How To Select The Splash Screen in Ubuntu Lucid

April 10, 2010 by · 10 Comments
Filed under: gnome, HowTo, KDE, linux, Ubuntu 

I've recently been doing a lot of testing on the next version of Ubuntu: Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx. After installing Ubuntu I also decided to add the Kubuntu packages to my system. This is easy to do with a simple

sudo aptitude install kubuntu-desktop

One of the annoyances I have with this is that adding the Kubuntu packages through this method also hijacks the startup splash to that of Kubuntu instead of Ubuntu. It's not a deal breaker, but I want to change it back. Read more