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Ubuntu-Orange Plymouth Theme For Ubuntu 10.04 LTS “Lucid Lynx”

Here is a quick guide to download and install the Ubuntu-Orange Plymouth theme. The installation instructions can also be found in the Ubuntu 10.4-Readme file. This theme was created by SWoRD Jr

Download the Plymouth theme HERE

To Install on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS “Lucid Lynx” do the following:

First extract the contents of 128813-Ubuntu-Orange-Plymouth1.1.tar.gz to your Desktop then also extract the contents of Ubuntu-10.4-SWoRD-Edition1.1.tar.gz to your Desktop. Then open a Terminal window (Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal) and copy+paste the following lines:

cd ~/Desktop

sudo cp -R Ubuntu-10.4-SWoRD-Edition1.1/ /lib/plymouth/themes/

sudo update-alternatives –install /lib/plymouth/themes/default.plymouth default.plymouth /lib/plymouth/themes/Ubuntu-10.4-SWoRD-Edition1.1/Ubuntu-10.4-SWoRD-Edition1.1.plymouth 100

sudo update-alternatives –config default.plymouth

A menu will apear. Type the number that corresponds to Ubuntu-10.4-SWoRD-Edition1.1 in the list and press Return. In your Terminal window Copy+paste the following line:

sudo update-initramfs -u

To see a preview of the theme copy+paste the following lines in your Terminal window:

sudo plymouthd

sudo plymouth –show-splash

To quit the preview copy+paste the following line:

sudo plymouth quit

Note: The preview window doesn’t show the plymouth theme full size so it’s a bit out of proportions.

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