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Re: GDM background image

Jeff Hornsberger <jhornsbe@csc.uvic.ca> writes:

> Hi, I'm looking for a way to set the background image for gdm. I know it
> is set in /etc/gdm/Init/Default using xsetroot, but I want to set it to
> an image not a color. As far as images go, xsetroot apparently can only
> handle bitmaps. I'm wondering how I can set the background of gdm to a
> .jpg?

You can do this with 'xloadimage'; it can load an image on the root
window. See the manpage, 'xsetbg' is equivalent to 'xloadimage -onroot

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