Problem Installing GDM themes

Jeff Waugh jeff.waugh at
Wed Sep 22 04:10:56 UTC 2004

On Tue, 2004-09-21 at 22:04 -0500, Ethan King wrote:
> I am relatively new to Linux and Ubuntu but it appears that using the
> default settings the first user created does not have the appropriate
> permissions to install new GDM themes like the ones found at
> Just wondering if that is really the case or if I am missing something.

Here's how to install a GDM theme:

 * Computer > System Configuration > Login Screen Setup

 * Enter your password

 * Select the "Graphical greeter" tab

 * Click "Install new theme"

 * Choose the theme file you downloaded, click "Install"

 * Select the theme in the list box

Done! :-)

- Jeff

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