Tired of the linen background image of folders in Launchpad? – You can easily change it to anything you want with this simple walkthrough.
1. From Lion’s desktop, hold Command + Shift + G. This will take you to “Go To Folder”. From here, you want to enter the location as follows.
2. The file which determines the background of a folder created in Launchpad is called ecsb_background_tile.png , so you’ll want to find that file, drag a copy to your desktop for reverting and rename it to ecsb_background_tile-backup.png.
3. Once you’ve got your replacement PNG, name it “ecsb_background_tile.png” and drag it into Dock.app’s “Resources” directory. Authenticate the change with the system, when asked.
4. Open Terminal and type:
5. Open Launchpad and try creating a new folder by dragging any app onto another.
6. That’s it!
OSXDaily also has a great method to change OS X Lion’s default Launchpad “Folder” icon, too. For a guide on how to do that, be sure to hit up the source link.[OSXDaily via MacStories]