Install Variety Wallpaper Changer in Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal/Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 14/13

Variety is a wallpaper changer for Ubuntu which is featureful, yet slim and very easy to use. It can automatically download wallpapers from various online sources, allows rotating them on a regular interval or on demand, and provides easy to use ways to separate the great images from the junk.
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Changes in this Variety 0.4.12:
  • Updated tips and changes txt
  • Bugfix: Save original wallpaper name when quotes are applied
  • Bugfix: a download was forcing the thumbs window to reshow when already hidden
  • Minor fix
  • Improvements related to image preparing; Minor bug-fixes
  • Trigger a download when too few images found; Livelier thumbs when showing folders, not only history and downloads (new downloads are auto-shown)
  • Merged in variety-instant-preferences
  • Fix: removed class Window was still referred at one place
  • Replaced some unnecessary timers with calls to GObject.timeout_add
  • Reordered prefs tabs. Command-line way to set options
  • Added UI preferences tab
  • Added Rating option to main menu - optional (off by default)
  • Added funtionality to set image ratings
  • Filtering by rating added; Preparations for adding simple functionality to rate images
  • Ensure wallpaper is changed even if the current background is a solid color in Gnome/Unity

To install Variety in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
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