Questions about Plymouth, the software which is responsible for the graphical bootsplash screen

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Strange Video Artifact with Plymouth when turning off Pc

I have a tremendously tedious issue with plymouth: When i Turn off my pc and appears Plymouth, it produces some strange video artifacts (I'll post some picture very soon). I've just reinstalled ...
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Stuck booting after network adapter change

I have been switching around my VirtualBox network adapters recently, and when I got to the office today my Ubuntu 14.04 server VM got stuck at Starting MySQL [OK] (or whatever the phrasing is of that ...
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White flash at (before) boot

Don't know if you experience this but it's very, very annoying. I'm using Lubuntu 14.04.1 64 bit It's a Wubi install, but I don't think that changes anything, since I've seen it elsewhere. At boot, ...
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ubuntu 14.04 hangs during shutdown. Sticks on plymouth splash screen, only responds to forced shutdown

As of a few days ago Ubuntu will no longer shutdown or reboot. It hangs on the plymoputh splash screen with the dots ticking along. If I press one of the F keys at the start of the shutdown the only ...
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Ubuntu update caused system to freeze on boot at purple screen. Recovery mode fails and brings up BusyBox

I've searched through existing questions, but nothing addresses my problem. My system running Ubuntu 14.04 went through a partial-update a few days ago. Ever since, my system will not boot. It ...
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Install Ubuntu flavors in Ubuntu 14.04 without changing the startup/login screens?

I recently installed the community's customized Linux desktops on another machine, such as KDE and LXDE, but I also noticed my boot-up screen and startup screen changed. Is there any way I can ...
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Change plymouth screen resoltion?

Is it possible to change the screen resolution for plymouth? I'd like to change it to 1920x1080, because it is a pretty small resolution by now (about 360p) and the plymouth-theme-solar doesn't look ...
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Uninstalled Plymouth Splash Changer. Now I have no splash

I installed Plymouth hoping it would change my boot splash, which it did with the default splash, but I couldn't change it so I uninstalled it but now I have no splash when I boot or power off my ...
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How Can I Suppress “Load Fallback Graphics Devices” and “Plymouth Upstart Bridge” Messages During Ubuntu Server 14.04 Boot-Up?

When booting Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS, I see messages such as: * Starting load fallback graphics devices [FAIL] and init: plymouth-upstart-bridge main process terminated with status 1 and init: ...
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iPlymouth Broke GRUB

I followed the steps in this thread: What happens if I disable and unistall Plymouth? Now GRUB is broken. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.4 without a GUI and when my server boots now, I get a screen showing ...
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Replace Black screen/kernel text compiling with image

Does anyone know of a method or program that allows you no display an image instead of the black screen/compiling text that is normally displayed while booting? Thanks
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Securing shared memory in Ubuntu (Linode VPS) renders it useless. Doesn't boot up [duplicate]

Everytime I setup a new VPS, I secure shared memory by adding the following to /etc/fstab: tmpfs /dev/shm tmpfs defaults,noexec,nosuid 0 0 Which works as expected on every host, ...
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Lubuntu does not shut down - wait-for-state or eternal splash screen

It started about 40 days now. Every time I try to shutdown/restart this notebook, by command line or with the mouse, it freezes at splash screen, freezes showing a "wait-for-state" in like a console ...
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Problems Changing Plymouth Boot Screens for Live USB

I am trying to create a very simple tool on a USB stick. I have created a Ubuntu live CD that boots up does a sudo fsck -y /dev/sda1 and then does a sudo shutdown -h now to perform a simple disk ...
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Plymouth script update and 'initramfs –u' quadrupled fsck time

I am running Ubuntu 10.04 Netbook Remix. I updated my Plymouth script for my splash screens and ran initramfs -u to use the new Plymouth script. After doing this my fsck time at bootup went from ...
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Plymouth help with ubuntu

I installed ubuntu 14.10 with kernel 3.16 RC2. I also installed a theme called "Moka". When I open my pc I see:"parser error: error opening file /lib/plymouth/themes/moka-logo/moka-logo.script" When I ...
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How do I regain access to command line/terminal and restore Ubuntu

I have a newish Lenovo Ideapad 510P with Nvidia graphics and I recently wanted to upgrade from 12.04 to the brand new 14.04. Ubuntu's website seemed to detail that the best way to do this was to ...
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Is there any way to speed up the default plymouth boot animation?

