Bootup artwork moving to plimouth for lucid.

Cory K. coryisatm at
Tue Nov 17 09:53:37 GMT 2009

On 11/16/2009 11:18 PM, Luke Yelavich wrote:
> Hi all
> As of the sesion today regarding the boot experience for Lucid, Plimouth will be used for a lot of the bootup niceties like splash and stuff prior to gdm's greater appearing, and mabe a little bit afterwards as well, which means xsplash is going away.
> I don't know when plimouth will land in the archive, but I will keep my eye out for it, so we can start getting things together for our bootup splash. If there are PPA packages available sooner, then I think we need to try tem, so we can start getting our splash together.
> I will be happy to help with any themeing stuff needed at the code level, however plimouth has a lot of plugins to do various things, as well as a scripting language to help do stuff, so we may have it easier this time then we did for usplash.

Awesome. This is a move that shoulda been made a while ago. I'll look 
into how themes for Fedora are done.

-Cory K.

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