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SUM-Thing New for Ubuntu

Apr 21, 2007, 16:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"OK, you love Ubuntu, but after awhile, the same-old, same-old GRUB and boot splash screens become tedious and boring. Could it be your Ubuntu needs a little SUM-thing to spice it up? If you're up for a walk on the wild side, try StartUp Manager (SUM), a utility created by Glenn Van Loon that lets you change bootloader and splash screen settings in Ubuntu.

"There are two easy ways to install SUM, once you've verified that it works on your version of Ubuntu. The first is to add the requisite repository to /etc/apt/sources.list, and then use apt-get or Synaptic to install the startupmanager package..."

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