I had to try – and it worked perfectly! I got tired of the Xubuntu-usplash loader – then I found this:
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:
Extract and read the README-file for instructions.