[ubuntu-art] Fwd: Re: Pretty System Consoles

Quim Calpe quim at kalpe.com
Tue Aug 29 17:47:53 BST 2006

I did this proposal: http://www.kalpe.com/ubuntu/usplash.gif

If someone finds it interesting, It uses actually very few colors, but I 
guess these aren't the colors of the palette, I don't have the 
knowledge, maybe a more experienced user could help-me?


ken at oxygen-icons.org wrote:
> Erm, sent from the wrong email address, resending :-)
> ----------  Forwarded Message  ----------
> Subject: Re: [ubuntu-art] Pretty System Consoles
> Date: Tuesday 29 August 2006 17:02
> From: Kenneth Wimer <kwwii at bootsplash.org>
> To: ubuntu-art at lists.ubuntu.com
> Cc: Étienne Bersac <bersace03 at laposte.net>
> On Tuesday 29 August 2006 15:06, Étienne Bersac wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Afaik, bootsplash for bootsplash.org is a quiet ugly patch that include
>> a lot of graphical stuff (jpeg decompression, ttf support, etc.) in the
>> kernel.
>> Something possible would a text terminal emulator that execute login and
>> use svga or similar to draw a themed terminal.
> As I am the co-author of the bootsplash, I will agree :p
> The reason for using the usplash is that it works on almost all computers
> whereas the bootsplash will revert to the console when anything fails, which
> happens a lot on newer computers (intel chips are a real problem).
> I am pretty uncertain as to whether the usplash can/will be made to do more
> colors for edgy, so I would not hold my breath on that.
> Bye,
> Ken
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