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Month: January 2011

Re: [trinity-users] Removing Plymouth

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2011 02:38:04 -0600
> I hate Plymouth as much as I hate KDE4. Whatever pimp-faced
> form-over-function moron who decided to inflict this crap upon us
> obviously doesn't use encrypted hard disks. I do, so the damn thing keeps
> failing and forcing me to boot several times until the damn thing finally
> boots correctly. I am absolutely sick of it, it has to go.
> But there is no 'kdm' program installed and there doesn't seem to be any
> for me to install in Adept Manager either. How am I going to boot into
> KDE3/Trinity when I finally get rid of Plymouth?
> --
> Luciano ES

Look for kdm-kde3 or kdm-trinity, depending on whether you use Debian or
Ubuntu.  kdm-kde3 would be in in /etc/init on Ubuntu, as the older SysV
init system has been largely replaced with the faster Upstart system,
whereas kdm-trinity is still in /etc/init.d/ under Debian.

Hope this helps,