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Re: [opensuse] Getting rid of "Marching Penguins"
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 30 Dec 2006 21:07:12 -0500
  • Message-id: <45971B50.9070204@xxxxxxxxxx>
Joe Morris (NTM) wrote:
> James Knott wrote:
>> Whenever I boot my notebook computer, after installing 10.2, I get those
>> "Marching Penguins".
> The screen is programmed to be randomly shown.
>> While they may have been cute around Christmas,
>> they're beginning to wear thin. Is there any simple way to get rid of
>> them?
> That was answered on the Factory mailing list. It isn't too hard. It
> was also mentioned on this list a couple weeks ago.

I don't subscribe to the Factory mailing list. Why should it be
necessary to subscribe to any mailing list to disable such a thing.
>> Why on earth is there such a thing on something that should be
>> used in business?
> You use Linux, it is all about choice. You can configure it whichever
> you choose. There is no "evil empire" that dictates what your boot
> screen looks like. My kids love it.
Your kids may love it, but many people don't. It's not appropriate for
use in a business.

So, how do I get rid of it?

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