kdm photos

L.V.Gandhi lvgandhi at gmail.com
Sun Jan 29 05:35:08 UTC 2006

On 1/28/06, Alex Mandel <tech_dev at wildintellect.com> wrote:
> L.V.Gandhi wrote:
> > I have kubuntu installed. I tried to configure login manager for using
> > photos for users. however kdm doesn't show photos. Normally in kde 3.3
> > it needs root privilages for loging manager. in kubuntu, it didn't ask
> > for it. How to get login photos.
> > --
> > L.V.Gandhi
> > http://lvgandhi.tripod.com/
> > linux user No.205042
> >
> To get the config tools to ask you to be sudo.
> Right click on the icon on the kde menu and go to the properties.
> Check off the box that says something like "run as different user"
> next time you launch the control center it should ask you to be sudo
> Alternate:
> Use a terminal to launch the control tool you want, i think its
> kcontrol(I'm in gnome right now so I don't remember)
> $sudo %name of the tool%
Thanks for the response. I have edited as sudo. still I am unable to
get photo in kdm login screen. I have put photo in
I get msg in syslog
kdm_greet[7671]: Can't open default user face
lvgandhi at lvgdell600m:~$ ls -l /usr/share/apps/kdm/pics/users/lvgandhi.png
-rw-r--r--  1 root root 9954 2006-01-28 19:46
i am at loss to understand why it couldnot be opened?
linux user No.205042

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