This is an idea straight out of those futuristic 80′s movies! However, it works and it’s not done on a Commodore 64. With this neat little customization, your splash screen will be happy to greet you any time you want to use your computer. Created by OMG!Ubuntu reader Shnatsel and assured to do nothing to hurt your computers, it’s ready to go!
“It also should be safe to install and use – it won’t break anything, the worst thing it can do is fall back to text mode (but the system will still boot to GUI).”
First thing to be aware of us is if Plymouth looks like a mess to you now it will continue to look a mess with this; you’ll need to fix that.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:shnatsel/plymouth
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install plymouth-theme-smooth-greeting
To uninstall run:
sudo apt-get remove plymouth-theme-smooth-greeting