Brain on Boot

Plymouth Themes brain skull splash

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An abstract blinking brain strobes during the boot process. May or may not cause seizures, I don't know. Give it try, have a good time.

How to Install Boot Themes on Linux Mint

* 1. Copy the new theme under /usr/share/plymouth/themes/
$ sudo cp -r new-theme/ /usr/share/plymouth/themes/

* ( Some distros will tell you /lib/plymouth/themes/ )

2. Update the theme menu
$ sudo update-alternatives --install /usr/share/plymouth/themes/default.plymouth default.plymouth /lib/plymouth/themes/new-theme/new-theme.plymouth 100

3. Choose the custom theme from Plymouth menu
$ sudo update-alternatives --config default.plymouth

4. Update $ sudo initramfs
$ sudo update-initramfs -u

*** 5. Edit framerate for smoother animation ***
$ sudo -s
$ echo FRAMEBUFFER=y >>/etc/initramfs-tools/conf.d/splash
$ update-initramfs -u

Last changelog:

1.1 29 days ago

Expanded animation loop

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Expanded animation loop

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