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‘Super Boot Manager’ eases BURG, GRUB, Plymouth tweaking pains

The newly launched 'Super Boot Manager' application, created by the developers behind graphical boot menu BURG, aims to streamline and simplify the process of tweaking the GRUB, BURG and Plymouth boot screens.

25 May 2011
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[How to] Fix the Plymouth boot screen when using proprietary graphics drivers

Using 'proprietary/restricted' drivers for Nvidia and ATI graphics cards often results in a less-than-perfect looking boot screen. Although purely a cosmetic flaw - it doesn't impeded the boot speed or performance - its one that greets you time and time again. Thankfully the script below does, in most cases, 'fix' it.

8 May 2011
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Slick, intelligent Plymouth Boot Splash

Boot screens: generally the land of the bland. But not so anymore.

29 December 2010
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Plymouth manager lets you change boot theme, resolution in Ubuntu

If you’re fortunate enough to have a graphics card capable of displaying Plymouth boot splashes then ‘Plymouth Manager’ may just be of interest. Features include: – Enable/disable Plymouth Set splash resolution Fixing errant errors Choosing/creating […]

20 November 2010
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‘Ubuntu sunrise’ plymouth theme adds awe to boot time

Bored of the relatively plain default plymouth theme that Ubuntu ships with? You can easily sass it up with themes like this one, called 'ubuntu sunrise, by dinin over on Gnome-look.

5 September 2010
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Stunning user-created Plymouth boot Splash

I love it when something stunning (and space-themed, I am biased) comes along to drop my jaw. Say Hola to the following purdy little Plymouth splash screen created by ~internauta2000. It’s an animated, luscious and […]

13 August 2010
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Set your Desktop, GDM & Plymouth wallpaper as the same image

Want your desktop, GDM background & Plymouth boot image to match? Using gargantuo‘s Global Wallpaper script you can easily do so. Download Download the script @ gnome-look.org Installation Extract the archive Open a terminal and […]

3 June 2010
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New Ubuntu Plymouth Theme Lands in Lucid

It’s non-stop today. In the last 30mins the shiny new Plymouth theme – revealed only yesterday – has landed in Ubuntu Alpha 3. More interesting to see will be the new look login window, which […]

4 March 2010
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Ubuntu Lucid To Use Plymouth; Non-Intel Users To Lose Out?

A few weeks ago the decision was mooted to switch Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx from USplash to Plymouth. The decision was made in light of the fact that the boot transitions between boot and the […]

1 December 2009
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Upgrading from Ubuntu 18.04? Look Out for These New Features

If you upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS from Ubuntu 18.04 LTS you’ll find that your new OS looks and behaves a bit differently from the one you were running before. This is because the cumulative […]

23 April 2020
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Ubuntu 20.04 Shows Your OEM’s Logo on the Boot Screen

The boot screen experience in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS looks a tiny bit different from the one provided in Ubuntu 19.10 — at least for some people.

19 March 2020

Hot Topic: Which Ubuntu Release (2010-2019) is Your Favourite? Vote Now!

With the end of the year, and indeed the decade, fast approaching I’ve been spending my time looking backwards, getting all misty-eyed and nostalgic about Ubuntu and how far its come since 2010. The past […]

12 December 2019