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PostPosted: Wed Apr 06, 2011 5:13 am 
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The title says it all - if anyone could point me to the default
red hat 6 desktop wallpapers, or the name of the rpm-package
containing them, it'd be much appreciated. I don't want to
download the whole distro just to extract some jpgs.. :|
In particular, I'd be interested in the wallpaper pictured here:
http://distrowatch.com/weekly.php?issue=20100426#news
Thanks!


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 06, 2011 7:16 am 
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You don't have permission to access /images/screenshots/rhel-6-beta.png on this server.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 06, 2011 7:57 am 
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Sorry about that. The link should work now.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 06, 2011 9:16 am 
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Seems to me that the desktop posted is of a high enough resolution that you could edit it in GIMP to make wallpaper.


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PostPosted: Sat May 28, 2011 8:10 pm 
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Harryc wrote:
Seems to me that the desktop posted is of a high enough resolution that you could edit it in GIMP to make wallpaper.


I liked it, couldn't find it either, so i did just that harryc...

http://conradshome.com/images/default.png

it's from a 1680x1050 shot like the above one.

for future reference... the backgrounds are in:

desktop-backgrounds-x.x.x-x.noarch.rpm (seem to be only tiles in the propaganda directory)
desktop-backgrounds-basic-x.x-x.noarch.rpm (just one default and several "space" themed images)
desktop-backgrounds-extra-x.x-x.noarch.rpm (this is where the most variety seems to be)

with x's being version numbers... I went through like 50 different versions of those rpm's and still didn't find this specific wallpaper :P

P.S. 7zip extracts RPM files (which contain .cpio archives, that 7zip can also extract) for anyone else who might need to do the same :)

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PostPosted: Tue May 31, 2011 3:50 am 
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haha, thanks for this.. I crawled through those rpms too but couldnt
find that particular wallpaper neither. Looks good :D


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PostPosted: Tue May 31, 2011 1:02 pm 
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I went thru those, gnome, kde, and any other ones I thought an image would be in, browsed deviant art for a couple hours... I mean I really don't think it exists on the net as a clean wallpaper :P

It kinda hurt my ego that I couldn't find it... I consider myself a quite good digger :P

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 16, 2011 12:34 am 
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I have an original rhel6 beta disk that has the background image if anyone is interested

email me tqt1586 AT gmail dot com


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 27, 2011 10:02 pm 
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Harryc wrote:
Seems to me that the desktop posted is of a high enough resolution that you could edit it in GIMP to make wallpaper.


I liked it, couldn't find it either, so i did just that harryc...

http://conradshome.com/images/default.png/

it's from a 1680x1050 shot like the above one.

for future reference... the backgrounds are in:

desktop-backgrounds-x.x.x-x.noarch.rpm (seem to be only tiles in the propaganda directory)
desktop-backgrounds-basic-x.x-x.noarch.rpm (just one default and several "space" themed images)
desktop-backgrounds-extra-x.x-x.noarch.rpm (this is where the most variety seems to be)

with x's being version numbers... I went through like 50 different versions of those rpm's and still didn't find this specific wallpaper :P

P.S. 7zip extracts RPM files (which contain .cpio archives, that 7zip can also extract) for anyone else who might need to do the same :)




:( Couldn't find those neither. tsk. :(


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