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How to Change the Plymouth Bootscreen in Ubuntu?

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With regards to Plymouth —

Are there alternative boot screens available?

What’s the easiest way to change the boot screen?

Accepted Answer

You can get a list of themes available via the repositories through Synaptic Package Manager or through the command line via aptitude:

$ aptitude search plymouth-theme
p lubuntu-plymouth-theme - plymouth theme for Lubuntu
p plymouth-theme-fade-in - graphical boot animation and logger - fade-in theme
p plymouth-theme-glow - graphical boot animation and logger - glow theme
i plymouth-theme-kubuntu-logo - graphical boot animation and logger - kubuntu-logo theme
p plymouth-theme-sabily - plymouth theme for Sabily
p plymouth-theme-script - graphical boot animation and logger - script theme
p plymouth-theme-solar - graphical boot animation and logger - solar theme
p plymouth-theme-spinfinity - graphical boot animation and logger - spinfinity theme
p plymouth-theme-text - graphical boot animation and logger - text theme
c plymouth-theme-ubuntu-logo - graphical boot animation and logger - ubuntu-logo theme
i plymouth-theme-ubuntu-text - graphical boot animation and logger - ubuntu-logo theme
p plymouth-theme-ubuntustudio - Ubuntu Studio Plymouth theme
p xubuntu-plymouth-theme - Plymouth theme for Xubuntu

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You can then install the resulting packages via Synaptic or apt as normal:

$ sudo apt install plymouth-theme-solar

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If you’re looking for something not in the repositories, UbuntuGeek has an excellent tutorial on how to install and create your own custom Plymouth themes.

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