Plymouth text version

Ho Wan Chan smartboyhw at
Sun Nov 11 15:13:07 UTC 2012

Maybe then we should just completely abolish the theme....But is that

2012/11/11 Kaj Ailomaa <zequence at>

> 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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