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Go to 'Edit' > 'Profile Preferences'. Then under the colours tab, untick the 'use colours from the system theme', and select 'Green on black' from built-in schemes (or create a custom one):
Install dconf-editor either via the Ubuntu Software Center or CLI. In dconf-editor go to: com > canonical > unity > unity-greeter and then make sure that the tick box draw-user-backgrounds is set to True.
Are you using Unity or Gnome? You seem to refer to the "noise" background of gnome-shell gdm login - if it is this one it's build somehow by adding the file /usr/share/gnome-shell/theme/noise-texture.png with a grey background ... I think it's in /usr/share/gnome-shell/theme/gnome-shell.css: background: #2e3436 url(noise-texture.png);
Please, look at directories: /usr/share/xgreeters/, /usr/share/backgrounds or /usr/share/unity-greeter
You need to tell gsettings what display you want to set the configuration on. Since you likely want to change the setting on the remote system, so for example the default display is: export DISPLAY=":0"
gsettings apparently exits successfully if it could not write the setting: $ chmod a-w .config/dconf/ -R $ gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.background picture-uri file:///usr/share/backgrounds/Forever_by_Shady_S.jpg $ echo $? 0 Either that is stunningly bad design, or a bug. Ensure that the ~/.config/dconf folder and everything in it is writable and owned ...
Just image search for wallpapers and right-click them and choose set as background image (or something like that). Maybe gimp helps you out, although it offers more possibilities than mspaint. I dont know about compilers etc, but a quick search showed me this, maybe it helps you: http://packages.ubuntu.com/trusty/protobuf-c-compiler
For wallpapers, install Wallch software,its available in software centre. Then download wallpapers from the net, open Wallch, Add the folder where the wallpapers are to wallch "Add Folder" option, set the timing and click start,and you'l get a wallpaper slideshow.For a single wallpaper, just right click on the image and select set as desktop. There are ...
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