mate-screensaver's GUI doesn't permit changes to the pictures folder option for the slideshow. This can present a small problem for some of us who have our pictures located in other places.
To change the Pictures folder in mate-screensaver, open a Terminal and enter:
sudo pluma /usr/share/applications/screensavers/personal-slideshow.desktop
Scroll down to the end of the file. Change the line that says:
to instead indicate your desired pictures folder. On my rig, it was:
Then click save. Go to Control Center | Preferences | Screensaver and you should see the Pictures Folder option. Click on it and presto, you should see a picture displayed in the preview.
Important: to disable mate-screensaver while watching videos, refer to this thread.Post a Comment