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I fresh installed Ubuntu 12.04 then recently installed xubuntu-desktop on top of it as I don't like Unity's slowness.

Still when logging in it shows Ubuntu style login screen. Now I want to bring Xubuntu style login screen.

How can I do it?

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I got the clue from the post pointed out by @Stromson.

Just use this command:

sudo /usr/lib/lightdm/lightdm-set-defaults -g lightdm-gtk-greeter

I got Xubuntu style login screen.

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If you don't want any of the Ubuntu applications and are good with just the Xubuntu defaults, you can use the command on this site: http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/purexubuntu

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I don't want to remove all Ubuntu applications. But I got the clue from the web page you pointed out and now put as an answer. Thanks –  Junaid Jul 30 '12 at 8:48

One option is to re-install using an xubuntu disc instead of ubuntu as the base. Depending on how long ago you've done the install, and how many files/setting/etc you need to save, this might be the simplest way.

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That is the last resort :) –  Junaid Jul 26 '12 at 8:42

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