HowTo Create your Own Usplash for Ubuntu

On June 10, 2009, in custom, Howto, ubuntu, usplash, by Dipin Krishna
Download the tar file from here.…and extract it….

You can see many image files, one c file, one Makefile and one bdf file.
To create a usplash using this…just type at terminal…

$ cd dipin-usplash2

$ make

Now you will get a dipin-usplash.so file. This is the usplash file.

Now u can create your own usplash by editing the images and call ‘make’.
Edit the images as said below…

Put all the images into one image and do this…then extract the palette of the image, and then apply that palette to all individual images…

1. Windows->Dockable Dialogs->Palettes

2.click the arrow on the top-right of the palette-dock….
3.Palettes Menu->Import palette
4.Click image..and select the image…
5. now the new palette would have been generated….as show…

6.Now take individual images and do this…
Mode->Indexed

7. Colors->map->Set Colormap..

8.
9.Select the palette we generated….

10.

 

4 Responses to “HowTo Create your Own Usplash for Ubuntu”

  1. MHS - Kaos says:

    open a terminal ando type

    sudo usplash

    it will show the usplash screen
    to return to gdm press ctrl+alt+f7

  2. junise safvan says:

    how can we test the created usplash……???

  3. Linux and Microcontroller tIps says:

    Yes..the problem is..all the images that you take to make the usplash need to be of same palette…..

  4. gadget00 says:

    Hi. Seems like a great tutorial, but why you need to do all that editing with Gimp? Does the image used in the usplash needs a special format?

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