[kubuntu-users] Re: I can't change kdm login screen or splash screen

Jonathan Riddell jr at jriddell.org
Wed Apr 13 02:10:22 UTC 2005

On Tue, Apr 12, 2005 at 01:58:34PM +0200, Frederik Dannemare wrote:
> On Tuesday 12 April 2005 05:11, Larry Grover wrote:
> > Is there a trick to changing the kdm login screen, or the kde
> > start-up splash screen?  I've tried to change both using kcontrol
> > (administrator mode for the kdm login screen), but the changes I make
> > don't stick:  when I log out I see the same old kubuntu login screen
> > and when I log in I see the kde 3.4 splash screen.
> >
> > Any help is appreciated.
> Maybe the system-wide /etc/kderc calls the kubuntu splash which 
> overrides then your personal settings (but that should really not 
> happen? a user's personal settings in .kde will always be checked 
> first, right?). 

kdm's theme settings can only be changed in /etc/kde3/kdm/kdmrc, it
has no graphical front end for them yet.

ksplash should be overrideable by the user, I managed to do it fine
just now.

Jonathan Riddell

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