Re: changing gdm properties
- From: Adam J Henry <hank cusa dyndns org>
- To: gnome-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: changing gdm properties
- Date: Thu, 15 Jul 1999 18:07:45 -0400
I also find it very appealing to offer users of my computer a display prompt
that would be sleek in appearance, and yet abundant in capability.
I'm using xdm currently, since I cannot get gdm to boot. I would be
interested in knowing where to find good resources dealing with the subject
of modifying the appearance of xdm. Has anyone come across such
I do admit I have not begun to search. Perhaps I could find all I need, but
would appreciate any help that the list's members have to spare.
Mike Dickson [email@example.com] wrote:
> Hi Everyone
> When I had 5.2 installed, I used XDM with some neat trickery to create a
> nice looking login screen. Now that I've upgraded to 6.0, though, it's
> been replaced with what i assume is gdm. I like that there is now a choice
> of environment at startup, and that I can shutdown the machine, all from the
> login prompt.
> The problem is, it looks like crap on my login screen. Can anyone tell me
> if there is a way to change the appearance and position of the login box?
> Essentially, all I want is everything to be black, except for the two
> entries and the two buttons, and the text should be white. This will allow
> it to appear as if there is no box at all, which is what I'm looking for.
> In the past I used /etc/X11/xdm/Xresources to control this, but it doesn't
> appear to have any effect on the login box for gdm.
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