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I want to use a custom login back ground on Kubuntu and I have the settings pointing to the picture I want but it just shows up as black on the login screen.Any ideas why?

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Can you state exactly what settings you used? –  Ryan McClure Mar 14 '12 at 0:28
    
This answer seems reasonable. I've upvoted it. I suggest keeping this open (it now shows as answered). –  Eliah Kagan Jan 9 '13 at 0:24

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Maybe ?

Could you show the theme xml file ? What theme are you using as a template ?

Same kind of problem from the Kubuntu Forums: http://www.kubuntuforums.net/showthread.php?56248-This-SHOULD-be-simple

The default Horos theme is using: wallpaper="Horos".

The documents ( K > Applications > Help > Control Center Modules > Login Screen ) are telling that it should be: file="background.svg". The background could be a pixel file: file="my-wallpaper.png" etc.

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