unknown command vbeinfo (changing splashscreen) in 11.04

Colin Law clanlaw at googlemail.com
Thu Sep 22 10:20:15 UTC 2011

On 22 September 2011 11:02, Abhishek Dixit <abhidixit87 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 12:41 PM, Colin Law <clanlaw at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> On 22 September 2011 06:08, Abhishek Dixit <abhidixit87 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> [...]
>>> See the entire reason I am trying all this is because I want a
>>> colorful splashscreen in grub2 when my system boots up.
>> I suspect the conclusion of all the previous posts is that it is
>> tricky, if not impossible, to do this when using Wubi.  Is it really
>> worth the effort?
>> Can I just check that it is the boot splash that you want to change
>> (ie the background during the boot process), not the screen wallpaper
>> background that is shown on the system after boot, while you are
>> actually using Ubuntu.
> Yes I mean the background when grub loads and it asks you to select
> one of the OS to boot not the wallpaper on Gnome desktop after login.
>> It is difficult to see why it is worth spending all this effort just
>> to get a colourful background during just the boot sequence.
>> Colin
> Come on this is 21st century I hope users are allowed to do these
> things as per their choices or are you still in those days when
> Mainframes were the only way of computing?

I have always considered that wubi is a bit of a quick and dirty way
to try ubuntu, rather than a useful working environment, therefore
minor features like boot splash are of little concern.  Dual booting
and virtual machines are more robust implementations I believe.  Maybe
I am wrong about this.


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