kubuntu logo on boot screen
peter.garrett at optusnet.com.au
Mon Nov 28 02:11:09 UTC 2005
On Sun, 27 Nov 2005 22:21:02 +0000
Ewan Mac Mahon <ewan at macmahon.me.uk> wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 27, 2005 at 04:50:13PM +0100, Thilo Six wrote:
> > Peter Garrett schrieb am 26.11.2005 22:00:
> > > 2) sudo apt-get remove --purge kubuntu-artwork-usplash
> > >
> That's huge overkill - a bazooka solution that (as noted) takes out the
> kubuntu-desktop metapackage as collateral damage, potentially making
> upgrades harder.
> > Now, is there a possibility to use ubuntu-desktop, kubuntu-desktop AND
> > aptitude at the same time, without kubuntu-usplash?
> > Maybe s.th. like
> > sudo dpkg-reconfigure usplash
> > where you can choose the splash would be good!??
> There's something exactly like that; and it's the right way to solve
> this problem. Usplash uses the alternatives system to allow you to pick
> which of several equivalents to use if you've got more than one
> installed. The brown Ubuntu logo is always installed, so the kubuntu and
> xubuntu ones install as a higher priority to they override it on their
> respective systems. If you do:
> sudo update-alternatives --config usplash-artwork.so
> You'll get a nice menu to choose which one you want, and the setting
> will persist through upgrades. Once you've chosen you'll need to do the
> sudo dpkg-reconfigure linux-image-`uname -r`
> thing to actually build your new choice into the initramfs. Also see:
> <https://wiki.ubuntu.com/USplashCustomizationHowto> for instructions on
> making your own splash image, but note that that page doesn't mention
> the alternatives system (yet - I'll fix that in a mo).
Thanks Ewan - I didn't realise update-alternatives was an option.
Hope the others reading the thread will pick up on your (much better)
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