kubuntu and plymouth

Giovanni Masucci gio.grifis at fastwebnet.it
Mon Dec 14 03:55:03 GMT 2009

In data venerdì 11 dicembre 2009 13:06:37, hai scritto:
> Hello to everybody,
> I've just seen that plymouth is being integrated in k/ubuntu land for
>  lucid. This is a great thing because it gives us a very polished user
>  experience during boot (no flickers, nice artwork, animations, etc).
> Another good point for kubuntu is that with plymouth ubuntu and kubuntu are
> again at the same level (kubuntu lagged xsplash integration). So it would
>  be nice to have a nice boot experience for kubuntu! What's missing?
> Essentially 2 things:
> 1) KDM integration
> At the moment plymouth fades in a nice way to gdm. This is not true with
>  kdm. I know there are a lot of things that you guys are doing already, so
>  probably there won't be a kdm integration.
> 2) A nice artwork: KDE Oxygen team will help distributions for free (time
> permitting). We could try to genlty ask Nuno for a nice "Oxygenized" (or
> should I say "Aired" :) ) kubuntu plymouth theme that will be similar in
>  style with what kde 4.4, that willl ship with lucid, has to offer.
> Ubuntu will have a nice and polished boot experience and we'll able to not
> fall behind, at least for point 2, at almost zero cost.
> Great news, I guess! :)

Wow  it seems there an answer for point 1 too. We have a patch.

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