Display of system users: Selecting the face

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at acm.org
Thu Jul 7 05:45:35 BST 2005

Friedrich W. H. Kossebau wrote:
> Two picture sizes are supported:
> * 48x48 icon: named $LOGINNAME.face.icon in global dir, .face.icon in $HOME
> * 300x300 image: named $LOGINNAME.face in global dir, .icon in $HOME
> Format should be anything loadable by Imlib and Qt, usually is jpg or png.
> The small icon is used as user symbol. The image is "used only as a fallback 
> and is scaled down, but in the future it might be displayed full-size in the 
> logo area or a tooltip." (from kdebase/kdm/config.def)
> Special support for systems with management by LDAP etc. is unknown to me.
> Discussion:
> -------------
> 1. Size:

I hate to bring you bad news, but the images in 
$KDEDIR//share/apps/kdm/pics/users are not all 48x48 :-(

I also find 60x60 and 64x64.


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