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Re: GDM3's prejudiced against a picture of me



On Tue, 02 Aug 2011 09:13:55 +0100, Alan wrote in message 
<4E37B1C3.7060803@chandlerfamily.org.uk>:

> On 02/08/11 09:06, Arnt Karlsen wrote:
> > On Tue, 02 Aug 2011 06:32:58 +0100, Alan wrote in message
> > <4E378C0A.8070504@chandlerfamily.org.uk>:
> >
> >> On 01/08/11 23:48, Arnt Karlsen wrote:
> >>> On Mon, 01 Aug 2011 22:12:07 +0100, Alan wrote in message
> >>> <4E3716A7.8060608@chandlerfamily.org.uk>:
> >>>
> >>>> I have specified that I would like a picture of me to be
> >>>> presented at login.
> >>>>
> >>>> GDM does occasionally decide to show it, but more often or not it
> >>>> doesn't and I am represented by what looks like a white chess
> >>>> pawn.
> >>>>
> >>>> Any ideas what is going on here.
> >>>
> >>> ..could it be trying to express its opinion on your picture?
> >>> <...ducks 'n runs.>
> >>>
> >> Thats EXACTLY what it feels like is happening - which is  why I
> >> expressed it the way I did.  The question is, how can I coerce GDM3
> >> into being a bit more respectful.
> >
> > ..you're getting too much inspiration from Norwegian rose marches,
> > totalitarian rule does have its place; as root, "aptitude purge \
> > gdm3&&aptitude install kdm&&/etc/init.d/kdm start" is but one
> > way to put disobedient twin hair display managers in their proper
> > places. ;o)
> >
> 
> This is a bit too Alice In Wonderland Queen of Hearts ("Off with
> their heads") territory for me.  

..maybe a wee hint in the neo-con tradition?  Install all 8 display 
managers and make gdm3 worry about being competitive enough. ;o) 

> Last time I tried kdm, the fonts that Debian had chosen for it were ugly (too large)

..hum, I like them big, I inflated mine with the kde system settings
utility, /usr/bin/systemsettings from the cli, set your font sizes 
in the "Login Screen"'s "General" tab.


-- 
..med vennlig hilsen = with Kind Regards from Arnt Karlsen
...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
  Scenarios always come in sets of three: 
  best case, worst case, and just in case.


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