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

From: Gene Heskett <gheskett@...>
Date: Mon, 7 May 2018 14:41:42 -0400
On Monday 07 May 2018 11:14:12 dep wrote:

> 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.
>
And I'll nominate that "sad" statement as statement of the month.

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