How to change boot splash screen on Ubuntu or Linux Mint

Question: On my desktop, I want to change the initial splash screen which is shown during boot time. How can I customize boot splash screen on [Ubuntu, Linux Mint]? When you power up your Ubuntu/Mint desktop and the boot procedure gets started in the background, you see a nice graphical animation appear in the screen. […]
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How to boot into command line on Ubuntu or Debian

Question: I am running Ubuntu desktop, but I want to boot straight into text-mode console temporarily. What is a convenient way to disable desktop GUI and boot into a terminal? Linux desktop comes with a display manager (e.g., GDM, KDM, LightDM), which lets the desktop machine automatically boot into a GUI-based login environment. However, what […]
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How to disable desktop GUI on Raspberry Pi

Question: I do not want to auto-start graphical desktop on my Raspberry Pi upon boot. How can I disable desktop GUI on Raspberry Pi? You don’t have to run desktop GUI on Raspberry Pi if you are not using Raspberry Pi interactively, but rather remotely control it from terminal or remote desktop interfaces. Besides, even […]
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