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Re: [Fwd: Re: gdm login page look&feel]



On Thu, 2008-04-03 at 13:52 +0300, Nicu Buculei wrote:
> Martin Sourada wrote:
> > 
> > We have nothing to do with it now... The new GDM AFAIK does not support
> > skins, but is plain gtk plus some gnome bits like wallpaper...
> > 
> > So these concerns should be discussed rather with gdm devs than fedora
> > art people...
> 
> There are a couple of things we can theme:
> - it has a logo, currently the Fedora logo is used (I believe the 
> upstream vanilla version uses a computer icon);
Yeah, though this is not the concern of the original complain... I am
perfectly fine both with the Fedora logo and computer icon...

> - the GTK+ window can be customized with Glade, just like the themed 
> screen unlocker.
> 
I always disliked the themed screen unlockers... plain gtk is just
better in some cases...

> AFAIK, the GDM screen is expected to make use of a window compositor, so 
>   it may get transparency and shadows by default, but this is still work 
> in progress.
> 
Compositor does not work everywhere, and will not for some time in the
future, so I guess transparency and shadows are no go for F9 in default
settings.

Martin

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