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In this area, you can configure the desktop background with pre-defined IGEL backgrounds, a fill color or a color gradient.

You can also select a background image of your own.

You can set up a separate background image for each monitor that is connected to the thin client.

Own background image - server configuration

  1. In the Desktop > Background window, enable the option Own background image.
  2. Give a name for the background image file.
  3. Specify the download server under Desktop > Background > Background Image Server.

    If you have already defined a server for the system update files, you can use the same server setting for downloading the background image.

The user-specific background image will be downloaded from the specified server if the function was enabled and if requested manually (Update Background Image). The download can also be launched from the IGEL Universal Management Suite via Update desktop changes.

A user-specific boot image can be provided on a download server.

The file types BMP, JPG, GIF, TIF, PNG and SVG are supported for an own background image and bootsplash. A total storage area of 25 MB is available for all user-specific images.