API(Draft) for external theme :

1. You need to create xml file with description your external theme. See example below:

Example for external theme Abstractile:



  • name - name of theme.
  • exec_path - path to the executable binary file for this theme.
  • window_id - option name for the X11 Window ID. Your application should take value from this option and to use this 'window' for drawing.
  • view - option name for the view number on which your application will be started). Your application should take this option.
  • category - category name for theme.

2. Your application must go to sleep on the dbus signal:

interface='org.maemo.livewp', member='pause_livebg_on_view%i'

and wake up on the dbus signal:

interface='org.maemo.livewp', member='play_livebg_on_view%i', 

where %i - view number.