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Change the login window background picture - revisited
Authored by: krunk7 on Nov 08, '07 10:44:42AM

This hint does not work for me. I have tried:

  • Executing command as sudo defaults write....
  • dropping into root shell (sudo -i) then executing
  • opening plist as root (sudo open /Library/Preferences....)
  • opening plist from root shell (sudo -i, then open /Library/Preferences)
The first two execute without error, but no changes to plist are made. The second two throw a permissions error on save. I have checked the plist permissions and root does have write permissions.

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Fixed
Authored by: krunk7 on Nov 08, '07 11:09:09AM

Error corrected, you can't open and edit the plist via gui. However, when executing the defaults write, I tab completed the plist name... creating a file with a .plist.plist extension. Correcting the command worked.



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