be stored on any other folder.


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