I have been following a number of different basic tutorials that tell you how to customise Plymouth splash screens by modifying the existing scripts and images, which has mostly been successful. ...
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Plymouth > How to prevent the user enter to the text-based boot description by hitting Esc key

I want to keep the user in the plymouth boot theme and restrict to see the background boot process by pressing Esc key while boot theme is showing
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Ubuntu 12.04 Can't Log In With Correct Password

For some reason I can no longer log in to my account. This happened after changing my password. Sometime after that I accidentally unplugged the computer which shut it down. Once restarted I could ...
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not able to login using ctl alt F1- keyboard stops working - after no graphics screen - after graphics driver update

I had installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my desktop. It was running fine but when I realized that I was not using my graphics card to its fullest. (Ignorance is bliss !) After I installed the graphics driver ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Plymouth Need Press Key

My Ubuntu 14.04 Stuck On Plymouth. Even I try to wait 1 hour and more... It always need to press enter or space or some other key to get to login screen... how can get back to normal start up, ...
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Not seeing Plymouth graphical boot-up screen until end of boot process

after reverting back from BURG to GNU GRUB2, I noticed that the purple Plymouth loading screen wasn't appearing until the very end of the boot-up process, when it flashed up for about a second. ...
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INFO @wl_cfg80211_attach : Registered CFG80211 ph

after bios starup ubuntu purple colour is displayed after that this one line message is "INFO @wl_cfg80211_attach : Registered CFG80211 ph" displayed ...please tell me how fix this problem
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How to disable framebuffer in initramfs?

While using plymouth, I have late splash and tried to fix it, I googled and got lots of suggestions on doing this: vi /etc/initramfs-tools/conf.d/splash and add: FRAMEBUFFER=y and ...
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How to remove the “apple” icon from the Mac OS X Plymouth theme [duplicate]

I really like the mac OS X theme for Ubuntu but I do not like the Apple sign which comes on the boot. How can I remove that?
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How to fix no splash screen in Ubuntu after nvidia proprietary driver installation

This is soultion how to fix no splash screen in Ubuntu after nvidia proprietary driver installation. It's no matter what Ubuntu version you use, it should work anyway. (TESTED ON 14.04) Open your ...
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How can I restore my Unity after removing KDE?

Eliah Kagan's answer to how to remove KDE here (How to remove all traces of KDE installed) is a great first step in removing KDE from a Ubunutu, but I still have remnants of KDE that were not removed ...
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14.04 amd64 splash stuck! exec format error help

hello!this is my first try getting into Ubuntu,i used drivedroid to install Ubuntu 14.04 amd64,and it stucks at splash screen. i'm using dualcore CPU with nvidia graphic card,also 8GB RAM and 64GB ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Splash

I want to change my Ubuntu Splash screen image or theme, when searching in Google, I find some tutorial to change splash. First one is splash screen inside this folder (/lib/plymouth/), I can find it ...
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Slow boot Ubuntu 14.04

A few months ago I changed on my Lenovo Q180 HTPC from Windows to Ubuntu (only Ubuntu installation, without dual boot). Now, after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 I am noticing a slowdown on boot. ...
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14.04 PXE slow boot process (udev/upstart/systemd)

I've been using a diskless installation of Ubuntu for our department up until Ubuntu 13.04, without any major issues so far. However, with 14.04, something weird is happening in the boot process ...
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Plymouth won't let me access graphical desktop

I installed a theme for plymouth and issued this command to activate it: sudo plymouth-set-default-theme -R steampunK Now I can't even access my login manager. I've tried everything I know of, even ...
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Netbooted ubuntu doesn't shutdown cleanly?

