Re: [SOLVED] Re: How to change the style and background of the Squeeze login screen?
On 2011-03-24, Rick Thomas <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Here's the trick:
> aptitude install gdm
> It will ask you if you want to remove gnome and gnome-desktop-
> environment as well as gdm3. If you answer "yes" it will give you a
> whole bunch of packages that will become newly "unneeded". This is
> not what you wanted -- at least it's not what *I* wanted. It will
> then ask if you want to "Accept this solution?". Do not answer "y";
> do not answer "n"; instead answer "." (that's right, just the "period"
> character.) It will then offer another solution, which is also not
> good. Keep answering "." until you get to a solution that just wants
> to remove gdm3, nothing else, and offers to install the one package,
> The display will look like this:
>> Accept this solution? [Y/n/q/?] .
>> The following actions will resolve these dependencies:
>> Remove the following packages:
>> 1) gdm3
>> Install the following packages:
>> 2) fast-user-switch-applet [2.24.0-6 (stable)]
>> Accept this solution? [Y/n/q/?]
> Now answer "y". All will be well and after a reboot you will get the
> familiar gdm login screen with the "Actions" option that allows you to
> set themes and color-schemes.
> Ahhhh! *So* much better!
You should get the same result if you install in one shot:
aptitude install gdm fast-user-switch-applet