X Planet wallpaper

The DEB Packet is available via repository. Please keep in mind to never trust external repositories! 

sudo wget -O - http://repository.mein-neues-blog.de:9000/PublicKey | sudo apt-key add -
echo "deb http://repository.mein-neues-blog.de:9000/ /" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install xplanetFX

If you want to download a .deb or a .rpm please go to:

Early Feb 2011 there was a new release with many improvements. Some of these include: -

  • Consistency between tabs, padding and buttons used throughout
  • ‘Display’ now gives a more accurate preview of changes
  • ‘View’ Position widget has colour, a new grid, more
  • The application has a new Splash screen and application icon

Amongst those changes come a few new features, notably: -

  • Ability to change corona blur
  • Star field can be zoomed
  • More shadow options
  • Faster rendering time


The latest release of XPlanetFX, provided pre-packaged as a .deb, can be downloaded @ mein-neues-blog.de/files/xplanetFX/xplanetFX-latest_deb

Once installed the application can be launched the from the ‘Applications > Accessories’ sub-menu.