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new ubuntu 10.04 boot splash

Sorry for the many Ubuntu updates today, but since it's the UI freeze, most of the artwork comes today.

The latest Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid) update pushed the new boot screen (plymouth) which you can watch in the video below:

The changelog says:

* ubuntu_logo theme:
- New logo, colours and simplified design in compliance with the
artwork and with the guidelines provided by Otto Greenslade.
* Add support for additional separate places for messages (LP: #497311).

It seems there is either a bug or something wrong with my VirtualBox setup, as the progress bar only seems to be animated on shutdown.

Sorry about the video not being of high quality, but I was in a hurry and regarding the error messaged - using a deprecated option was the only way I could get Plymouth in VirtualBox (that I know of).