Ubuntu Changing login screen wallpaper?

My question is really quite simple. Is there a way for me to change the login screen wallpaper on my Ubuntu CE? If it makes any difference, I clean-installed Ubuntu CE 9.10 from CD, and then upgraded to 10.04 when it was being released, as I wanted to have 10.04 but still keep e-Sword and other thin ...

Ubuntu where is the login screen wallpaper stored?

guys the login screen for xubuntu is really great and i want to have it as my wallpaper also. but does anyone know where the login wallpaper is stored? ...

Ubuntu How do I get my login screen wallpaper back

A few weeks ago I tried to use 'Ubuntu Tweak' to change my wallpaper for my login screen. I ran into many problems straight away as the file had to be PNG and it had to be placed into a certain folder in file system [I can't remember off the top of my head which folder].But now I can't get anything ...

Ubuntu Simple Login Screen Change Problem

I can't seem to be able to apply the simple GDM for the login screen. I can open the gnome-control-center/appearance. However, it will not let me install the GDM-LoginScanFusion.tar.gz file or any other them for that matter. I notice I can see all the files within the .tar.gz folder when i switch it ...

Changing login screen in Kubuntu via Command Line

This is a tutorial directed at new users for changing their login screen in kde.Version 1.11I use Kubuntu 7.10, KDE v3.5.8.This tutorial may not work for KDE 4.0 and above.IMPORTANT NOTESIf you are attempting to change your login screen via System Settings -> Advanced Tab -> Login Manager, it ...

Ubuntu Install login screen...

Just now I tried to install login screen from art.gnome.org, but I change the login screen wallpaper, the login place is not working correctly(Hope everyone know what I'm talking about.)Like this : http://art.gnome.org/download/themes/gdm_greeter/1201/GDM-BlueSwirl.tar.bz2When I downloaded and extra ...

Ubuntu Problems with wallpaper and login screen.

i've two problems.first one is the size of the font at my login screen. I searched around a little bit and found that i can edit an xml file of the theme and set another found there. However what i found really strange about this is that it occurs after a fresh install. Both with 8.10 as with the ne ...

Ubuntu pc switches off at login screen. Meerkat

I recently installed meerkat alternate cd . Apart from using update manager I have not hacked anything.I have an old pentium 4 withdisplay adapter via/s3g unichrome pro igpvia cpu to agp2.0/agp3.0 controllerWhen I switch on ( machine cold) I get to the meerkat login screen and the pc switches off.I ...

Oracle Change the app_user to the pc user without a login screen?

I am after information on how to configure my application so that;a pc user bypasses the login page and the application "APP_USER: is there username.I have found a way to bypass the login page but then the username is HTMLDB_PUBLIC_USER.Is it possible to change the app_user to the pc user without a ...

Ubuntu anyone know the name of the wallpaper used on the login screen?

Looking for the picture during login on ubuntu 9.10 karmic koala. it's the dark red picture. I'm trying to download so i can put it on my windows 7 login screen. ...

Ubuntu 10.10 Login screen reset and splash on shutdown gone weird

HelloMy login screen on Ubuntu 10.10 has reset it's style to a strange blue and grey theme instead of the default theme. Is there a way to reset this back to the Ubuntu standard please ? Under appearances of Gnome I have set it to the Ubuntu theme and my desktop resembles the standard.Also when I sh ...

Ubuntu Login screen

So I've been trying to search for a theme for my login screen in Ubuntu Maverick. I've found a few themes that are very attractive but they usually have some detail that I find intrusive or unattractive. FOr example this one:http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Debian+Future?content=114987Changing ...

GDM2 not changing login screen Ubuntu Lucid 10.04 (64-bit)

After 2 days of trying, failing, trying, and failing again... installing gdm2 and still not having any luck with changing the wallpaper on the login screen on my computer (see below for specs)... I have now, FINALLY, been able to use the login screen I want! :D Hope this is useful for those newbies ...

Ubuntu No Login Screen, Can't Get In

So I accidentally hit switch user instead of logout, then the screen went black, and the little white disc that twirls signifying that the computer is doing something (a.k.a. "thinking") showed on the black screen and stayed like that for 25 minutes until I decided just to shut it down.Upo ...

Mandrake 9.2 text login screen change to GUI login screen

I have installed Mandrake 9.2 on an HP Vectra VE PC.Each time it starts up, I only see a text login screen.Can anyone tell me who to change it from text login screen change to GUI login screen ?Minhaz ...

Ubuntu Can't come further than login screen

I just tried to download Ubuntu with Wubi.I am currently running Windows XP SP3This is a pretty old pcEverything goes well, until I come on the login screen...I type my username and password. (I am sure that they're right)Screen turns black and it gives me the login screen back. :(Because this happe ...

