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Re: [SOLVED] Re: How to change the style and background of the Squeeze login screen?

On 2011-03-24, Rick Thomas <rbthomas@pobox.com> wrote:
> On Mar 24, 2011, at 5:07 AM, Liam O'Toole wrote:
--- SNIP ---
>> 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  
> detail.

My remark was for the benefit of those wishing to follow in your
footsteps :-)

> 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.


Liam O'Toole
Cork, Ireland

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