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Old 11-22-2008, 12:51 AM   #1
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How do i change my login manager ?

I have downloaded login manager themes (.tar.gz archive) from ''

I am using Gnome 2.22.1 on fedora 9. How do i install these themes . There doesn't seem to be any option to change login screen in System->Preferences or System->Administration. (This is the suggested method in forum/faq)

Is there a command to do this in the terminal; Or any scripts to be edited.

Thanks in advance.
Old 11-22-2008, 03:42 AM   #2
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in fedora 9 there is NO gui or CLI to do that
might be fixed in fedora 10 ?
but you can use KDM if KDE is installed
Old 11-22-2008, 10:15 AM   #3
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This may help;
Old 11-22-2008, 10:46 PM   #4
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Fedora uses a new bleeding-edge GDM that doesn't support themes yet. Fortunately, you can easily downgrade to Fedora 8's GDM.


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