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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
XPlanetFX is an incredible tool for rendering high quality real time earth wallpaper in Ubuntu. XplanetFX comes with a handy GTK interface which makes things a whole lot simpler.
Real Time Earth Wallpaper in Ubuntu using XplanetFX
XplanetFX is a daemon for rendering high quality views of mother earth as wallpaper in real-time (sun, moon and clouds). It comes with a handy GTK interface but is fully usable under CLI. Here is how the XplanetFX GUI looks like.