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Re: MDM display manager
« Reply #7 on: August 19, 2014, 04:06:32 AM »
 

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I'll be trying this soon, thanks for taking time to post a tutorial.
 

Re: MDM display manager
« Reply #6 on: August 06, 2014, 12:50:16 AM »
 

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Hey Valtam, thinking about changing the display manager for LL 3.0?


Thats a long way off, we'll know closer to the time. So much can happen in the linux world between now and then :)
 

Re: MDM display manager
« Reply #5 on: August 06, 2014, 12:49:10 AM »
 

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Great tutorial misko_2083, many thanks :)
 

Re: MDM display manager
« Reply #4 on: August 05, 2014, 11:58:05 PM »
 

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Thanks from me too misko_2083.  Very nice.
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Re: MDM display manager
« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2014, 07:05:19 PM »
 

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 8) Excellent tutorial, thanks misko_2083!
 

Re: MDM display manager
« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2014, 06:10:54 PM »
 

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Nice tutorial! :D

Hey Valtam, thinking about changing the display manager for LL 3.0?

[EDIT] Decided to follow Misko's editing instructions. Playing around with eleMINTary theme. Still trying to figure out how to properly edit the theme (specifically, change the color of the theme text color), but this is what I've got so far:

« Last Edit: August 05, 2014, 06:36:04 PM by l337n1nj4 »
 

MDM display manager
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2014, 04:23:36 PM »
 

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Installation:
Open the terminal and type in:
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sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/mint && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install mdm mdm-themes
Use keyboard arrows to choose mdm. After that press Enter.

After installation is complete, reboot your computer.
Open Login Window (terminal: sudo mdmsetup) to choose a theme and configure login screen. Enter your root password.

You can use simple GTK, GDM or HTML5 greeter. Choose your Login screen style.

If you want to use auto login, enable it.


More themes can be found here http://gnome-look.org/index.php?xcontentmode=150
and here http://linuxmint-art.org/index.php?xcontentmode=8311
After you download theme, use add button to install your new theme.


If you choosed HTML5 style, you can preview it with mdm-theme-emulator. Select open and find your theme's index.html file located in /usr/share/mdm/html-themes/yourtheme/

Click Add dummies to add random users.

You can easily modify themes, change background images or make your own themes. The html5 themes are located in /usr/share/mdm/html-themes/
If you want to make you own theme.
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ls /usr/share/mdm/html-themes/
Choose a theme you will use as your guide, then copy it to your home directory.
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cp -R /usr/share/mdm/html-themes/theme ~/my-themeTest it with mdm-theme-emulator and after you are done copy your new theme to the html-themes directory.
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sudo cp -R ~/my-theme /usr/share/mdm/html-themes
« Last Edit: August 06, 2014, 07:56:47 AM by misko_2083 »
 

 

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