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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
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
up vote 1 down vote accepted

It sure looks like it is possible:

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 – Reinis Oct 5 '13 at 12:29

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