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Bug#495618: desktop-base: Please provide artwork for splashy and/or usplash

On Tuesday 19 August 2008 07:12:51 Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> On mar, 2008-08-19 at 02:06 +0200, Michael Biebl wrote:
> > it would be nice if deskop-base would provide artwork for the two boot
> > splash
> > systems splashy and/or usplash to get a more complete and unified
> > artwork
> > for the complete boot and login process.
> I'm not really sure how is splash screen integrated in Debian (I mean,
> default install doesn't install some splash screen, and it seems to not
> work on some installs). I wonder if it's worth adding themes to
> desktop-base for them (but they sure can integrate them)
> Thoughts?

some days ago, on a thread of debian-desktop ml:
"At the moment, desktop-base doesn't interact with usplash/splashy only
(we don't have an official bootsplash used in Debian, I have hope for 

I agree, it could be nice to provide usplash/splashy themes but current 
packages (desktop-base, usplash, splashy) doesn't allow this customization.

For splashy, it's trivial as it uses background wallpaper and a configuration 
files only but for usplash, we need to add theme library build to 
desktop-base. Indeed usplash and splashy must handle desktop-base provided 

I guess mostly for Lenny+1. We could add bootsplash related artwork now.

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