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Does anybody know how to change the background of the splash screen? I know how to change the actual splash screen, but the screen that the login screen is displayed on is a horrible default blue, and doesn't fit in with my theme colours.
Is there any way that I can change that blue screen for a tiled image, or for another colour?
First of all, this is GNOME. But I did go into GNOME's login properties and change the background for the standard greeter (Note: I am using graphical greeter) to black. Still, when I reboot, the colour behind the spash screen is that blue.
Just figured this out.
The hex for that awful blue that you see is #5477A0. I did a 'grep -r 5477A0 /etc/X11/*' and found that hex in 3 different files.
/etc/X11/gdm/Init/Default:/usr/X11R6/bin/xsetroot -solid "#5477A0"
/etc/X11/xdm/Xsession:xsetroot -solid '#5477A0'
/etc/X11/xdm/Xsetup_0:/usr/X11R6/bin/xsetroot -solid "#5477A0"
Actually that Default one in the gdm directory is a symlink to the Xsetup_0. So its only two files.
change the 'xsetroot -solid' line to whatever color you want, logout and login. Watch your new color flash breifly before your eyes.
BTW I'm still using RH8.0. So if these files don't exist on Rh9 or FC1 you might try that grep line again. Unless they changed that blue in later versions.