[Trisquel-users] Plymouth Logo Looks Like A Mess When Booting

lcerf at gmail.com lcerf at gmail.com
Thu May 12 14:02:26 CEST 2011


First of all the operating system is called GNU/Linux (Linux is only its  
kernel): http://www.gnu.org/gnu/why-gnu-linux.html

Then, if you believe that important that Trisquel's developers "should either  
hack this thing up or remove it and create something better" then help  
yourself (or pay for it)! What gives you the right to complain about a free  
software (in all senses of the term "free")?

Notice that, for some (most?) laptops (including mine with an Intel graphic  
chip), the boot was made more aesthetic after the adoption of Plymouth. There  
is no more flickering when Xorg starts and, as far as I understand, this is  
thanks to the use of Kernel Mode Setting (that nouveau has troubles to  
manage).

Finally, choosing text over a bootsplash is only a matter of configuring  
GRUB. Too hard? Well, then install startupmanager (  
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/StartUpManager ) from the repository and  
check the related box!


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