Repositioning the gdm greeter window

Axel Thimm Axel.Thimm at
Mon Oct 20 03:30:56 UTC 2008

On Sun, Oct 19, 2008 at 06:21:49PM -0400, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-10-20 at 01:15 +0300, Axel Thimm wrote:
> > gdm seems to support compiz instead of metacity. Would that give an
> > configuration option for the position?
> I don't think so.


> > I don't want to patch gdm, I was hoping it would be configurable like
> > in past days. How do all these million themes manage to reposition it?
> Lets start over...why do you feel that you need to reposition the window
> in the first place ?

Because I managed to replace the background with a picture of a
building carrying the words "entrace" in greek and german, but now the
words (e.g. the feature of the picture) are being hidden by the greeter.

Axel.Thimm at
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