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Enable auto login. Check whether you have installed gnome-screensaver by running following command. sudo dpkg --get-selections | grep gnome-screensaver If it is not installed run following command to install gnome-screensaver. sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install gnome-screensaver Add this command on Startup application.(To open startup ...


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


Try running sudo service gdm stop. The reason your command may be resulting in that output is because lightdm isn't your Display Manager. In addition to gdm, also try xdm and kdm.

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