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