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Postby Vantucky » Tue May 14, 2013 7:45 pm

As a Newby I would like to know how to put a picture in the square next to my name on the login window. Can some one help? I know how to change the background, but don't know how to put a picture next to my name. I'm using LMDE 201303 Mate 1.4 and the log in window is Arc-Wise-Userlist.
Thank you.

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Re: login picture

Postby anjp » Tue May 14, 2013 8:36 pm

I think you should be able to do this under your User Account Settings. For me (in Cinnamon) it's under Menu > System Tools > System Settings > User Accounts. From that page I can select the user image icon and pick a new one/browse for a custom one.
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Re: login picture

Postby Vantucky » Tue May 14, 2013 11:11 pm

Thank you, now all I have to do is find User Accounts or its equivalent in Mate. I went to System>Administration>Login Window>Users>Default Face and thought I had it, but didn't. I'm obviously not doing something right. Thanks again.

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Re: login picture

Postby xenopeek » Wed May 15, 2013 1:00 am

MATE 1.4 doesn't have a user accounts equivalent I think. My workaround is here: viewtopic.php?f=90&t=92236#p582888
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Re: login picture

Postby andy chung » Sat May 18, 2013 4:34 am

i am using nadia cinnamon. I changed the picture to a custom one in system settings -> user account.
but the picture does not show in login window (arc-wise-userlist). it still shows the stock picutre.
what did i miss? tks
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Re: login picture

Postby samriggs » Sat May 18, 2013 5:06 am

xenopeek gave the answer above your post, click on the link and read it, it's pretty simple to do, just save the image in the home folder call it .face it should pick it up automatically.
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