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Re: the new background of the login screen upsets me



On Sat, 2009-03-14 at 13:24 -0400, Mikus Grinbergs wrote:
> What is the software location of the picture shown as background? 
> I'd like to replace that picture on my personal system.
> 
> Seems to me whoever chose the background that was introduced last 
> week did not consider that items with overtones of dissentious 
> subjects such as politics or religion might elicit emotional 
> reactions.  I'm concerned that when my system prominently shows a 
> picture with a temple, that might be interpreted as "Mikus worships 
> paganism".  I want the choice of whether my system presents arcane 
> associations to be mine - not that of an anonymous release builder.
> 
> mikus

The quick fix: open the gnome appearance control panel. Change the
desktop background and hit the "make default" button. That will also
change the background for all users, including the "gdm" user that runs
GDM. 


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