Two years ago this month, I knocked together a simple background XML powered background switcher for Gnome 2.
Time marches on, Gnome 2 was replaced by Gnome 3, and I kept on intending to update the background switcher so that I could keep on using it. But instead, I’ve rewritten it.
I actually posted the basic script on here last month, but have since extended the functionality somewhat. You can find the latest version of MTB on GitHub (on branch 0.3, for now) and, once I have tidied it up a bit I will push this to the master branch. Because I’m a natural hoarder, I have hung on to the code for the Gnome 2 version of this – which can be found on branch 0.2, obviously enough.
I have also updated the MTB Project Page on this site. Since the instructions here were simply copied and pasted from the README file, I have removed the online duplicates to avoid confusion.