Plymouth theme with Tux, Linux Mint logo and smooth progress animation (57 frames). Installation shell script is included. After installation you will reboot instantly to see if installation is correct.
Plymouth is a bootsplash for Linux supporting animations using Direct Rendering Manager and KMS driver. It gets packed into the initrd. Besides eye-candy, Plymouth also handles user interaction during boot. Wikipedia
copy YOURTHEME folder to usr/share/plymouth/themes/YOURTHEME