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merkur2k

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New boot splash graphics
« on: June 03, 2009, 05:56:55 am »
Having Kubuntu boot splash graphics has bothered me for awhile, and i finally got bored enough to see about changing it.
I have been working with bdfoster on irc to come up with some ideas for this, and we have the following rough draft:
http://wiki.linuxmce.org/index.php/Image:Linuxmce-splashy-ss1.png
Please let us know what you think, good or bad!
In the end this will be all packaged up into a .deb and hopefully included in the release ver of 0810.

mami

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Re: New boot splash graphics
« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2009, 06:58:43 am »
looks nice.

And it's good you are trying to change the boot splash...

/Mami

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Re: New boot splash graphics
« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2009, 09:56:59 am »
Cool :)

Will this be for MDs as well as the core?
Paul
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Re: New boot splash graphics
« Reply #3 on: June 03, 2009, 10:30:04 am »
Cool :)

Looking forward to getting a LMCE splashy :)

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Re: New boot splash graphics
« Reply #4 on: June 03, 2009, 02:42:23 pm »
brand identity.....  couldn't hurt.  not a big fan of the gradient, but otherwise, think it looks good.

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Re: New boot splash graphics
« Reply #5 on: June 03, 2009, 04:25:30 pm »
With those colors, at least something matches the Fiire remote :)

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Re: New boot splash graphics
« Reply #6 on: June 03, 2009, 05:30:05 pm »
Here are my thoughts, I like the simple splash screens. Plain background with just the progress bar, program name, and usually a small simple logo.

Examples.... i just threw together this logo, i know it has nothing to do with LMCE, its just a placeholder.

http://wiki.linuxmce.org/index.php/Image:Linuxmce-splashy-alt_small.png
http://wiki.linuxmce.org/index.php/Image:Linuxmce-splashy-alternate.png

I do like the idea of having the version somewhere small and out of the way though.
-Krys



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Re: New boot splash graphics
« Reply #7 on: June 03, 2009, 05:34:15 pm »
Thom made a great looking one for the WebDTs, is there any reason not to be consistent across the core/MDs/orbiters?

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Re: New boot splash graphics
« Reply #8 on: June 03, 2009, 06:12:53 pm »
Yeah, I just made this mockup:
http://wiki.linuxmce.org/index.php/Image:Linuxmce-splashy-ss3.png
and was informed that it looks like the WebDT one. I dont own a WebDT (yet!) and so didn't even realize it had one.
Consistency is most definently a good thing.

bdfoster

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Re: New boot splash graphics
« Reply #9 on: June 03, 2009, 09:08:49 pm »
This is another version, and I think most will like better, especially if you didn't like the shit brown gradient

http://wiki.linuxmce.org/index.php/Image:Linuxmce-splashy-ss2.png

This could even be the new wallpaper in KDE.  ;D
Have Fun - Bdfoster

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Re: New boot splash graphics
« Reply #10 on: June 03, 2009, 09:10:20 pm »
Thom made a great looking one for the WebDTs, is there any reason not to be consistent across the core/MDs/orbiters?

Well whatever we decide to use we could use on all devices.
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Re: New boot splash graphics
« Reply #11 on: June 03, 2009, 10:38:25 pm »
Might I add, this is would be a default splash. Because many of you I'm sure would like to change it to whatever you want, let me make it clear.

Change it if you want.
Have Fun - Bdfoster

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Re: New boot splash graphics
« Reply #12 on: June 15, 2009, 12:08:29 am »
Is there any way to change the boot/splash screen on the web pads?

Just asking...

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Re: New boot splash graphics
« Reply #13 on: June 15, 2009, 12:43:10 am »
Is there any way to change the boot/splash screen on the web pads?

Just asking...

It is using Splashy and from memory I think it refers to the image file in the kernel boot options. So editing your grub.lst should do it I think.