Setting a blank desktop background in Gnome

Posted on Wed 29 April 2020 in IT • Tagged with linux, ubuntu, gnome

I've just upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04, and there's no obvious way in the settings to get rid of desktop wallpaper, if all you want is a plain background. There's a quick way at the command-line though:

gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.background picture-uri none
gsettings set org.gnome.desktop …

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