[CentOS] Re: GDM problem

Sudev Barar sbarar at gmail.com
Mon Nov 21 10:33:57 UTC 2005

On 11/21/05, Jack Bailey <jack at internetguy.net> wrote:
> Went to login to the console this morning and got few errors about bad
> PNG files.  Logged out, now I can't log back in.  The lone dialog box
> has the following:
> There was an error loading the theme Default
> Couldn't recognize the image file format for file
> '/usr/share/gdm/themes/Default/background.png'
> I click OK, nothing happens.

If you can boot of any live cd you can then edit /etc/gdm/gdm.conf
Go the line which has the above path and comment it out. Likely this would work.

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