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GDM2 Setup: Reclaim Control of Your Login In Ubuntu Lucid

May 21, 2010, 03:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joshua Price)

"Ubuntu has come a long way since Warty Warthog, generally making improvements with each release. Sometimes, however, when a feature is replaced, the new version might not have all the tools surrounding it that the original had. Such is the case with GDM2, the login manager in newer Ubuntu releases. Many users find the current config tool to be rather lacking. The software may have some nifty improvements over the old, but it's missing many of the user-centric controls we all know and love from prior versions. To fix that problem, we've got GDM2 Setup. With it, you can get back control of GDM and change things like the background image, automatic logins, and more. Getting GDM2 Setup

"As it's not yet available in standard repos, you've got to install via PPA. It's an extremely quick and easy process, and shouldn't take more than about 2 minutes. Just open up your browser and enter:"

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