Getting rid of the startup splash screen (Edgy)

John L Fjellstad john-ubuntu at
Tue Nov 21 20:34:25 UTC 2006

Derek Broughton <news at> writes:

> I don't use an *-ubuntu package at all - and have never had an issue -
> but the developers keep saying you need it for the upgrade.

Never understood the package is needed once for upgrade.  I used to
upgrade Debian systems fine without a super metapackage like

Almost tempted to try upgrading to next major release without installing
the package.

John L. Fjellstad
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