changing login screen using commandline

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changing login screen using commandline

Postby sennachie » Sun Jun 22, 2008 10:17 pm


I recently installed elyssa.

When it boots an error appears. cant load celene theme. (not exact message but a translation.)

It then defaults to a really ugly blue login screen.

I want to change this and apply a theme i can work with.

The login manager refuses to save my changes when i click on a new display then press close.

What command will do this on commandline

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Re: changing login screen using commandline

Postby 67GTA » Wed Jun 25, 2008 5:27 am

Did you try selecting a theme a second time? there was a Ubuntu bug causing this:

Upstream issues:

* GDM: It takes a while to open the "Login Window" configuration tool. Just be patient, it will come up eventually.
* GDM: In "Login Window", if you select another theme.. even though it will tell you everything is fine, it will actually select to show other themes randomly. Open "Login Window" again and set the theme again.

Also check at the top of the login manager window to make sure it says "Selected Only" in the Theme section instead of "Random From Selected".
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Re: changing login screen using commandline

Postby sennachie » Wed Jun 25, 2008 5:41 am

fixed it by renaming my theme files.

now if only i can get a remastered edition to install.

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