Automatically Download and Change Wallpapers with WallpaperDownloader App

WallpaperDownloader is a free and open source wallpaper manager application for Linux, Microsoft Windows and macOS. Using this you can automatically download from different online source directly, change and manage your wallpapers. Currently you can download from DeviantArt, Wallhaven, Bing Daily Wallpaper, Social Wallpapering, WallpaperFusion, DualMonitorBackgrounds and Unsplash. You can set the wallpaper download interval, wallpaper change interval, limit the download directory size and many more.

Wallpaper Downloader

Install Wallpaper Downloader on Ubuntu Linux

WallpaperDownloader is available via snap, flatpak and Ubuntu PPA. Open your terminal app and run below snap WallpaperDownloader installation command.

sudo snap install wallpaperdownloader

It will install the latest version of WallpaperDownloader on your system. You can run it via below command or via applications menu.


You can also uninstall via

sudo snap remove wallpaperdownloader

Install Wallpaper Downloader via flatpak:

You need to install flatpak on your system first. Follow below link for the flatpak installation steps and restart your system after it. Just skip it if you already have in your system.

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Install flatpak and flathub

Open terminal app and run below flatpak command to install WallpaperDownloader.

flatpak install flathub es.estoes.wallpaperDownloader

And start WallpaperDownloader using below command.

flatpak run es.estoes.wallpaperDownloader

You can also uninstall it via

sudo flatpak uninstall es.estoes.wallpaperDownloader

Install Wallpaper Downloader via PPA:

In terminal run below commands one by one.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:eloy-garcia-pca/wallpaperdownloader
sudo apt update
sudo apt install wallpaperdownloader

That’s all.

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