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Change plymouth theme in kickstart

asked 2015-07-28 12:35:08 -0500

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Hello everybody

Anybody how to change the theme plymouth in kickstart file? i try execute this in %post:

plymouth-set-default-theme mytheme -R

But it don't work,

thank in advance

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yum install plymouth-theme-hot-dog has always made it take effect, maybe you could do that in %post. I don't know why you'd install any other theme.

randomuser gravatar imagerandomuser ( 2015-07-28 22:34:14 -0500 )edit
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"don't work" isn't very descriptive. What does the log file from the kickstart run say? As randomuser says, maybe the theme you are referring to isn't installed? Maybe you didn't chroot correctly? Log files will be very helpful here.

bit4man gravatar imagebit4man ( 2015-07-31 22:15:50 -0500 )edit

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answered 2016-04-28 09:19:02 -0500

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Adding the following to you %post script should work. It worked for me under FC23.

plymouth-set-default-theme mytheme -R
dracut -f
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I tried the same in FC27. But it didn't work for me. I added the following after %post in my kickstart file.

plymouth-set-default-theme tribar -R
dracut -f

But after building the iso, it boots with default 'charge' plymouth.

Sourav Koley gravatar imageSourav Koley ( 2018-05-01 05:38:05 -0500 )edit

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