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The default greeter for the LightDM display manager (Unity Greeter) displays the currently selected user's background if it is available (which it may not be, if the user's home directory is encrypted). As such, all a user needs to do to change the login screen background is change their background.


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It seems that my upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04 some how got messed up and failed to upgrade a large majority of packages. Re-running apt-get dist-upgrade seemed to fix the problem.


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Try to insert a custom background, as the default backgrounds may have changed names. Also, if you have Unity tweak tool, hence the numix theme, reinstall it. It may be causing some problems with Unity, but you will keep the icon theme without the program installed. If none of that helps, compiz might have a bug. In this case you may want to consult the ...


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Download the script from HERE. Create a new folder in your home partition, let's call it "earthwallpaper" and put the script you just downloaded into this folder. Open a terminal, navigate to the folder you created at step 2 and make the script executable: ~/earthwallpaper chmod +x changer.sh Go to System > Preferences > Startup Applications and select ...


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What will you need ? xdotool (sudo apt-get install xdotool) and couple different profiles. I have 8 different profiles in my gnome-terminal , all with different colors or background settings. Make sure you have the menu bar (File, Edit, etc.) enabled. Otherwise - won't work The command xdotool key alt+f b $( expr $RANDOM % 8 ) Explanation: we get a random ...


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Follow these steps to configure your background image: If your wallpaper is in another partition, kindly copy it to your home folder - like inside the pictures folder. Right click on it and choose Properties then select the permissions tab. Set the permissions as owner - Read and Write Group - Read and Write Others - Read only Open up your wallpaper in ...


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You can set it through var/lib/AccountsService/users/yourusername, under [User] section. I use this very same file to set a login background different from desktop. Here's how mine looks like. Notice the Background= line [com.canonical.indicator.sound.AccountsService] PlayerName='' Timestamp=0 Title='' Artist='' ...


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if all else fails convert the graphic to a different format.. in the the past there have been graphics that would display as the wallpaper while logged in but would not work for the login screen until the format was changed.. forget what the valid format was but sure that you can figure that one out with a little experimentation. oh.. and forgot about ...


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Here you're a pretty robust script to do that: #!/bin/bash FOLDER_WITH_ALL_PICTURES="/home/$USER/Wallpaper" # Output folder. INPUT_FOLDER="/home/$USER/Pictures" # Input folder. mkdir "$FOLDER_WITH_ALL_PICTURES" function link() { if [ -e "$2" ]; then link "$1" "$2_copy" else echo $1 $2 ln -s "$1" "$2" fi } ...



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