[FC7 theme proposal] Flying High with Fedora 7 - Round 2

Nicu Buculei nicu_fedora at nicubunu.ro
Wed Dec 13 07:37:48 UTC 2006

John Baer wrote:
> I posted a GRUB image for your consideration.
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fc7ThemeProposalFlyingHighGrub
> My thoughts are this image should be simple and the background color
> should be black.

Sorry, but I think is excessively simple.

> The boot process starts with a black background, proceeds to GRUB, then
> starts RHGB with a black background.
> With a two second pause anything other than black (or other dark color)
> may be perceived as a flash.

Why not at GRUB switch to a Fedora blue background and never turn black 
again until the desktop is completely loaded (after GDM login)? That 
would require getting rid of the few text messages displayed between 

> As for the image itself anyone using a resolution greater than 640x480
> will see an image expanded to fill the available space. The result is a
> lost of clarity.
> I tested this submission on my system (19" monitor) which displays
> 1280x1024 and I am pleased with the result.

I doubt your GRUB screen  is shown in 1280x1024, I believe it is shown 
in 640x480 but full screen (so it fit the 19" monitor)

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