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The Linux Extremist: Down with Brown--Changing Login / Splash Screen on Ubuntu Dapper Drake

Jul 24, 2006, 10:30 (2 Talkback[s])

"Let's be honest. Ubuntu is a beautiful operating system, but whoever decided that brown was going to be its signature colour wasn't playing with a full deck. Brown hasn't been in vogue since the 1970's, when apparently everyone's senses were taken over by space aliens from the Planet Tacky.

"Fortunately, there are a number of ways to change it; first and foremost is getting rid of that awful background image, which could be entitled 'Vat of Swirling Chocolate in Slough.' Download your image, put it somewhere safe (I generally keep a folder called wallpaper in my Home directory), right click anywhere on the desktop, browse to your image of choice, and voilà, that's gone..."

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