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Does anyone know?

PostPosted: Tue Jun 14, 2011 9:05 pm
by VanR
Where I can get or download the Zorin sunrise splash screen that was in Zorin OS 4, but is not included in Zorin OS 5. I'm almost ready to got back to Zorin OS 4 because I like that plymouth screen so much. Is it possible to get off the Zorin OS 4 DVD somehow?

Re: Does anyone know?

PostPosted: Tue Jun 14, 2011 9:40 pm
by VanR
Yep I've tried and I don't see that particular splash screen in there. Anyway it was just a thought.

Re: Does anyone know?

PostPosted: Sat Jun 18, 2011 3:51 am
by spatryx
When I had os4; I copied the theme folder from /lib/plymouth/themes/zorin-od-plymouth to a backup drive then modified the images to suit my needs in the gimp. Once I had OS5 Installed, I copied my backup folder to the same directory overwriting the contents there. Then I downloaded and installed "Zorin Splashscreen Manager" HERE. Upon running the manager I selected the folder I copied my modified contents to and VIOLA! I have my own customised splash screen with TUX! You can use this same method to get your sunrise animation back. I hope this is useful to you.

Note... I am a newbie when it comes to Linux... Not really much for playing with code, but I love to tinker with graphics. It stands to reason that you can copy the default sunrise directory without modification to /lib/plymouth/themes/ and it should work when selected in the Splashscreen manager.

I hope this is useful to you.

Re: Does anyone know?

PostPosted: Sat Jun 18, 2011 5:37 am
by VanR
Thanks, but the problem is I apparently have to install Zorin OS 4 to extract the plymouth files from /lib/plymouth/themes. I don't have a spare partition or spare hard drive at the moment to do the install and virtualbox won't work.

Re: Does anyone know?

PostPosted: Mon Jun 20, 2011 4:41 pm
by maxmm5
Hi VanR, You can get world sunrise from http://www.techdrivein.com/2011/05/5-stunning-plymouth-screen-themes-for.html, though it has ubuntu logo. I download it and have some changes with the help of GIMP. I used it as desktop background as well. Max

Re: Does anyone know?

PostPosted: Mon Jun 20, 2011 9:02 pm
by VanR
Tried it (Live CD). It said I didn't have permission to do anything with the file. Even tried to set up evolution and email the file to my second email address and No Go. I'll keep piddling until I figure something out. It is defintitely there though under /lib/plymouth/themes. Just couldn't extract it or copy it. Wouldn't give me permission. How about you emailing it to me from your machine? :D

Re: Does anyone know?

PostPosted: Mon Jun 20, 2011 9:30 pm
by VanR
Thanks. Don't got to a whole lot of trouble. I'll PM.

Sent you a PM. Let me know if you don't get it because it says it sent, but also says it is in my outbox. So I don't know if it sent or didn't.

Re: Does anyone know?

PostPosted: Mon Jun 20, 2011 10:12 pm
by VanR
Don't even bother with the email my friend. Somehow I DID manage to email myself the folder containing the Zorin sunrise plymouth theme. Got it working already YAY!.