Mint Unsplash Background

UUID: Mint-Unsplash-Background@omidmaldar
Last edited:
2 years ago 2021-02-05, 10:39
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Click and change your Mint background image with a random photo originated from



Refresh your Mint Background

Version 1.0

Change your background photo by one click and be inspired by tons of creative photos. Photos will be chosen randomly from Unsplash collections which contain over 9 billion wonderful free images. and will be fetched by Lorem Picsum.


  • Only one JPG image will be saved into disk. This prevents accumulating unwanted files.
  • The image width is: 2560px and its height is: 1440px.


Decompress the content of the Mint-Unsplash-Background@omidmaldar to your ~/.local/share/cinnamon/applets folder.


The future versions will offer a simple UI which lets user to

  • [ ] Query Unsplash using a keyword and show images based on their interest
  • [ ] Customize the quality(size) of image
  • [ ] Refresh background automatically by setting predefined intervals (slide show mode)
  • [ ] See the name of photographer and a short description of the image on the desktop/applet's icon

  • 2019

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pcolamar-3 years ago
Jean BRUDER-3 years ago
Really nice and easy to use, thanks ! Could you please update the software according to the todo list, wich is exactly what i am looking for ? Regards.