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Aaron Prisk
30 November 2022

Kudos for Kudu Customization

Community Article

Kinetic Kudu is out with another beautiful collection of community provided wallpapers. Check out the contest winners and more Kudu customization tips. ...

Rhys Davies
27 August 2021

Winners of the 21.10 Wallpaper competition

Desktop Article

Congratulations to our winners! With over 200 submissions and several hundred voters, the competition was tough. But, the votes are in, and here are the winning wallpapers. The first two make it into the official release 21.10 image and are automatically entered into the runnings for 22.04. The other eight you see here will be ...

Rhys Davies
20 August 2021

Vote in the Ubuntu 21.10 wallpaper competition

Desktop Article

The time has come. It’s time to vote for the 10  images you would like included in the official Ubuntu 21.10 release as optional wallpapers. Submissions have closed. Thank you to everyone who has participated so far <3 Vote here Brace yourself, there’s a lot. We have a total of 202 submissions, more than ever ...

Rhys Davies
24 June 2021

Ubuntu 21.10 Wallpaper Competition

Desktop Desktop

We are incredibly proud to announce the beginning of the Impish Indri wallpaper competition! (That’s the code name for Ubuntu 21.10) You can submit your artwork and read the rules over on the Ubuntu discourse. Every new release of Ubuntu comes pre-loaded with new background images that users can select ‘out of the box’. For ...

Grazina Borosko
20 October 2016

Download Ubuntu Yakkety Yak 16.10 wallpaper

Ubuntu Featured

The Yakkety Yak 16.10 is released and now you can download the new wallpaper by clicking here. It’s the latest part of the set for the Ubuntu 2016 releases following Xenial Xerus. You can read about our wallpaper visual design process here. Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak (light version) ...

8 August 2014

Ubuntu 14.10 wallpapers – we needs ‘em!

Ubuntu Design

Ubuntu was once described to me by a wise(ish 😉 ) man as a train that was leaving whether you’re on it or not. That’s the beauty of a 6 month release cycle. As many of you will already know, each release we include photos and illustrations produced by community members. We ask that you submit your ...

6 March 2014

Thanks for all your submissions!

Ubuntu Design

The submissions process for Ubuntu 14.04 is now closed. If you’d like to look at the images head over to the Flickr Group. From here on a group of dedicated and splendid individuals will get together to select the images that are going to go into the next release of Ubuntu. We’ll be hanging out on #1404wallpaper on Freenode and you can c ...

12 July 2013

See your photos and illustrations in Ubuntu 13.10

Ubuntu Design

Each cycle we get together as a community to select some fine default wallpapers for the new release of Ubuntu. Your pictures and illustrations could be in the 13.10! ...

19 March 2013

13.04 wallpapers submitted

Ubuntu Design

  The community team for wallpaper selection got together last week #1304wallpaper on Freenode and between us we’ve determined that we’d like to submit the following images as our delightful wallpaper selection for 13.04. Many thanks to everyone who came to discuss options and help with the selection and in particular those who highlighte ...

12 March 2013

13.04 Shortlist in progress

Ubuntu Design

13.04 Shortlist in progress, a gallery on Flickr. A quick update, the previous contributors and I are putting together the finishing touches to what we hope will be a great selection. You can see our working over on a Google spreadsheet we’ve made. We’ll be packaging and downloading and shrinking and all sorts to get ...

28 January 2013

Raring to ringlead this cycle

Ubuntu Design

Raring Ringtail is well under way with delicious new visual elements being dropped in all the time, and the new default wallpaper has already landed. Now it’s our turn to add some community contributed assets to the mix in the form of the wallpapers submitted by us, the users of Ubuntu. Last cycle we limited ...

5 September 2012

12.10 wallpaper selection finalised

Ubuntu Design

Here they are! Our lovely wallpapers for the 12.10 release of Ubuntu. Fine plumage I think you’ll agree! As you’ll have seen elsewhere on the web these landed in the release at the time of the freeze last week. A massive thanks to everyone who contributed, the standard was very high this time around, people ...

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