I had to try – and it worked perfectly! I got tired of the Xubuntu-usplash loader – then I found this:

http://u-fingerprint.sourceforge.net/

Works like a charm – nice to look at too :) Need to edit your grub file – at your own risk! I installed the startupmanager as a workaround. There I am able to change the screen-resolution. The usplash-theme-chooser did not work properly, so followed the instruction in the readme-file in the fingerprint-download tar.gz.

For the startupmanager:

$ sudo apt-get install startupmanager

For the usplash fingerprint download:

$ wget https://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=187765&package_id=219345&release_id=482324

Extract and read the README-file for instructions.

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