N9Hacks: Wallpaper for homescreen/multitask/today screen

| January 18, 2012 | 25 Replies


If the clean black wasn’t doing it for you and you wanted a background for the N9 well here’s a demo of it in action as well as instructions by kuzmichov

Do this at your own risk. We recommend going to the link below for further clarification.

1. Create your background image size of 480×854 in PNG format
2. Rename it to meegotouch-desktop-bg.png
3. Copy the resulting file to your smartphone in the Downloads folder
4. In the same folder Downloads unzip libmeegotouchviews-modified-default.css from the archive (
5. Open a terminal and type:

devel-su rootme (the default password) cp -f /home/user/MyDocs/Downloads/meegotouch-desktop-bg.png /usr/share/themes/blanco/meegotouch/images/backgrounds/ cp -f /home/user/MyDocs/Downloads/libmeegotouchviews-modified-default.css /usr/share/themes/base/meegotouch/libmeegotouchhome/style/

6. Reboot

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Cheers AmmAR for the tip!


Category: Maemo, MeeGo, N9 Hacks, Nokia, Video

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