I've managed to customise initramfs-tools to netboot a ceph RBD disk. First I managed to netboot a debootstrapped system. That worked well. But the moment I installed ubuntu-desktop package (as I ...
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Reset post grub splash screen with default

I installed ubuntu-gnome but was not a least bit impressed so decided to revert back to Unity. However post grub (after selecting Ubuntu) there is a gnome splash screen. How to I revert back to the ...
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How do I install nvidia drivers in nomodeset?

Under the main question, "My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it?", specifically under "Black/purple screen after you boot Ubuntu for the first time", the answer ...
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How to customise ubuntu's Splash Screen?

I was wondering how to change the splash screen (for example the background picture and the ubuntu logo . . . etc.). I would really like to change it, does anybody know how? I am running on 14.04 LTS. ...
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Splash screen messed up through nvidia driver

When I installed Ubuntu 13.10 I had some issues with the opensource graphic driver. My desktop was messed up and afterwards I found out that the driver was not able to allocate enough memory. ...
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How to fix messed up password screen when using full disk encryption (caused by nvidia driver)

When using full disk encryption in ubuntu 14.04 a password is always required when the computer is started. This screen looked nice until I installed the proprietary Nvidia driver. How can I fix ...
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Ubuntu Server: Boot Messages on terminal 7 (video) Why?

I use only text terminals in ubuntu server. Especially at boot time :) I've turned off plymouth splash screen and I get boot messages on terminal 1. But after couple of messages, active terminal is ...
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Strange screen after booting into Ubuntu and before the splash screen

Every time I boot into my Ubuntu OS (Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit), before appearing the splash screen, an strange screen is displayed. The behavior of the strange screen is automatically typing something like ...
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How do I fix ugly boot screen glitch in Ubuntu 12.04

Normally, the boot screen should says 'ubuntu' with five orange dots below it, but in my pc, they suddenly turn into this: Glitched boot screen image Glitched boot screen 8 seconds video Here ...
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Can't login after reset of password in recover mode

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : I lost my password but found a way to reset it in this forum. After restart I was not able to login and got a short black screen with some text. I recorded a video of the black ...
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Is the plymouth debugger a normal startup command/option?

I'm wondering if plymouth debugger is a normal startup procedure? I have 12.10 and had 12.04 on this machine when I got it. I'm new to linux/Ubuntu and was fooling around with it when I first got it ...
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How to change plymouth in ubuntu 13.10

I installed ubuntu 13.10 and I want to change the plymouth. I tried using these commands but it did not work sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mefrio-g/plymouthmanager sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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How can I update the text splash before Ubiquity

I am customizing a Kubuntu distribution and I am struggling to change the text splash screen before Ubiquity starts. The screen that says "Kubuntu 13.10" with dots for the progress bar. I understand ...
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Computer will not turn off properly

I have Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 x86 on my old ~2007 iMac. It is not dual booting and it runs an intel processor. It has 2 GB of RAM. My issue is that after I push the "Shutdown" button from the user menu ...
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Can a GIF be used as the Ubuntu Splash Screen instead of the boring purple one?

I'm using Ubuntu Builder and I really want to change the splash screen. It's my first time using Ubuntu Builder, and most of the work is being done offline (limited access...). By following the ...
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Ubuntu splash screen not showing at boot

When I boot my MBP 2010 15 inch i go to the purple screen to choose the OS to load (in my case windows, Mac, Ubuntu). When I click Ubuntu it goes to a terminal like screen and says some technical ...
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Purple color of Boot splash screen not changing

I am trying to change the Boot purple screen to black so I searched to find this. I followed the last answer (by heisenberg) saying: If you don't like the purple screen when you first turn on the ...