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How to set a pattern (image) as a wallpaper on Dolphin?

atari130xe
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Hello forum I have a question: I am new on KDE and My distro is PCLinuxOS with KDE 4.6.2. The questions is: Is is possible to set an image as a wallpaper (in Gnome is possible to change patterns (images) as wallpapers in Nautilus) on Dolphin? I am trying to find a customizable option and I cant find it. any clue?
thanks in advance

here it is what I want to do:
http://img691.imageshack.us/img691/9453/instantnea2p.png
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No, this isn't possible.


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Actually, it is possible with a bit of hacking...

You need a custom .qss file and the image you want.

Create a folder where you save the image and the qss file (I keep mine hidden but a manner of preference).
The dolphin.qss (stolen from my computer can look like this:

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KCategorizedView{
      border-image: url('null.png');
      border-top: 1px transparent;
      background-image: url('folderbg.png');
      /* background-image: url('kde.png'); */
      background-attachment: fixed; /*set this to scroll if you want it to scroll with the rest of the items */
      font-weight: Bold;
      color: #FFFFFF;
}

QDockWidget QListView, QDockWidget QTreeView{
      /* background: #DFE4EB; */
      border-image: none;
      background-image: none;
      /* background-image: url('dock.png'); */
      border-color: rgba(160,160,160, 0);
      border-style: ridge groove groove ridge;
      border-width: 2px;
      margin: 0px;
      padding: 4px;                                                                                                                                                                                       
      padding-left: 12px;                                                                                                                                                                                 
}                                   


As seen, the graphic-file is called folderbg.png

Finally, use the menu editor and change the command for launching dolphin look like this:

dolphin %i -caption "%c" %u -stylesheet /home/user/.dolphinqss/dolphin.qss

and you should be set.


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atari130xe
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Thanks for your reply I will give it a try. I hope not to mess up my session ;)
It is pretty strange, KDE is really customizable compared to Gnome, I hope it can be implemented asap.
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Kryten2X4B wrote:Actually, it is possible with a bit of hacking...

You need a custom .qss file and the image you want.
...


Hi, this hint don't work in KDE 4.8.

Are there any solution?
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This is because Dolphin has changed internally in KDE 4.8.
Try changing "KCategorizedView" out for "DolphinView".


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Dexter32
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Thanks for your reply.

The problem persists. Seems that the code needs more changes. I tried in Kubuntu and Chakra.
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"DolphinItemListContainer"
eventually (depending on whether you want the scrollbar included)
"DolphinViewContainer, DolphinItemListContainer"
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luebking wrote:"DolphinItemListContainer"
eventually (depending on whether you want the scrollbar included)
"DolphinViewContainer, DolphinItemListContainer"

It works :) , a lot of thanks to all.

 
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