installing new login window

Asked by michael carter on 2010-05-21

I can't seem to figure out how to install a new login window for ubuntu. is reads as it it shouldn't be that difficult. but ets confusing in it's wording. can someone give me clear instructions on this process? ..TY in advance

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2010-05-21
Leo Arias (elopio) said : #1

From https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuEyeCandy :

The login window is also sometimes called the Gnome Display Manager, or GDM.

    * Click System → Administration → Login Window.

To install new login screen themes, save the .tar.gz with your theme on it to the directory of your choice. In the Login Screen program, press the Install New Theme button, find your new theme's file, and press the Install button.

Then simply select the new theme from the list of available themes. You can also set it up to pick a random theme on every boot, rather than picking just one theme.

You can find the .tar.gz of the themes here: http://art.gnome.org/themes/gdm_greeter

If you have a problem following those instructions, please tell us what's the specif step. And detail your problem as much as you can.

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