Customize Ubuntu10.04/10.10/11.04 Login Screen appearance via SLiM Login Manager

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http://ubuntuguide.net – Since Ubuntu 9.10, installing new login screen themes or changing the login window appearances is not as easy as before. There’s no powerful GDM login manager do change login appearances as you like. SLiM is a Desktop-independent graphical login manager for X11, it is light and simple, although completely configurable through themes and an option file; is suitable for machines on which remote login functionalities are not needed. It can instead GDM to customize your own login screen appearances(test in Ubuntu 10.10, and it works in 10.04 &11.04 in theory). Features PNG and XFT suppo (HowTos)