Starry Night Plymouth Theme

Plymouth Themes

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This is part of the aurora penguinis family - see below.

# Starry Night Plymouth Theme

Starry night is a simple but elegant Plymouth theme, showing the word
linux and a diving penguin. A moving star indicates that the boot
process is still running.

## How to install

**WARNING:** Do not install unless you know what you do and how to repair a non-booting system.

* Download and unpack [Starry-Night-Plymouth.tar.gz]( Install package).

* Copy the whole folder **Starry-Night-Plymouth** with root privileges to **/lib/plymouth/themes/**

$ sudo cp -R Starry-Night-Plymouth /lib/plymouth/themes/

* Then run the following commands in a terminal:

$ sudo update-alternatives --install /lib/plymouth/themes/default.plymouth default.plymouth /lib/plymouth/themes/Starry-Night-Plymouth/starry-night.plymouth 100

$ sudo update-alternatives --config default.plymouth

$ sudo update-initramfs -u

## Sources

Starry-Night-Plymouth is based on the Xubuntu Logo Plymouth Theme by the
Xubuntu Developer Team
Last changelog:

5 years ago

2015/11/17 release

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2015/11/17 release

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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