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I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 with Wubi, When I first installed Ubuntu I could see the splash screen with the blinking dots, But after a couple of days it vanished (I've Nvidia drivers installed).

I searched around and found this Enabling Nvidia driver messes up splash screen

will it be safe to edit Grub as stated there(in Wubi installation)?, And will it work for 12.04?

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Hare's another solution: ‘Fixing’ the Plymouth boot screen in Ubuntu – Basharat Sialvi May 23 '12 at 13:34
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I don't know if this is the same problem that I had but I found this solution which might help you.

Purple start screen - no splash screen

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the file "splash" that opens from executing gksu gedit /etc/initramfs-tools/conf.d/splash is empty, is that normal? – ths May 23 '12 at 15:44
When I followed the instructions my file was also empty - so yes I think this is normal. – Peter May 24 '12 at 10:24

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