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I cloned the github repository of lightdm web greeter. Then I built it. It didn't work, so I thought it didn't do anything at all. So I tried to install lightdm-greeter-gtk, which did work I think. I kind of forgot what I did after that, but I started to screw up a lot. At some point lightdm was crashing, so I purged it, which installed gdm and other things I don't want. Then I reinstalled lightdm, I also tried reinstalling elementary-desktop and I tried editing gtk3 settings files. But nothing worked. I have also installed gnome tweak tool, which I should not have done. Elementary-tweaks coukdn't change my gtk theme anymore.
I fixed the gtk theme problem by removing /etc/xdg/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/90-greeter-wrapper.conf and a couple of other files web-greeter created. The icons on my lock screen (pantheon-greeter now again) are still wrong and the clock is of center now though. I'm currently trying to find a file that might cause this in /use/share/glib-2.0/schemas/, but everything seems right, so I'm not really sure why it's messed up.
@FrodoSwaggins I guess I've learned my lesson now: always be careful with display managers. I was also looking for a way to reset lightdm configs, but I couldn't find the answer.
@Frodoswaggins I'm using elementary os, sorry if I'm a little late.
@FrodoSwaggins I could switch to Debian and install Pantheon DE, but that seems pointless, because elementary os is based on Ubuntu which is based on Debian. I just like the way elementary os looks (or should I say: the way it's supposed to look), I don't really want to change to another DE.