Chameleon: Plymouth theme for openSUSE

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5 .3

This is a plymouth theme that cycles many colors at startup and one color at shutdown. (changes colors like a chameleon)

To install on Ubuntu derivatives:

--Copy Chameleon folder to /lib/plymouth/themes

Type to terminal:

sudo update-alternatives --install /lib/plymouth/themes/default.plymouth default.plymouth /lib/plymouth/themes/Chameleon/Chameleon.plymouth 100

sudo update-alternatives --config default.plymouth

select the number corresponding to Chameleon then run

sudo update-initramfs -u

To fix the delayed loading of the splash:

sudo -s
echo FRAMEBUFFER=y >>/etc/initramfs-tools/conf.d/splash
update-initramfs -u

for more details visit

to use the grub background install grub customizer following this

Adjust the cycling rate by modifying the duration on line 26 of the script.

Credit to the script ceator: OobuntusGoof tus :


6 years ago

Those commands does not work at all in Opensuse 13.1
It was pretty easy in debian based system to change plymouth, grub etc but I am not even getting any plymouth to run in Suse.....
Help Needed.


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