First Boot Question

Máirín Duffy duffy at
Thu Jan 4 00:43:27 UTC 2007

David Zeuthen wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-01-03 at 09:15 -0500, John Baer wrote:
>> I noticed on the First Boot screen there is an icon to the left of the
>> word "Welcome". Where does it come from?

>     easiest (and it's not easy at all) way at this point is to inspect
>     the source code; e.g. download the source SRPM and go through the
>     source.

Firstboot is written in python so you don't have to download the SRPM 
(you would probably want to download the SRPM if you were going to 
submit a patch though.) You can look at the source of firstboot on a 
Fedora system by looking in /usr/share/firstboot/modules and searching 
through the file for the screen you're interested in. You're interested 
in the welcome screen so open up /usr/share/firstboot/modules/ 
and grep around for 'png':

title_pix = functions.imageFromFile("workstation.png")

I think this means it's /usr/share/firstboot/pixmaps/workstation.png (my 
guess based on the top of /usr/share/firstboot/ (Note I'm 
doing this on an FC5 system, the exact path in FC6 may be different...) 
If the path is different from /usr/share/firstboot/pixmaps I think it 
will show the full path (e.g., from 'self.icon = 


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