On a mac, when you enable 'Other' on the login screen so that network accounts can log in, the large circular image that comes along with it is a gray silhouette of three heads. Where is this image on the hard drive? I'd like to swap it out with something else.

  • What version(s) of macOS are you running? – IconDaemon Feb 1 '19 at 22:25
  • I poked around in various suspect apps in Macintosh HD > System > Library > CoreServices but found nothing. The file may be stored in Macintosh HD > System > Library > User Template somewhere, but you need enable and be logged in as root to get into that directory. That's the directory where default account templates are stored. Perhaps Other is in there somewhere. (macOS 10.14.3) – IconDaemon Feb 1 '19 at 22:46
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    Anything in /System is likely to be protected by SIP, and so not easily altered. – benwiggy Feb 1 '19 at 23:13
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    @benwiggy Disabling SIP is easy enough... – Wowfunhappy Feb 2 '19 at 0:10
  • By default, on every mac I manage, I enable the root user (and almost always login as root) as well as disable SIP. If the OS gets screwed up it is quick and easy to do a fresh reinstall of the os. – zeeple Feb 2 '19 at 22:08

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