New gdm configuration for testing

Jelle de Jong jelledejong at
Sun Mar 30 20:53:42 UTC 2008

jmak wrote:
> Hello,
> Following Jari's idea we have a different concept of the gdm. I split
> the original artwork into two graphics, a logo and a login box. Please
> test this version to see that this solves the login input scaling
> problem.
> Download the graphics and the modified Xubuntu.xml files from here.
> Now, you need three graphics, a background, which is the same as the
> wallpaper, the logo.png and the box.png. Backup your previous
> Xubuntu.xml file and drop all the above files into the
> /usr/share/gdm/themes/xubuntu directory to see the result.
> jmak

I have been walking around with this questions for a long time now.

But why don't we use upstream artwork and use the slim login manager?

I believe this is not against the new xubuntu mission/vision is it?

fluxbuntu is using it, why don't we work together with there artwork?

Every xubuntu release there is a lot of time and discussion about the 

Kind regards,


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