Windows boots up to login screen but no further

So this is a prblem I've had for a while now. I've since given up trying to get my pc to start up right, having moved to a crappy laptop for my computing needs for the time being.It all happened about 2 or 3 months ago, after leaving my pc running for all of 5 minutes to get something to eat from th ...

Freezes during Windows Login Screen

I have been troubleshooting this for a long time, this computer is brand new around 3 months old, and I am getting the following cases, here are the steps that I am doing...Press power button on computer Windows loads I press CAPS lock / or NUMLOCK to see if keyboard is valid while loading and it is ...

Ubuntu 9.04 blank login screen, keyboard locked out

People, I know this has been asked quite often. possibly the answer has never suited me? After Grub the system does its normal thing then I get Often as not, their is not login screen and the keyboard is also locked out. Previously the sytem had 256mb ram factory issue, now it has a 1GB stick. The p ...

Stuck on Kubuntu login screen

all, I'm a long time reader but first time poster here.I'm running Kubuntu 9.10 and I've done something it apparently doesn't like, because it now starts at a login screen. When I put in my password it will accept it but then switch screens for a moment and then flicks back to the same login screen. ...

Ubuntu Login Screen Settings

I thought I would give Kubuntu a try. However I cannot get the Login Screen Settings to Unlock....I want o have an auto login on that particular PC...but cannot get at the Login Screen Settings to change it. Any suggestions? ...

Kubuntu : Login screen out of sync

I have just installed Kubuntu 8.04 in my PC.First, I could not change my screen to 1024x768 my desktop was only 800x600. So, I downloaded ATI propritory driver and installed it with this help.Now, when I start my pc, I get the Kubuntu loading screen with only bouncing left to right loading. After th ...

Ubuntu Login Screen - text size help!!!

Okay, I have searched and tried the ctrl alt +/- and no luck on fixing it. the xorg.conf file is empty on this build. It is 8.10 a version I am not that familiar with since I have 8.04 and 9.04 in use on my machines. This is the pc I am setting up for my sister and outside of the font issue on the l ...

Thrown back into login screen

I'm relatively new to linux and all that is open source, and I've concluded that my problem is probably related to my noobism.Okay here's my problem. I have an old PC that I wanted to use as a linux box. It's got 2 gb DDR ram, 2.4 GHz Celeron. My problem is basically that when I boot for the first t ...

Can't set login screen

I upgraded my pc to FC4 and KDE 3.4.1-0, and for some reason the login manager does not work anymore. I start kcontrol and set my preferences on the login manager, but the login screen is pretty different what I set (it used to work alright in FC3). # cat /etc/sysconfig/desktopDESKTOP="KDE ...

Ubuntu blank screen instead of login screen

I've a problem during the boot in Hardy 8.04. Almost every time (but not always!) when I boot I get a blank screen instead of the login-screen and the PC is completely blocked. The only option I have is to switch off the pc. Doing this for 3 or 4 times Ubuntu will eventually show the login-screen. A ...

Ubuntu Can't access login screen

After about 10 unsuccessful attempts at installing Ubuntu 7.10, I finally succeeded last week. I was so happy as I'd almost given up after having so many problems, before, during and after installation.But this time it was a complete success!Everything installed fine. I was able to install everythin ...

Ubuntu Keyboard not working in login screen

I'm really depserate with this problem, i'm trying to search in the web for similar problem. but what i found can not solve the problem.my problem is:i have an english version of ubuntu Hardy Heron on my pc installed together with windows xp. i'm using german keyboard. i set the keyboard in installa ...

How to Show User-names at Login Screen Lubuntu ?

I'm Running Lubuntu 10.04 on an old P3 PCEvery time i want to log in i have to type the user-name and password.Is there any way Lubuntu can show the user-name to the login screen so that when i reach the login screen i see the usernames an i just click on the user-name enter the password and login ? ...

Can't modify login screen in Ubuntu 10.10

The first time I installed Ubuntu onto my computer, I downloaded all of the major appearance applications like Tweak. Using Tweak, I modified the login screen to have a custom wallpaper and no sound to play when I login, and it worked perfectly. When I re-installed Ubuntu after that first time (I re ...

Ubuntu Login Screen Background

I'm trying to change the background of the login screen. I have copied the pictures in a (.jpg) format over to /usr/share/backgrounds/ and brought up the config window using:sudo cp /usr/share/applications/gnome-appearance-properties.desktop /usr/share/gdm/autostart/LoginWindowThe issue that I'm hav ...

Ubuntu Unable to authenticate password on login screen

Long time reader, first time writer.I may be a beginner to UBUNTU 10.10, but I'm fairly certain that this is weird: I have had no trouble logging into my Ubuntu 10.10 netbook until this morning. Now I am unable to get past the login screen.It says that there is an Authentication Failure, which is bo ...

