How to change another user's picture (as adminstrator)

Asked by Rykel from Singapore on 2010-07-04

Binary package hint: user-setup

Hi,

Is there a simple way for me (the administrator) to change the picture of another user on my system, without logging into that user's account and using his/her "About Me"?

Thanks for advice!

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This question was originally filed as bug #601504.

Thank you for taking the time to report this issue and helping to make Ubuntu better. Examining the information you have given us, this does not appear to be a bug report so we are closing it and converting it to a question in the support tracker. We appreciate the difficulties you are facing, but it would make more sense to raise problems you are having in the support tracker at https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu if you are uncertain if they are bugs. For help on reporting bugs, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ReportingBugs#When%20not%20to%20file%20a%20bug.

It think this page lists a couple of options on how you could do that:
http://projects.gnome.org/gdm/docs/2.24/overview.html#facebrowser

E.g. placing a file called .face in the corresponding users directory should work.

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