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Old 03-09-2004, 05:48 AM   #1
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How do I change the splash screen??


Hi, I would like to know if there is a way to change the default splash screen to any other image. Preferably done through text mode rather than through the GUI, if at all possible.
 
Old 03-09-2004, 06:42 AM   #2
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Which splash screen?
What distro?
Which desktop/window manager?
 
Old 03-09-2004, 03:06 PM   #3
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The distro is Red Hat 9.0 and the splash screen I am referring to is basically the menu that shows the different OSs on your PC when you first boot up the comp.
 
Old 03-10-2004, 03:27 AM   #4
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Change the line:
splashimage=(hd0,5)/boot/grub/image.xpm.gz
in your /boot/grub/menu.lst
The image must be 640x480 and in xpm format. You must then gzip it. The image can only have a limited number of colours (I think 256), but I think that xpm format is limited to this anyway.
 
  


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