[arch-general] How to change gdm greeter theme?

David C. Rankin drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com
Fri Jul 23 10:32:25 EDT 2010

On 07/23/2010 07:22 AM, Peter Cannon wrote:
> On 23/07/10 12:00, Magnus Therning wrote:
>> On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 11:29, Ionuț Bîru<ibiru at archlinux.org> wrote:
>>> On 07/23/2010 01:19 PM, David C. Rankin wrote:
>>>> Guys,
>>>> This used to be easy with gdmsetup, but in gdm 2.30 -- that's gone. I've
>>>> been to the gnome sites, I've googled it, I've looked through the gdm
>>>> package and I'm stumped. -- What's the trick?
>>> its on the wiki
>>> http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Gnome_2.28_Changes
>> It's gotten quite a bit worse, usability wise, I think.
>> Oh, and if you find out how to change the background image for the
>> screensaver login then please let me know. I've looked in vain for
>> instructions on how to get rid of the ugly green background that comes
>> as default.
> There is a script, I think its in AUR something like GDM-Changer or something
> like that. I installed it on my box at home but it doesn't work. That might be
> because I do not use sudo though?
> Other than that I've tried all the so called success story's all have failed for
> me :-(

Thank you Biru, Peter, Magnus!

	Whew -- I thought I was just stupid or going senile....

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