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BackTrack 5 Cookbook by David De Smet, Willie Pritchett

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Fixing the splash screen

The first time we boot into our newly installed BackTrack system, we would notice that the splash screen disappeared. In order to manually fix it, we need to extract the Initrd, modify it, and then compress it again. Thankfully, there's an automated bash script created by Mati Aharoni (also known as "Muts", creator of BackTrack) that makes the whole process easier.

How to do it...

To fix the disappeared splash screen, type the following command and hit Enter:

fix-splash

The following screenshot shows the execution of the command:

How to do it...

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