how can i uninstall Plymouth, or replace it with Usplash?

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Sat Jul 10 15:08:18 UTC 2010

On Saturday, July 10, 2010 11:01:51 Paulo Silva wrote:
> hi!
> maybe because Plymouth (Ubuntu 10.04 upgrade installed it, but i have
> it disabled from StartupManager, i think), fsck is not providing that
> so useful progressbar of filesystems checking.
> i have some questions about it:
> can i have this fsck in text mode providing a filesystem check
> progress bar back from a configuration file?
> and if not, is Plymouth conflicting somehow with fsck?
> and if it is, how can we uninstall Plymouth? (Synaptic is saying every
> packages else, even Gnome, will be uninstalled as well, when i only
> want to uninstall Plymouth)

Plymouth is not an optional part of the system.

Scott K

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