another thing I don't understand

Stephen V. Williams svwilliams at
Thu Dec 8 15:54:28 UTC 2011

This is probably a bug that needs to be fixed because that screen doesn't
always show up for me on boot.  When I first loaded Oneiric I thought that
logo screen and blinking dots had been removed in the latest release.  When
I restarted several days later it was back.  Perhaps this is happening to
you Dave?

On Thu, Dec 8, 2011 at 9:30 AM, Phillip Susi <psusi at> wrote:

> 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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