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Bug#415064: The fact that desktop-base prevents KDM's usual configuration should be better documented

On mer., 2007-04-18 at 13:51 +0200, Olivier Cappe wrote:
> I think the problem here is more the fact that it is presently unclear (in etch
> I mean) that desktop-base indeed prevents KDM's customization the usual KDE way
> ("Control Center -> System Administration -> Login Manager"). Not only is it
> impossible to make the users list visible but it is also impossible to change
> the login appearance (other features such as passwordless users do work
> however).
> Something like "Users who intend to customize KDM (appearance and/or
> functionalities) should not use the desktop-base package" should be clearly
> visible somewhere (I spent quite some time finding that I needed to purge the
> desktop-base for my settings to be taken into account).

Sorry for that extra long delay. I don't think desktop-base prevents you
to change the KDM theme, it just sets the default theme. And I also
think user list shouldn't be displayed by default.

Can you check if you can change the KDM theme or no and report back?


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