Minor bug report

Simon Steinbeiß simon.steinbeiss at elfenbeinturm.at
Thu May 31 07:52:04 UTC 2012


On Thu, 31 May 2012 01:05:30 -0300
Santiago Roland <sroland at lavabit.com> wrote:

> I recently installed Xubuntu 12.04 in a Acer Aspire 5517 with 1366x768
> screen and the same bug occurred. The login screen was clearly not
> centered and it was visually disturbing.
> 
> And i also upgraded my wife's netbook (Samsung N150 plus) 1024x600 (i
> think) and the login screen is also off centre.

It's not unlikely that on upgrading you got Unity's greeter installed, it looks like this: http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-3NLUTmJpK54/TzrDehqALUI/AAAAAAAACKk/jI12OXKfEDY/s1600/Unity+Greeter+12.04.png
If that is the case, it's no bug, but by design. If you want Xubuntu's greeter, you have to change the "greeter-session" in /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf from unity-greeter to "lightdm-gtk-greeter".

 - Simon



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