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anthony13

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Jul 1, 2012
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First time iMac 5K owner, and looking for wallpaper's of city scapes (Chicago, San Francisco) and other images is harder than I thought. Just wondering if any of you have any tried and true sources.
 

jagolden

macrumors 68000
Feb 11, 2002
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I usually use a personal photograph and change it every once in a while
That said starting with Mojave and continuing into Catalina, I am unable to get the wallpaper to permanently change.
What happens in Catalina: upon startup my photo will flash on screen, then the Catalina wallpaper shows for a few seconds, then on full startup it reverts to the Mojave wallpaper!
Very frustrating. Geez, at this point I’d settle for the Catalina wallpaper ?.
 

glenthompson

macrumors demi-god
Apr 27, 2011
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Virginia
I use my own photos, usually of places we’ve traveled. Was using one of Polychrome Pass in Denali but just changed it to a pix from Antelope slot canyon in AZ. Fairly dark so icons show up well.
 

wilberforce

macrumors 68030
Aug 15, 2020
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SF Bay Area
Where can you get the screensaver or background that's on the iMac box?

Thanks!
This is similar, but not exactly the same. I think it came with Mojave
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firedept

macrumors 603
Jul 8, 2011
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Somewhere!
Create them myself or modify something I find. Never use stock Apple walls as they are not my taste. Apple does some decent ones though.
 
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