Disabling graphical boot and starting applications early

Chris Green cl at isbd.net
Sun Dec 9 13:45:35 UTC 2012

On Sun, Dec 09, 2012 at 11:35:03PM +1100, Daniel Dalton wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm vision impaired, so I would like a text boot screen so that I can
> read it with brltty in Braille, as brltty does not support reading of
> graphical boot screens. (so if something goes wrong, I can fix it
> myself)
It's not just you, I wish I could get rid of all those 'pretty' GUIs and
actually see what's happening at boot time.  

> To achieve this I tried to disable plymouth. After a bit of research
> best solution was just to remove the plymouth* scripts from /etc/init.d
> (I've backed them up of course). 

Couldn't one just uninstall (as in apt-get remove) the plymouth

Chris Green

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