How to change the splash screen?

All Gurus once were Newbies
Forum rules
There are no such things as "stupid" questions. However if you think your question is a bit stupid, then this is the right place for you to post it. Please stick to easy to-the-point questions that you feel people can answer fast. For long and complicated questions prefer the other forums within the support section.
Before you post please read this

How to change the splash screen?

Postby mjrwingnut on Sun Dec 28, 2008 11:34 pm

How do I change the splash screen graphic? :?:
mjrwingnut
Level 1
Level 1
 
Posts: 32
Joined: Fri Jul 18, 2008 1:50 am
Location: California

Linux Mint is funded by ads and donations.
 

Re: How to change the splash screen?

Postby Alpha-Geek on Mon Dec 29, 2008 1:04 am

I use "startup-manager" to change the usplash & bootloader themes.
Image
User avatar
Alpha-Geek
Level 4
Level 4
 
Posts: 311
Joined: Sun Aug 19, 2007 12:29 am
Location: Wisconsin, USA

Re: How to change the splash screen?

Postby wildflower on Mon Dec 29, 2008 4:52 am

I've installed startup-manager but it never wants to load :(

Anybody knows what's wrong?
Never Never Land Mix ONE


User avatar
wildflower
Level 2
Level 2
 
Posts: 63
Joined: Sat Nov 29, 2008 10:57 am
Location: Heaven

Re: How to change the splash screen?

Postby Alpha-Geek on Mon Dec 29, 2008 9:34 am

I can't advise why current version won't launch. I downloaded & installed the .deb for version 0.9-9 & it works just fine.
Image
User avatar
Alpha-Geek
Level 4
Level 4
 
Posts: 311
Joined: Sun Aug 19, 2007 12:29 am
Location: Wisconsin, USA

Re: How to change the splash screen?

Postby mjrwingnut on Tue Dec 30, 2008 3:05 am

Where can I get the deb at?
mjrwingnut
Level 1
Level 1
 
Posts: 32
Joined: Fri Jul 18, 2008 1:50 am
Location: California

Re: How to change the splash screen?

Postby wildflower on Tue Dec 30, 2008 5:32 am

@Alpha-Geek
I tried finding the version you're using but no luck :(

@mjrwingnut
you can install it from synaptic
Never Never Land Mix ONE


User avatar
wildflower
Level 2
Level 2
 
Posts: 63
Joined: Sat Nov 29, 2008 10:57 am
Location: Heaven

Re: How to change the splash screen?

Postby Alpha-Geek on Tue Dec 30, 2008 9:38 am

Sorry, my mistake. I should have said version 1.9.9. Synaptic has vers 1.9.11. It has been a problem not starting for some users. You could try downloading one of the other versions from http://sourceforge.net/project/showfile ... _id=246755 The newest, 1.9.12 may work for you.
Image
User avatar
Alpha-Geek
Level 4
Level 4
 
Posts: 311
Joined: Sun Aug 19, 2007 12:29 am
Location: Wisconsin, USA

Re: How to change the splash screen?

Postby mjrwingnut on Tue Dec 30, 2008 4:42 pm

I will try it tonite!
mjrwingnut
Level 1
Level 1
 
Posts: 32
Joined: Fri Jul 18, 2008 1:50 am
Location: California

Re: How to change the splash screen?

Postby mjrwingnut on Wed Dec 31, 2008 2:33 am

I download the latest version 1.9.12 from getdeb.net and I tried to run it and NADA! :(

--MjrWingnut
mjrwingnut
Level 1
Level 1
 
Posts: 32
Joined: Fri Jul 18, 2008 1:50 am
Location: California

Re: How to change the splash screen?

Postby Alpha-Geek on Thu Jan 01, 2009 12:19 pm

I don't know what to tell ya. Version 1.9.9 works fine for me on Mint 6
Image
User avatar
Alpha-Geek
Level 4
Level 4
 
Posts: 311
Joined: Sun Aug 19, 2007 12:29 am
Location: Wisconsin, USA

Re: How to change the splash screen?

Postby mjrwingnut on Thu Jan 01, 2009 3:37 pm

maybe I did something wrong!
mjrwingnut
Level 1
Level 1
 
Posts: 32
Joined: Fri Jul 18, 2008 1:50 am
Location: California

Re: How to change the splash screen?

Postby mjrwingnut on Sat Jan 03, 2009 11:54 am

oh I typed in startupmanager in the terminal it worked not the icon in the adminstration menu....go figure!

-MjrWingnut :?
mjrwingnut
Level 1
Level 1
 
Posts: 32
Joined: Fri Jul 18, 2008 1:50 am
Location: California

Re: How to change the splash screen?

Postby exploder on Sat Jan 03, 2009 12:13 pm

merwiz79 gave me these instructions for changing the usplash in Felicia to the mint-black-usplash. Maybe you can adapt these instructions for what you want to use?

sudo apt remove --purge usplash-theme-mint
apt install usplash-theme-mint-black
sudo rm /etc/alternatives/usplash-artwork.so
sudo ln -s /usr/lib/usplash/usplash-theme-mint-black.so /etc/alternatives/usplash-artwork.so
sudo rm /usr/lib/usplash/usplash-artwork.so
sudo ln -s /etc/alternatives/usplash-artwork.so /usr/lib/usplash/usplash-artwork.so
sudo dpkg-reconfigure linux-image-2.6.24-22-generic

Here is how to resize the usplash. Steely provided the instructions for this.

gksu gedit /etc/usplash.conf
(In my case I changed the values to 1280x1024)
sudo update-initramfs -u

Hope this helps.
exploder
Level 15
Level 15
 
Posts: 5813
Joined: Tue Feb 13, 2007 10:50 am
Location: HartfordCity, Indiana USA

Re: How to change the splash screen?

Postby wildflower on Sat Jan 03, 2009 2:40 pm

I've tried typing "startupmanager" in terminal and turns out i couldn't run the program because only root has the access to it :(
Never Never Land Mix ONE


User avatar
wildflower
Level 2
Level 2
 
Posts: 63
Joined: Sat Nov 29, 2008 10:57 am
Location: Heaven

Linux Mint is funded by ads and donations.
 

Return to Newbie Questions

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Kalyk and 30 guests