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Re: Debian boot and LUKS




G <gpdsb@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Hello!
> I recently installed debian on my laptop and I encrypted my hard drive
> with a password.
>
> I noticed that in some distros like Mint, Fedora etc when you boot you
> have a graphical interface where you put your LUKS password and then you
> jump to the Desktop without showing the various processes that start.
> On the other hand on debian i put my password and i see the various
> processes starting up until i reach my desktop.
>
> I would like to know which packages i should install or configure in
> order to have a similar result. (Show a more pleasant interface when i
> enter the LUKS password and hide the processes while starting)
>
> Thanks in advance for your help!

The packages you need are plymouth and plymouth-themes.
Follow instructions on this wiki page:

https://wiki.debian.org/plymouth

Regards,
Menelaos