Update Wallpaper from Bing (OSX)13 Sep 2014 - about 1 min to read
I’m not a huge fan of Bing search engine, I’ve tried to use it but I don’t like the format of the search results and I don’t think it’s particularly good at finding relevant results either.
I do like Bing wallpapers, and I use Bing Desktop on my Windows laptop to update my desktop to Bings daily wallpaper.
Now that I’ve moved to a Mac I still want to get the picture, but the application is Windows only - so the script below will do the job for you. I’ve set it to download to the users picture folder
~/Pictures/bing-wallpapers just using the current date for the filename.
To run on a schedule, set up a cron job to run the script at 10am using
crontab -e and add the line