Login Sound: "Initiating Startup Sequence"

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Login Sound: "Initiating Startup Sequence"

Post by GoldNugget » Sat Sep 15, 2018 4:36 pm

Many years ago Knoppix delivered the first fully functional OS on a live CD and changed the Linux world forever. (Hurray for on-the-fly hardware detection!) My old Toshiba Satellite finally had painless multimedia!

The startup and shutdown sounds on that old disto were a womans voice saying "Initiating Startup Sequence" and "Initiating Shutdown Sequence". I have saved those .ogg files and replaced them after every reinstall ever since. Thought I'd share them here.

Replace the existing files in usr/share/sounds/LinuxMint/stereo with these:



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Re: Login Sound: "Initiating Startup Sequence"

Post by kyphi » Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:46 pm

Knoppix was created by Klaus Knopper and the voice is that of his wife Adriane.


Several Knoppix discs are a permanent feature in my toolkit.
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