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Old 01-07-2013, 11:35 PM   #1
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Login preference menu in CentOS 6.3


I'm trying to install this theme
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http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Arc-Colors+GDM-Walls?content=88305
But I can't find the login preference menu to drag and drop the GDM theme. How to install GDM theme in cent OS 6.3?
 
Old 01-09-2013, 11:28 AM   #2
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I've not tried it, but this Fedora solution may be what you need
http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=265990
 
Old 01-09-2013, 11:29 PM   #3
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Thanks. But that didn't work. That solution is for Gnome 3 and I'm using Gnome 2.
 
Old 01-10-2013, 10:58 AM   #4
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Sorry — I wasn't thinking. The job has to be done manually. The log-in screen lives in /usr/share/backgrounds. As you see, there are two defaults: standard and wide screen. Simply replace one of them with your preferred picture.
 
Old 01-10-2013, 11:19 AM   #5
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I'm trying to install this theme
Code:
http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Arc-Colors+GDM-Walls?content=88305
But I can't find the login preference menu to drag and drop the GDM theme. How to install GDM theme in cent OS 6.3?
If I recall correctly - while it is possible to change the login background image fairly easily (David's instructions in the post above), I do not think it is possible to install the theme. It has something to do with changes to GDM.
 
Old 01-12-2013, 10:38 AM   #6
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The page says you can use "make install" (as root). But don't blame me if it does something nasty!
 
Old 01-12-2013, 01:35 PM   #7
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As i recall centOS changed versions of the grub and a few other things
as a result the GDM themes were disabled in 6 ( gnome2 )

though i do have 2 installs of ScientificLinux6.3 ( 32 bit-- old machine and a 64 bit )

i seam to remember that in 6.0 that it could not be changed easily

That you really had to do a lot of work to do it

but it might be fixed

post to the CentOS forum
http://centos.org/modules/newbb/
-- cent6
http://centos.org/modules/newbb/index.php?cat=9
 
  


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