Kubuntu Logo Stripes

Plymouth Themes

Source (link to git-repo or to original if based on someone elses unmodified work): Add the source-code for this project on opencode.net


I wanted a seamless boot from GRUB2 to the desktop.

So here is the default kubuntu-logo Plymouth splash screen with the stripes wallpaper instead of the usual gradient.

I also removed the gear from the logo as it looked odd with this wallpaper.

If you want to change the wallpaper, replace background.png with another wallpaper that matches your screen aspect ratio.

I've no idea how to take a preview image but it looks good!

How to install: -

1) Extract to /lib/plymouth/themes/

2) In a terminal paste: -
sudo update-alternatives --install /lib/plymouth/themes/default.plymouth default.plymouth /lib/plymouth/themes/kubuntu-logo-stripes/kubuntu-logo-stripes.plymouth 100

3) sudo update-alternatives --config default.plymouth

...and select the theme

4) sudo update-initramfs -u


10 years ago

Hello, I wanted to try your theme but I cannot extract the archive from Ark or the terminal. Can you rearchive your theme and upload it again?


product-maker DenisSeidel Jul 18 2011 9 excellent
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Plymouth is a bootsplash for Linux supporting animations using Direct Rendering Manager and KMS driver. It gets packed into the initrd. Besides eye-candy, Plymouth also handles user interaction during boot. Wikipedia

Installation instructions:

  1. copy YOURTHEME folder to usr/share/plymouth/themes/YOURTHEME

  2. run in terminal:

sudo plymouth-set-default-theme YOURTHEME -R