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how to change the booting image in fedora

asked 2013-07-14 14:16:33 +0000

john.koshy gravatar image

can anyone say how to change the booting image with a .gif image of our own instead of the fedora logo.

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answered 2013-07-15 20:23:06 +0000

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hi , if you want change background when system boot it is grub stuff

edit /etc/default/grub and change GRUB_BACKGROUND

GRUB_BACKGROUND=/usr/share/backgrounds/beefy-miracle/default/normalish/beefy-miracle.png

and run

grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/grub2/grub.cfg

see details here https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/GRUB_2

if you want change the animation on boot process use :

plymouth or plymouth-set-default-theme see question #7951

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i need to put an animation for boot. but i dont want plymouth. i want to put my own .gif image. can you say how we can do?

john.koshy ( 2013-07-15 23:11:46 +0000 )edit
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so you need some kernel boot parameters http://www.stlinux.com/howto/splash-screen#kcommandhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bootsplash but I think you want a custom plymount https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Plymouth#Splash_Theme google it

sergiomb ( 2013-07-15 23:33:26 +0000 )edit
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answered 2013-07-16 15:15:42 +0000

Here you got an awesome guide for theming in Plymouth. You could google it, though.

http://brej.org/blog/?p=158 http://brej.org/blog/?p=174 http://brej.org/blog/?p=197

Regards.

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