New GDM Login Theme

Nils Philippsen nphilipp at
Mon Jan 23 14:46:17 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-01-20 at 13:42 -0500, Ray Strode wrote:
> Hi guys,
> A new GDM login theme was put into rawhide a few days ago.  The design
> is by Diana Fong and the implementation is by Máirín Duffy and me.
> For most people it should be on by default, but for those of you who
> updated gdm from to before release at any
> point, you won't get it enabled by default because of a bug in settings
> migration (bug 177443).  If you want to use the new theme, you can
> enable it by running /usr/sbin/gdmsetup and selecting the "Fedora
> Bubbles" theme.  Alternatively, you can go back to complete stock
> defaults by running
>   sh -c "echo > /usr/share/gdm/config/gdm.conf-custom" 
> as root.

BTW, what's the reasoning behind having configuration data in /usr/share
instead of /etc?

Sorry it's not Friday yet ;-),
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