Will there be a boot splash like the one in suse, mandrake?

Robert Brimhall rbrimhall at gmail.com
Tue Nov 2 20:29:11 UTC 2004

Scheduled for Hoary AFAIK...

On Tue, 2 Nov 2004 14:01:38 -0600, kal_zakath
<ulist at gs1.ubuntuforums.org> wrote:
> I hope bootsplash will be part of Ubuntu on next release or even sooner
> with system update.
> Why ?
> Even if I'm a linux power user, I like things that look smooth and
> pretty. It seems quite useless, but having a system that look nice is
> pleasent. And there's always the possibility to switch from silent mode
> to verbose mode by simply pressing F2.
> I also like bootsplash because I sometimes have to show a demo of linux
> at work for customers who are newbies. Showing plain text boot is much
> less impressive that showing a great bootsplash that will make linux
> looks like a "futuristic" or at least "not outdated" system. This first
> impression is really important for newbies who will eventually switch
> from windows to linux.
> So this is a must have, mostly because one of the goal of Ubuntu is to
> get more people using linux. If it doesn't look like the nicest system
> around, you have less chance that people will switch to Ubuntu IMHO.
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