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Re: [opensuse] Getting rid of "Marching Penguins"
  • From: Jeffery Fernandez <forums@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2006 13:35:07 +1100
  • Message-id: <200612311335.07684.forums@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 31 December 2006 13:07, James Knott wrote:
> 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.

you may not need to subscribe.. just search the archives.

>
> >> 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.

I thought opensuse was a community edition ? I may be wrong but it definatley
doesn't show up on SLES/SLED

>
> So, how do I get rid of it?

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