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Old 01-15-2012, 07:49 AM   #1
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Changing the login screen setup [Linux Mint/Ubuntu]

Hello LQ,

Just wondering if anyone knows anything about changing the setup of the Gnome login screen? Right now I'm using the default where it is set up like this:

And I want it to be set up like this (modified in paint):

I know it's possible because Mac OSX has it (and Mac OSX is pretty much modified Linux though it's probably not using Gnome.) so does anyone know how this would be done?
Old 01-16-2012, 01:18 AM   #2
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It is possible. Depending which distro you're running and whether your distro has GDM2 or LightDM. If you know that, check my site for how to installing 1 of the tools to change your background image:


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