Login screen for testing

Ian Marks ianmarks at aapt.net.au
Fri Aug 11 22:36:10 UTC 2006


Hi

I have installed the log-in screen and it is working well. However I 
would prefer a darker blue for the words language and session.

Ian

jmak wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've prepared one of the login screen artwork proposal for testing, in
> case anyone wants to try it out.
>
> You can download it from here.
>
> http://img58.imageshack.us/img58/4506/login02ll5.png
>
>  you can download the logo from here.
>
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Artwork/Incoming/XubuntuEdgy/Proposals
>
> Probably you know how to install them but in case you don't this is
> how to proceed.
>
> Drop both artworks in the /usr/share/gdm/themes/xubuntu folder. Rename
> them to background.png and the text. png.
>
> Open the xubuntu.xml file in mousepad and look for the
>
> <!-- ubuntu logo -->
>   <item type="pixmap">
>     <normal file="text.png" alpha="1.0"/>
>     <pos x="50%" y="33%" width="scale" height="12%" anchor="c"/>
>   </item>
>
> and change the height to 12% (the default is 15% but I found at 12%
> the logo looks better)
>
> Then proceed to the
>
> <!-- password box -->
>   <item type="rect">
>     <pos x="50%" y="60%" width="box" height="box" anchor="c"/>
>
> and change the y=60% (the default is 66%) this will position the login
> info perfectly inside the background box.
>
> And finally find this section
>
>  <normal font="Bitstream Vera Sans Bold 10" color="#000000"/>
>             <stock type="username-label"/>
>           </item>
>           <item type="rect">
>             <normal color="#dce2e5"/>
>             <pos width="160" height="24"/>
>             <fixed>
>               <item type="entry" id="user-pw-entry">
>                 <pos y="1" x="1" width="-2" height="-2" anchor="nw"/>
>               </item>
>             </fixed>
>           </item>
>           <!-- timer warning -->
>           <item type="label" id="timed-label">
>             <show type="timed"/>
>             <normal font="Bitstream Vera Sans Bold 11" color="#000000"/>
>
> and change the color to #00000 as you see in the example. (the default
> is #ffffff)
>
> And that's it.
>
> By the way, the new login screen only 79kb, 25kb less than the old one.
>
> Have fun.
>
> J. Mak
>
>   




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