How to fix raspi-config “The splash screen is not installed so cannot be activated”

Problem:

You want to enable the boot splash screen on your Raspberry Pi usingĀ raspi-config, but you see this error message:

The splash screen is not installed so cannot be activated

followed by There was an error running option B3 Splash Screen

Solution:

As you can find out from reading theĀ raspi-config source code, it checks for the existence of /usr/share/plymouth/themes/pix/pix.script. In order to install this file, install the rpd-plym-splash package:

sudo apt -y install rpd-plym-splash