Ubuntu Boot Up Logo

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Wed Jun 22 11:46:23 UTC 2005

tristan Wrote: 
> In my opinion it's just a question of "polish". The rest of a default
> ubuntu install looks very tidy, but the boot process, while obviously
> informative, looks exactly like the kind of hacker mumbo jumbo which
> scares new users off. It detracts from the "fit and feel" of the rest
> of the system. Nearly every other modern distro has a graphic boot
> process, there's a reason for it...
> A graphic bootup with the option to drop into verbose mode (eg splashy,
> usplash etc) is a perfect compromise for those who need the boot info,
> and those who'd like their OS to look like it was put together post
> 2000. 
> Then again ubuntu offers another way which someone else on ubuntuforums
> pointed out - keep your monitor off until you hear the bongos! :)
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