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Re: [trinity-users] Anyone noticed this with Trinity and plymouthd?

From: dep <dep@...>
Date: Mon, 07 May 2018 11:14:12 -0400
On May 7, 2018 10:19 AM, Felix Miata <mrmazda@...> wrote:


> I don't get why anyone thinks Plymouth's basic purpose is more desirable than
> 
> the bloat it represents, or useful at all. I've never had it installed on an
> 
> openSUSE installation unless maybe when it first appeared I didn't notice to
> 
> taboo it. If I did, it was too long ago to remember. Anywhere else, e.g. Mageia,
> 
> where Plymouth was not optional, plymouth.enable=0 went on those kernel
> 
> cmdlines. At boot time, I don't need rainbow fluff and spindly or no text
> 
> instead of nice bold, legible white on black racing so fast it can't all be read.


It is exactly this -- the pursuit of fluff over function -- that drove me and I suspect others away from KDE and to TDE. Somewhere it got into people's minds that we'll all scream in horror and run away if we ever see anything in text mode. Sad.

​dep

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