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Splash screen flickers heavily during boot on my dell inspiron N5010 laptop,but disappears after some time by press Esc button(several times)..This happens everytime I boot... The problem exists in all linux-distros currently on ubuntu 12.10 64 bit... My laptop doesnt hav any dedicated graphics card but oly intel hd 3000

I hav enclosed boot.log,Dmesg.log ,Xorg.log and my system info respectively


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You could try to remove splash from the boot part: sudo nano /etc/default/grub and remove GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash" splash from this line. – Dr_Bunsen Nov 8 '12 at 9:29 -------------------------------------------- – Droidmaniac Nov 8 '12 at 9:44

Do you have a USB keyboard/Mouse/Wifi receiver? I had this same issue whenever I had my logitech wireless keyboard and mouse hooked up. The problem was fixed by removing it...

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i hav usb keyboard and mouse – Droidmaniac Nov 8 '12 at 14:01
@Dr_Bunsen i removed GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash" but still splash screen flickers – Droidmaniac Nov 8 '12 at 14:11
@Dr_Bunsen after removing GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash" the flickering time was reduced but still ther splash screen was flickering – Droidmaniac Nov 8 '12 at 14:42

Put The following line instead of:


in /etc/default/grub :

GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash nomodeset"

Save it. And run sudo update-grub

It usually works.

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well doing so the flickering wil reduce a bit but still its present...moreover using "quiet splash nomodeset" untity starts running in 2d once booted – Droidmaniac Feb 28 '13 at 14:41

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