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i want to update my splash screen (when i boot or logoff), logo etc... to use the solar theme.

i did:

sudo apt-get install plymouth-theme-solar

then i went to the themes folder to customize it:

/lib/plymouth/themes/

and i updated logos and other images.

sudo update-initramfs -u

i think this command is the right one to run but when i run it, nothing is updated

what am i missing?

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whereis plymouth. plymouth: /bin/plymouth /lib/plymouth, ls /lib/plymouth –  Anonymous Nov 24 '11 at 23:17
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This should do the trick:

sudo apt-get install galternatives

sudo galternatives

Then select your theme from key default-plymouth and do the update-initramfs -u again.

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thanks it worked –  aki Nov 28 '11 at 12:59
    
(Ubuntu 12.10) Tried this and it didn't work :(. I first downloaded plymouth-manager, installed the stargate theme, and then I applied the installed theme. On a computer restart, it didn't show up. I then issued "update-initramfs -u", did another restart and it still didn't work. Anyone know how to fix this? EDIT: Also, installed and tried galternatives –  KI4JGT Oct 19 '12 at 7:12
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