How to Restore The Default Login Screen in Ubuntu 14.04

After installing another desktop environment (e.g. KDE, MATE, Cinnamon) in Ubuntu Unity, the default login screen may be replaced after restart. Here’s the quick tip for those who want to restore the default login screen, Unity Greeter, in Ubuntu 14.04 and/or Ubuntu 14.10, so it looks like: 1. By default, Ubuntu Unity uses Lightdm display… Continue reading How to Restore The Default Login Screen in Ubuntu 14.04

Switch Back to Previous LockScreen in Ubuntu 14.04 Unity

Last updated on May 20th, 2014 Ubuntu 14.04 Unity now has its own screen locker which looks identical to the LightDM greeter – the default Unity login screen. For those who prefer the previous lockscreen used in Ubuntu 13.10 and earlier, here’s how to switch it back. The new lockscreen, light-locker, is forked from gnome-screensaver… Continue reading Switch Back to Previous LockScreen in Ubuntu 14.04 Unity

Take screenshot of Login Screen in Ubuntu, Elementary & Pear OS

This simple tutorial shows you how to capture screenshot of the LightDM / GDM login screen in Ubuntu, Elementary OS, or Pear OS. Besides installing your system as Virtualbox or Vmware Guest OS, we can follow the steps below to capture and share our login screens. 1. Press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open terminal.… Continue reading Take screenshot of Login Screen in Ubuntu, Elementary & Pear OS

How to Remove white dots from Ubuntu 13.10 LightDM login screen

There’re lots of white dots on default LightDM login screen, which is quite annoying. This quick tip shows you how to remove them in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy. See the screenshot before and after: To get started: Press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run: 1. Run command to allow user lightdm… Continue reading How to Remove white dots from Ubuntu 13.10 LightDM login screen