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Profile boot image?

Postby ddalley on Tue Sep 04, 2012 4:11 pm

I'm confused as to how to use this "feature".

When we install LM now, we are asked to make or pick some sort of profile picture, but I have no idea how it gets used, except now I see it when I login. OK, so I see a picture. Now what?

If I pick the chess board, does that make me smarter?
If I chose the astronaut, does that make me a space cadet?

What does all of this mean and why should we care? (It reminds me of KDE's "wallets", which I still don't see the need for them, either. They just slow me down.)

I tried looking it up, but didn't find anything useful to describe why this exists now.
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Re: Profile boot image?

Postby DrHu on Tue Sep 04, 2012 6:04 pm

Remember the images that the windows OS uses for each user that can logon: same idea here with Mint
--of course you only really need a name and not even that, the users simply have to know their own logn names, no need for a list or a list with images !

And no you don't get any smarter by seeing an icon as your representative logon selection, unless you like comic books and want to subsume a hero posture (aka a profile, maybe!)
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