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How to customize splash screen in Ubuntu

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If you are already bored of the default Ubuntu bootscreen, you can simply replace it a few simple commands. We can make ourselves own bootscreen or to select from among already created.

The bootscreen files layout in Ubuntu 16 changes the location of plymouth themes from /lib/plymouth/themes to /usr/share/plymouth/themes  and so all of the theme install scripts that assumed the previous layout now install to the wrong location.

Run the following command which will not only install a number of new themes into the correct location but also will fix the now incorrect update-alternatives scheme:

Migrating old themes to the new location is simple, just move the directory as each theme is contained in a directory named after the theme

The old themes are self-referential in that the .plymouth theme file contains a reference to the directory that the theme is installed. Change these references to the correct ones (replace /lib/plymouth/themes  with /usr/share/plymouth/themes).

You can download from here:
https://www.gnome-look.org/browse/cat/108/ord/top/

Extract the new theme here: /usr/share/plymouth/themes
Update the theme list to make the theme list selectable:

Create an update script:

Include these text:

Go ahead, and reboot your desktop. You should see a new custom splash screen during system startup like this: