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How to Set your Ubuntu Wallpaper as the bootsplash and login screen background

Jan 05, 2010, 12:03 (0 Talkback[s])


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"If you have noticed, Ubuntu Karmic comes with a new xsplash that allows you to set custom wallpaper as the background. Not only is it more visually appealing, it is also much easier to customize than the previous usplash. In this article, we are going to do some thing more interesting – change the bootsplash and login screen concurrently when you change your desktop wallpaper.

"Note: this is currently only possible with Ubuntu Karmic 9.10 or distro with xsplash installed.


"First, install the dependencies.

sudo apt-get install imagemagick

"Download the wallpaper_daemon.py script from Gnome-Look.org."

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