Where does my login pic live? :)

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timothy
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Where does my login pic live? :)

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Hi there!

My silly question is this: Where do the user pics (shown on the login page) live?

I ask because I have a picture I particularly like on my netbook running Mint, and I'd like to install some other OSes on that machine (eventually the new Mint, among them). But I want to rescue that photo first, and all of my trawling and scrolling so far has not found it. I imagine there's a folder of user photos, but ... where?

Googled all the terms I could think of, but so far no luck.

Anyone have the answer for me?

Thanks!

Tim
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DrHu
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Re: Where does my login pic live? :)

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Part of Grub2
http://linuxers.org/howto/how-change-gr ... ash-images

If you know the image name, you could also use the file manager search for File names..
--catfish or find or locate in a terminal
http://www.ubuntugeek.com/catfish-file- ... gines.html
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Re: Where does my login pic live? :)

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If what you're looking for is your user picture, I believe there's a file called .face on your home folder. Since it starts with a period, it's a hidden file, so you may need to (in Nautilus) click on View -> Show Hidden Files or just press Ctrl + H.
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Re: Where does my login pic live? :)

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The default user pictures are in: /usr/share/pixmaps/faces
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