I would like to set the elementary OS lock screen back.

I made a miss installation of unity and when a came back by uninstalling it I found the regular login screen again:
(Regular elementary OS login screen (1))

elementary os login screen

But when I lock my session I have a different screen layout :
(Different lock screen (2))

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I think that this has to do with "gnome-screensaver" that is now active and wasn't before. I tried uninstalling the screen-saver, but that makes me unable to unlock the session when locked. The login windows disappears but no other login possibility is then available. I have to shut down and reboot to login again.

Has anyone an idea how to make the regular elementary login screen (1) coming up when locking the session ?

sudo apt purge lightdm
sudo apt autoremove lightdm
sudo apt install lightdm
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  • This is not working to remove the lock-screen. I think lightdm is the locker I actually have. I would like to go back to the elementary locker (same as login screen). I tried to remove lightdm, but that let's me with nothing. – joel Apr 30 '18 at 6:22
  • i did that and now i cant lock the screen , any solutions ? – iago Oct 2 '18 at 19:20
  • @iago you probably need to reinstall light-locker – RolandiXor Dec 2 '18 at 23:32

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