[CentOS] CentOS7 KDE - post-boot splash screen

Mon Aug 24 21:55:48 UTC 2015
Mike - st257 <silvertip257 at gmail.com>

On Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 7:05 AM, Nicolas Thierry-Mieg <
Nicolas.Thierry-Mieg at imag.fr> wrote:

> On 08/17/2015 04:19 AM, Mike - st257 wrote:
>> Hello List Members,
>> I decided to install C7 KDE on a workstation for a friend of mine. Works
>> great, but the post-boot KDE splash screen (light blue and has 3 or more
>> up
>> ^ arrows that move from the lower center upwards) is a bit of a
>> frustration
>> for that person. I've determined that one can press the Escape key and
>> move
>> from that bluish splash to the login screen. (And at one point rolling the
>> wheel on the mouse worked too, but didn't consistently cause the
>> transition
>> from splash to login screen.)
>> At this point I think it's more ideal to just disable the splash screen
>> and
>> instead have the system go straight to the login screen (where user names
>> are listed). Can that be done?
>> Here's to hoping a KDE user or two on this list knows a solution. ;-)
>> Thanks!
> Since this is pre-login, it's the display manager's splash screen, not the
> desktop environment's. I'm typing this on a C7 laptop under KDE, but I
> still use GDM as display manager - and I don't see that splash screen you
> describe (though I may have configured it away, I can't remember).
> Which DM are you using?

The DM ends up being GDM (stock from a LiveDVD install).

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