[K12OSN] Changing the client login screen

Rob Owens rowens at ptd.net
Mon Jul 2 14:05:25 UTC 2007

On Mon, Jul 02, 2007 at 09:02:31AM -0400, David Whitmer wrote:
> On 7/2/07, Nils Breunese <nils at breun.nl> wrote:
> >Sudev Barar wrote:
> >
> >> On 02/07/07, Nils Breunese <nils at breun.nl> wrote:
> >>> Hello,
> >>>
> >>> I installed K12LTSP 5EL last weekend and I'm still in the process of
> >>> configuring everything to our tastes. One thing that has come up is
> >>> the thin client login screen. Are there other themes available? Can
> >>> we edit the themes? Where do I look to change this?
> >>
> >> Look under the directory /usr/share/gdm/themes/
> >> I would suggest that you copy one of the themes directories into
> >> another directory under the same path. The you can play with the files
> >> in the sub-directory and make your custom theme.
> >
> >I was under the impression that the thin clients are served another
> >GDM theme. When I hook up a monitor to the server I get the default
> >CentOS 5 login theme (pretty nice actually), but on the thin clients
> >we get a K12LTSP theme. Can we use that CentOS default theme on our
> >clients somehow?
> >
> >Nils Breunese.
> >
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> >
> This is all from memory... I won't have access to a K12LTSP machine
> until this evening.
> Basically, you need to get into GNOME's Login Screen settings and
> change the Remote login settings to provide users with the same login
> theme as is used for Local logins.  I think all you have to do is
> check a checkbox.  Once done, remote logins, which is what the thin
> clients are doing, will then get the same GDM theme as you get when
> you're sitting at the K12LTSP server.

>From the command line, it's "gdmsetup"


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