Plymouth text version

Kaj Ailomaa zequence at
Sun Nov 11 15:10:15 UTC 2012

On Sun, 11 Nov 2012 16:05:08 +0100, Len Ovens <len at> wrote:

> As we are starting a new cycle, The text version of plymouth needs to be
> updated. There was some discussion and it was noted that the graphics
> version of plymouth has no version displayed. We are wondering if we
> should just drop the versioning on the text version as well or not. The
> text version shows up if the ISO is being tested on/in a vbox and may be
> helpful to remind the tester what version they are working on... if that
> person does a lot of testing of different versions :)
> For those who don't know, plymouth is what displays the ubuntustudio
> symbol with the wheel effect around it in the graphics version and the
> words Ubuntu Studio XX.XX with the moving dots under in the text version.
> Quite aside from that however, I would suggest that the backdrop for
> lightdm should have the version number somewhere... And I would suggest
> using numbers rather than the "code name". Some of the code names good,
> some are not... (precise was good, but raring?). Even if the session
> backdrop had the version added to a corner that would be fine.
> Anyway, vote here. when we get tired of waiting for votes we will run  
> with
> it.

Since we hardly have time to see it (which is a shame cause it's very nice  
looking), I barely see the point in having it in the first place.
I don't think we need to display the version number.

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