What is Webilder?

Choose flickr tags.. Let Webilder download photos for you... Enjoy stunning wallpapers

Webilder delivers stunning wallpapers to your Linux desktop, directly from Flickr and Webshots. You choose what keywords (tags) to watch for, and photos are automatically downloaded to your computer. Webilder can also change the wallpaper every few minutes.


  • downloads the most interesting photos from Flickr.
  • view Webshots photos on your Linux desktop (requires Webshots account).
  • downloads Flickr photos that match tags (for example: beach,party)
  • downloads photos from Flickr users of your choice.
  • automatically downloads new photos for you every day.
  • change your wallpaper every few minutes.
  • import webshots collections (wbz or wbc formats).

Share your tags

Check out Webilder Channels. See which tags other Webilder users are watching and share your tags with them.

Webilder includes...

  • a simple photo collection browser that will let you view the images in fullscreen, or set them as a wallpaper.
  • browser integration for Webshots - downloaded images are automatically added to your collection.
  • command-line photo downloader.


Webilder is a free and open-source software released under the BSDlicense.


The most recent version of Webilder is 0.7.3, released on July 12, 2014. You can get it from the download page.


Use github's issue tracker to report bugs.

If you find Webilder useful, please consider making a donation.

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