You’re sick and tired of the default user icon shown on login:
According to the SDDM GitHub:
SDDM reads user icon from either ~/.face.icon or FacesDir/username.face.icon
man sddm.conf shows:
face files should be in
FacesDir should be set to the default
/usr/share/sddm/faces. This can be confirmed with
sddm --example-config | grep FacesDir.
FacesDir can be set by adding the following to
[Theme] stanza is already there, don’t create another one, but just add the
FacesDir setting underneath it and before the next stanza.
- Transparency is likely a wise thing to have in your image.
- The default theme makes use of an image sized 256x256 pixels.
- Despite the
.iconextension, the expected format is PNG, however any image format supported by Qt will work.
Your own user
Example: Assuming defaults, if your username is “user,” you would create
Default user icon