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Re: gdm dosen't show my pix on the face greeter



On Fri, 2007-10-12 at 16:56 +0100, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-10-12 at 11:48 -0400, Louis E Garcia II wrote:
> > I put a pix of myself in the 'about me' capplet and have a .face in my
> > home dir. Why doesn't gdm pick it up?
> 
> Check the permissions on your home directory and ~/.face.
> 
> If your home directory doesn't allow for the gdm user to access ~/.face,
> then it won't work...

Actually it's supposed to work because the gdm greeter gets the faces
through a pipe from the master gdm process which is running as root.

      David


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