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Purple start screen - no splash screen

After installing Ubuntu 11.10 on a new computer everything worked fine for a few weeks and now suddenly when starting up Ubuntu I get a blank purple screen with no "Ubuntu" splash and the 5 dots but ...
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Why is Ubuntu sticking with Plymouth despite the fact that it doesn't work with proprietary drivers?

I know the background, just want to know why such decision by Canonical.
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No splash screen after Nvidia propietary drivers

After installing nvidia propietary drivers, splash screen shows nothing but a thick bar on top of screen and everything black. It is the same color that splash screen is. Enabling Nvidia driver ...
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After installing the proprietary NVIDIA driver, my boot splash is very large and stretched. Any fix?

I know there have been solutions for previous versions of Ubuntu, but what is the best way to go about it now? As an aside, if I have it disabled the splash is fine, but before the login manager ...
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Framebuffer in Ubuntu 12.04 (NVidia)

After a new install of 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04.2, my grub menu appeared in a nice, small font in a framebuffer and when Ubuntu loaded, the logo and red/white dots were small and crisp. I've installed ...

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