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Re: [opensuse] Getting rid of "Marching Penguins"
  • From: Kai Ponte <kai@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 30 Dec 2006 20:33:20 -0800
  • Message-id: <200612302033.20569.kai@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 30 December 2006 19:36, James Knott wrote:
> Kai Ponte wrote:
> > On Saturday 30 December 2006 18:07, 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.
> >>
> >>>> 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.
> >
> > Why not?
> >
> > What kind of boring business you in anyway? :)
>
> Many businesses like to customize their systems. Some do not care for
> such "frivolous" things.


Remind me never to work wherever it is you're at. :)


>
> >> So, how do I get rid of it?
> >
> > Don't boot from the DVD?
>
> I'm not booting from the DVD. I'm booting from the installed system.
> In fact, I didn't even use the DVD for the install. I did a network
> install from the ISO file.

Um, okay. I thought it only showed up on the DVD. My apologies. I hadn't seen
it except when booting from the DVD, on the rare occasion I would do such a
thing.


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wo ist der ort für den ehrlichsten kuss
ich weiss, dass ich ihn für uns finden muss...
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