Change your desktop background to xsplash / gdm

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A bootsplash make  your  linux  nice  and  beautifull , login screen and desktop. As the new xsplash and gdm in ubuntu karmic (9.10) makes this easy to access, you can use this  small daemon script, that dynamically adjust the xsplash and gdm background whenever the user changes his desktop background.



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How  to INSTALL ?

1-  Unpack wallpaper_daemon.py

2- Open terminal and make it executable (Command : chmod +x wallpaper_daemon.py).
3- You may want to backup the default backgrounds, that are stored at /usr/share/images/xsplash. Furthermore the script need user write access to that folder (sudo chmod -R a+rw /usr/share/images/xsplash) and to dynamically change the gdm background appropriately you need to set it to /usr/share/images/xsplash/bg.jpg (sudo -u gdm gconftool-2 -t string -s /desktop/gnome/background/picture_filename /usr/share/images/xsplash/bg.jpg).
You may do all this by running ./wallpaper_daemon.py –install
4- Add wallpaper_daemon.py to the startup programs
System –> Preferences –> Startup applications

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