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Due to a bad update to 11.04 i had to completely reinstall Ubuntu, now i got everything pretty much the way it was before, except for plymouth.I've tried every script i found, every turorial i've found,

i've installed Plymouth Manager, i've installed a plymouth theme that worked before...and still, just plain white text, if it feels like showing me something, 'cause at times i don't even get to see the text mode, so, is there anything i can do witthout removing the ATI driver?, can i get rid of plymouth if it's not going to properly work?, are there an alternatives to plymouth?

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possible duplicate of Enabling Nvidia driver messes up splash screen – Jorge Castro Jan 29 '12 at 17:34
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Just in case you didn't find this tutorial, it worked for me:

Rather than fixing Plymouth, I believe this just uses framebuffer during boot with a user-chosen resolution. It will give you more than text during boot, at least.

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this script works it showed me what was missing, fxed it, and then it fixed the plymouth resolution, nice – Uri Herrera Jan 31 '11 at 19:38


Check out the link below it helped me when I was creating my own Ubuntu distro.

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i tried this one too, it's actually the most known way to fix it, but didn't work, but thanks – Uri Herrera Jan 31 '11 at 19:37

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