Unity Greeter Badges for Derivatives
michael.terry at canonical.com
Thu Feb 23 15:34:59 UTC 2012
Hello! The just-released Unity Greeter 0.2.4 now uses little badge
icons to represent sessions (like kde/xfce/unity, etc).
A badge is shown to indicate which session is default for a user and
each session's badge is shown when choosing a new default.
0.2.4 only ships kde, gnome, and unity badges right now. Other
derivatives can provide badges by doing the following:
1) Take /usr/share/unity-greeter/unknown_badge.png and use it as a
template (just a 22x22 white circle).
2) Add your logo as a transparent cutout of the white circle (see other
badges in that directory for examples)
3) Ship your logo as
/usr/share/unity-greeter/custom_SESSIONNAME_badge.png, where SESSIONNAME
is your X session name (e.g. 'xfce' for XFCE).
Unity Greeter will automatically look there, falling back to the generic
white circle icon if not found.
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