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:
> On Mar 24, 2011, at 5:07 AM, Liam O'Toole wrote:
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>> You should get the same result if you install in one shot:
>> aptitude install gdm fast-user-switch-applet
> True. But how to know that? I'd need to do a detailed study of the
> ramified dependencies of gdm and gdm3. All I really wanted was to
> replace gdm3 with gdm. Aptitude and apt are supposed to be there to
> keep me from having to understand the dependency tree in all its gory
My remark was for the benefit of those wishing to follow in your
> The "." trick does the exploration for me, if I know to use it. It's
> in the documentation, but it's not immediately obvious that it solves
> this kind of problem.
> I hope that reporting my experiences here will raise consciousness of
> the tissue, and in the future others will read this thread and learn
> how to improve their user experience with Debian.