I installed xubuntu-desktop and starting using the xfce based desktop after a falling out with unity. Now I've returned to using the unity desktop but I'm left with the xubuntu boot screens. How can I remove/change them back to the defaults?


It should be possible to restore the original behaviour by reconfiguring the plymouth theme(s), using

sudo update-alternatives --config default.plymouth


sudo update-alternatives --config text.plymouth

and select the respective Ubuntu alternatives from the menu provided.. Alternatively you could remove the corresponding package completely, e.g.

sudo apt-get remove --purge xubuntu-plymouth-theme

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