[mythtv-users] GDM Theme for MythTV

Byron Poland wpoland at gmail.com
Tue Apr 26 01:15:32 UTC 2005

On 4/25/05, Phill Edwards <philledwards at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've made a small mod to the GDM "circles" theme so that it displays a
> MythTV logo instead of a flower. As the screen has to be displayed for
> a minimum amount of time of 5 seconds, I thought it would be worth
> myth-ifying it. I will post it to this list if anyone's interested.
> Before I do I need to take a screenshot of it which gets used by the
> gdmsetup, but I don't know how to take a screenshot of a GDM welcome
> screen. Does anyone know how to do this? It appears you can't use xdw
> as X isn't actually running yet - it seems a bit chicken and eggy to
> me, but it must be possible otherwise none of the GDM themes would
> have preview screenshots.
> Regards,
> Phill
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if you use gnome, and have xnest installed, you can launch a new login
(in a window) from the menu and you will get a new xsession in a
window on your desktop with gdm

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