[LightDM] 0.9.0 (beta) release

Robert Ancell robert.ancell at gmail.com
Wed Aug 17 19:14:36 PDT 2011

On 3 August 2011 16:48, PCMan <pcman.tw at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the great update. There are quite a lot of changes.
> I started porting my old greeter to the new API today and it cannot
> compile yet at the moment.
> How to set default greeter for lightdm? How to let lightdm load my
> greeter instead of the default one?
> I haven't find a config value for it.
> In addition, where should themes be installed? If the theme format is
> specific for my own greeter and it's not usable by others, should I
> put them in global theme dir or in my own datadir?
> Thanks.

Sorry for the delay:
- Greeter setting is greeter-session
- It's up to themes where they install, but I recommend installing in
/usr/bin and config into /etc/lightdm
- If a greeter has themeing, then install it is
/usr/share/<greeter-name>/themes I'd recommend.

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