LinuxMint Log-In screen ... ?? [Solved]

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LinuxMint Log-In screen ... ?? [Solved]

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Here is my problem:

I downloaded a .deb file for a new splash (Log-In screen) from the Gnome-Art Website. The download went fine, I installed it with Gnome the Apt-Get program.

Now, when I re-boot my computer, the boot-loader (Grub) works fine, but when I get to where the LinuxMint Log-In window/screen should be, I get 2 error messages:

Error message #1:
Loading theme linsta can't open file
Can't open file /usr/share/gdm/linsta.xml

Error message #2:
There was an error loading theme, and the default theme could not be loaded
Attempting to start the standard greeter

Then a generic Debian Log-In screen opens. I can still log-in, but . . .

I have read and re-read, both on this forum and the Ubuntu forums, on how to fix this problem.
I have even gone into 'terminal' ... which intimidates the hell outta me. To no avail.
I don't think it's a Grub problem, maybe it is?

How do I get my LinuxMint Log-In screen back ??

Should I re-install the same or another splash screen from Gnome-Art and try to over-ride the theme?
Where do I find the original/default LinuxMint Log-In screen?
How do I fix it or get it back? Repositories? Terminal?

I would like to learn how to correct this myself, with some help.
If I can't fix it in the next couple days, I will do a 'fresh install' of my LinuxMint LiveCD
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
I an using a New (less than a year old) computer store custom built computer
with 4 Gb of RAM and a 1 Tb hard-drive, totally dedicated to LinuxMint-7 Main, as my only OS.
Last edited by vrkalak on Fri Aug 21, 2009 11:56 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: LinuxMint Log-In screen ... ??

Post by ell02 »

menu >administration>log in window>local tab up top ( Arc Wise).
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Re: LinuxMint Log-In screen ... ??

Post by vrkalak »

Damn . . . that was easy. :mrgreen:

Why didn't I see that Log-In Window icon in Administration before? I looked.
Why was I stressing so much?

Thanks, ell02

Just goes to show you ... I'm still a Linux n00bie !! :lol:
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