I'm making a little Live USB with my own distro, nicknamed "Hackbuntu" - it is basically a little bootable USB drive that you plug into a computer, boot it up, and then feel like a ninja when you're off visiting Onionland and decrypting Truecrypt volumes.
I can pretty much hanlde setting it up the way I like, but I want to change the default boot logo, the white "ubuntu" on a purple background, to a light green "hackbuntu" on a dark, dark green background. (The way that Lubuntu displays "lubuntu" on a sky blue background during boot-up.)
I can't figure out how to do this, however. I've found a few goodies in
/syslinux, but I can't manage to get it customized all the way. I need someone to explain all that I need to do, because it appears that quite a bit of the "image" is actually rendered from info provided in configuration files. (e.g.,
/syslinux/bootlogo is making me NUTS trying to figure out what to do with it... It's a CPIO archive with some sort of binary file called
init inside of it...)
I've read this, but it doesn't give much info on how to customize live media... My USB drive is only 4 Gig, so installing a normal install on the USB stick is out of the picture...
I've already seen this question, which does not explain how to customize live media. (Live Media, such as a Live USB drive, lacks the
/lib/plymouthdirectory entirely, making all answers from the aforementioned question invalid.)