another thing I don't understand

Phillip Susi psusi at
Thu Dec 8 14:30:37 UTC 2011

On 12/8/2011 9:08 AM, David O. Rowell wrote:
> Folks seem to be proud of the clean uncluttered blank screen during the
> boot process.  I thought that we as programmers/analysts/designers had
> learned decades ago that we need to keep the users informed of what's
> going on?  Lets go back to the moving dots (or something) to indicate
> that the system was actually doing something.  At least if they stop the
> user (me?) knows he's in trouble.

What are you talking about?  We have a big ubuntu logo with blinking 
dots.  It is even themable so you can change the look.

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