Ubuntu Can't log on - just returns to login screen 10.10 Uregnt help needed!

I am in serious need of urgent help.10.10 starts absolutely fine and goes to login screen. I enter my password and then the screen goes blank and returns to the log in page.I first suspected it was a problem with password recognition but if I enter a wrong password it flashes up with an error so it ...

Ubuntu Login screen problem

when i first installed ubuntu.. i set it to not ask my password to login into ubuntu.. so when i powered on the pc..automatically the desktop opened up..no password nothing had to be entered..jus recently i set it to ask my password to login..even den its fine..but now when ive set it again not to a ...

Ubuntu login screen settings

I'm the only one using this pc, so I want to enable automatic login.When I open the "login screen settings" though, it's greyed out (inactive) and the "unlock" doesn't do anything.I also have something about "keyring" asking my password each time just after login, which ...

Help,my ubuntu shows me the Given statement in login Screen.

Last time my Pc was shutdown due to problem in light,now when i boot to my ubuntu,it complete its loading and then it shows me the given message before login screen.No init Found, try passing init=bootarg..i didnt get that,plz help me to get out of this...what can i do now...? ...

Ubuntu Start up & Login screen

Hi, I've set up the pc to power on automatically and start downloading at a certain time, so I went to System>Administration>login screen and unmarked the "show the screen for choosing who will log in" and I marked the "log in as me automatically". but when the pc starts, i ...

Ubuntu Changing login screen.

How would I change the wallpaper on the login screen to something else? ...

Ubuntu Lucid Login Screen Customization

I am trying to customize the login screen on Ubuntu 10.04. I know about that way of running:sudo cp /usr/share/applications/gnome-appearance-properties.desktop /usr/share/gdm/autostart/LoginWindow/then logging out, changing the wallpaper, logging back in and running:sudo unlink /usr/share/gdm/autost ...

Ubuntu I can not get passed my login screen

oki am using ubuntu version 9.10 karmici boot up my laptop, i get to the login screeni enter my valid username and passwordthe screen flickers, and jumps right back to the login screeni tried a lot since this happened last night at éam; i have not slept yet trying to fix thisif somebody can please ...

Ubuntu 10.04 Login Screen and other things.

Is there any way to make 10.04's login screen look like 9.10? Also, my Wallpaper Tray has disappeared and I get an error when I start up that asks if I want to delete it. And (though, I doubt it's possible) I would like to change the way File Browser looks. The side pane goes to far up and down and ...

Ubuntu 10.04 gnome login screen change?

are you able to change the login screen on ubuntu 10.04? as in the wallpaper.. ...

Ubuntu Caught in login screen loop - karmic 9.10

Ubuntu community,I have a real issue and need urgent help. I am stuck in a login loop and have looked in several threads in order to find a solution for my issue. I am relatively new to Ubuntu/Linux and do not really know my way around especially when it comes to command prompt. Thus I need someone ...

Ubuntu Unable to pass the login Screen

I have done a clean intall of Ubuntu 9.10 (K. Koala).Got everything up and working with 2 users, me with full privelleges and my son with a ltd account.Everything was working well so I moved the PC to my sons room, connected it to his TV and was able to log in as both users.I changed the display set ...

Ubuntu Doesn't get to the login screen after "partial upgrade"

Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic KoalaA few minutes ago i wanted to check for updates, it sauid that it couldn't do a full upGRADE (wtf?) so it would do a "partial upgrade", I clicked OK and after I rebooted i got the following errors:Could not update ICEauthority file /home/erjeeb/.ICEauthority. I clic ...

Ubuntu Login screen not showing.

I have just got a new monitor.. 17 inch, flatscreen..works fine.The only problem is, the login screen shows up completely black, with only one row of pixels showing along the top, in the colours that would be there normally.I type my username & password, hit enter, it comes up with my wallpaper, ...

Ubuntu console colors-> blink login screen

i tryed to color my console with this guide http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=192675 i did everything, but when i restart my pc i saw login screen for a second and it startedt blink black and again login screen... so i cant login... i tryed ti revert it to original settings but it didnt work: ...

Ubuntu Custom boot screen and login screen

I use kubuntu 8.10 how can I make a custom boot screen and login screen with any wallpaper.... ...

Ubuntu Display flickers out at login screen. Pls help!

I am using Ubuntu 9.04. I recently applied some routine updates using the Update Manager. Ever since then, my display has been malfunctioning. First, it displayed an error while booting up saying, "Display configuration not found." or something to that effect. It gave me several options in ...

Ubuntu No login screen with vesa

I have the following in 3 pc's00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82845G/GL[Brookdale-G]/GE Chipset Integrated Graphics Device (rev 01)and in /etc/X11/xorg.conf have driver as "vesa" but when I log out,I cant login due to the screen being black.I can login without seeing i ...