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    luke0927 NNTP User

    Default new user and first question


    Just an intro im a a newbie to linux i have tinkered with it a little
    but not much trying to make the switch to use it as my primary OS. So
    here is my question im sure its an easy one.

    I found a theme i wanted and i downloaded it i ran the gdmsetup under
    root and browsed and selected the theme...it shows up under the them
    section...but when go to change desktop background from the gui i don't
    see it in there am i doing it wrong to apply it?

    Thanks


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    luke0927 NNTP User

    Default Re: new user and first question...gdmsetup


    OK so i may have stumbled on something....looks like what im loading was
    just a login manager but it said it was a theme? What is needed to
    change the desktop theme i had these ugly big buttons and layout?


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    Malcolm NNTP User

    Default Re: new user and first question...gdmsetup

    Quote Originally Posted by luke0927
    OK so i may have stumbled on something....looks like what im loading was
    just a login manager but it said it was a theme? What is needed to
    change the desktop theme i had these ugly big buttons and layout?
    Hi
    You can add them via the Control Center under Appearance and press the
    install button to browse to the location of the downloaded file.

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