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I am wondering if there is an option for adding and showing a user photo in LightDM ?

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I'd love that feature, but I fear lightdm might be a little immature for that yet. Hope I'm wrong. Someone? –  duffydack Oct 21 '11 at 21:46
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I haven't seen an easy option but light dm does have a greeter API , which mentions getting user profile pics. So it just takes someone to create a new greeter for lightdm.conf I think! Not found any myself yet other than this . –  kikixx Oct 21 '11 at 22:09
    
Do you want to change the user photo that you see after a lock screen or provide one at the login screen? –  Mark Rooney Oct 21 '11 at 23:34
    
Yes, I would like to see a photo (user account) at the login screen. –  Vincenzo Oct 22 '11 at 6:10
    
Did you solve your question? –  pl1nk Jun 24 '12 at 22:09
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It sure looks like it is possible:

http://www.geek.com/articles/chips/ubuntu-adopts-lightdm-login-screens-to-get-more-exciting-20110512/

No idea how, though.

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Nice review (seems like mockup of LightDM featured features :) ) –  Vincenzo Oct 23 '11 at 7:12
    
Welcome to Ask Ubuntu! Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, it would be preferable to include the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link for reference. –  Peachy Nov 9 '12 at 5:43
    
See my answer to similar question here askubuntu.com/a/354028/10963 –  Reinis Oct 5 '13 at 12:29
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