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Re: XDM background

On Mon, 8 Jan 2001, COLPAERT, Koen wrote:

> Hi,
> I installed Debian without any difficulties but I'm not amused with the
> grey loginscreen from XDM. Someone told me to change this using xbanner
> but that didn't satisfy me. Another user pointed me to some backgrounds
> for XDM at http://x.themes.org . I took a nice Debian background (
> http://x.themes.org/php/pic.phtml?src=resources/xdm.969685173.jpg ) but
> don't know how I can show it at the XDM-startup/login. How do I do this?

This worked for me.

Add the following line to /etc/X11/xdm/Xsetup_0:

/usr/X11R6/bin/xv -root -maxpect -rmode 5 -quit image.jpg

Today people in droves hurry up past Heumoz to Villars 
on the road to the ski hills, so they can rush down them
as fast as possible, so they can hurry up again in order
to rush down again.  In a way this is funny,...

			Francis A Schaeffer

David Purton


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