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

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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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Lubuntu 12.10 scrambled splash screen on mid 2010 Macbook Pro (Framebuffer?)

I'm experiencing an interesting issue here. I recently installed Lubuntu 12.10 on my mid 2010 MacBook pro. Every time I boot it, when it comes to the splash screen the background is all scrambled. The ...
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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 ...
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BUC - Just One Click Unavailable BURG

Some months ago, I installed and customized BURG in my Desktop using the SBM and BUC (Just One Clic). Now, I've bought a Laptop and I installed Linux Mint 16, with Cinnamon. I was trying to install ...
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console output during boot -> Ubuntu 13.10

I tried different options (nosplash noplymouth, removing 'quiet' and 'splash') in /etc/default/grub to disable purple background and display kernel messages in native resolution 1366x768 but nothing ...
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LTSP plymouth theme

I want to install(change) the default plymouth theme for my LTP clients. update-alternatives --install ....... don't work in chrooted environment so i can't do it in the regular way. I suppose ...
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Plymouth problem, black screen

I get a black screen after grub, with a underscore cursor in the top left corner, it has to do with plymouth i know that. just not how to fix it. I tried using plymouth-manager to change the boot ...
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Splash screen before Ubuquity installer

I am using the Ubuntu Customization Kit to build a customized Linux distro. I am attempting to change the splash screen that appears before the Ubiquity Installer in Lubuntu 13.10. I have been ...
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Instead of booting up, Ubuntu shutdown if It was scheduled to shutdown while the lid is closed

I sometimes use wget or any other tool to download big files or a number of big files with take time. So I run the following commands sudo su wget http://bigfile ; wget http://bigfile ; wget ...
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Plymouth boot you linux with a video

Im trying to make a video for the boot splash, like i saw virpara user create a splash animation that show several images in order of the word "ubuntu" so create a animated sequence. The url of the ...
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mountall: Plymouth command failed

I'm freezing up before making it to the login gui screen. Ubuntu 12.04 installed on an Asus Zenbook VD32, no Windows. After Ubuntu begins to boot I get a blank screen with the following flashing ...
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Problem fixing splash screen/nvida driver issue

Please bare with me as I am very new to Ubuntu and am just beginning to learn. So I have seen several solutions to the splash screen issue however I am having problems executing the repair. Once I ...
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Why is plymouthd crashing on startup? [duplicate]

Every time my laptop boots, I am greeted by several "Ubuntu 13.10 has experienced an internal error" dialogs once the graphical desktop environment (whatever it's called) is displayed. Apparently the ...
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Video flickering when plymouth splash screen appears on boot

When the computer boots, after loading the kernel, a white flickering appears before it shows the plymouth splash screen. Then, between plymouth and the X11 it is perfect ... it isn't flickering. I ...
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How to change the color of the empty purple screen which appears before splash screen?

I have changed the purple color of splash screen to black and I also would like to change the color of the screen that appears before the splash screen. How can I do it? BTW, how is this screen ...
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How do I make a Plymouth sprite rotate?

I'm working on a custom Plymouth splash for Kubuntu 13.10. It consists of an image that's centered on the screen and rotates. I've tested the splash with both restarts and an X11 plugin, but my splash ...
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Plymouth Script - center title

I want to use a custom Texttheme for Plymouth on Startup. How can I center the title of this screen? The dots show centered, but the text seems to go off the screen to the right. This is my ...
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How to fix SIGSEGV errors on boot?

I've been having issues with my 13.10 installation ever since upgrading. Problems include an inability to suspend and inconsistent power button behavior (ASUS X201E laptop). On the plus side, my wifi ...
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Splash screen with rEFInd on a MacBook Pro 8.1

I have installed ubuntu 13.10 on my MacBook Pro with rEFIind. The dual boot with OS X works perfectly, Ubuntu works perfectly too but the ubuntu splash screen never displays, only the text startup. ...
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How to remove Debian screen at system start?

I have Ubuntu 12.04LTS on my Lenovo S205 laptop. Five days back, I was trying to install "mailutils" and "sendmail" for learning purpose. Since I installed this, I get a Debian screen when I start my ...
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How to create a Plymouth bootsplash with changing backgroud colours

I want to create a new bootsplash screen for Ubuntu that has 2 logos (a text saying "Ubuntu" + " starting Ubuntu..." / "Shutting down"), changing background colours during boot (like on Windows 8) and ...
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After changes plymouth theme ubuntu dont boot

After I changed plymouth theme i cant boot up my pc. plymout show but after few second screen go off. I tried pres CTRL + ALT + 1 and CTRL + ALT + 7 but after that screen turn on but i can see only ...
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Ubuntu unable to start stuck at splash screen , ubable to reinstall end with black screen

I am new to Ubuntu . I am using Ubuntu 12.04 , yesterday my PC hags up and I waited for few minutes it doesn't responded , I shutdown forcefully . using shutdown button . when i started my Ubuntu It ...
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GRUB doesn't render correctly in 1920x1080

I have put those lines into /etc/default/grub: GRUB_GFXMODE=1920x1080x32 GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX=1920x1080x32 (of course, update-grub was done after that) However, GRUB doesn't look right - it has ...
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NIS not working

In a local network, where a NIS server and some NIS clients are correctly working, a new installed ubuntu 12.04.3 machine seems not to like NIS. When NIS is not installed the network drive is mounted ...
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Configuring splash screen to fully cover the boot

I'm trying to set the splash screens for the whole boot, from the selection in grub until DE fully loads. My DE is xfce 4.10, running xubuntu 13.10. Now, I have the default plymounth xubuntu theme, ...
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Only Guest session can be started

While Ubuntu is starting, the following messages are shown and stays shown for long time: * Starting LightDM Display Manager [OK] * Stopping Send an event to ...
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“Resuming from /dev/disk/by-uuid/…” message on normal boot

I installed tuxonice in Ubuntu 13.10 and everything works as intended (resuming, hibernation). The only strange thing that happens is that it get a "Resuming from /dev/disk/by-uuid/..." message when I ...
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removed plymouth made my ubuntu lost

I had removed plymouth using sudo apt-get remove plymouth This also removed all other packages like ubuntu-desktop., grub., unity., etc.. Now I'm not even getting tty . Is there any way to get ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 won't boot past splash screen

I've been running Ubuntu 13.04 for a while now, and everything has been running fine, but now it won't boot past the splash screen. I was using it, shut it down, and when I turned it back on, it would ...
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Plymouth doesnt work correctly

When i boot my pc boot normaly exept for that the Ubuntu logo isnt showing up ,with its dots below it. reinstaling plymouth does not work. grub contains "quiet splash"
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Plymouth interrupted

My Plymouth splash screen only shows up for about 2 seconds, then the screen turns black for about 3 seconds and then Plymouth returns, but with frozen animation, for another 3 seconds before ...
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Where to find new splash screens? Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I'm looking for, at best, a GUI for changing the plymouth splash screen; I've used Ubuntu since mid 12.04 (LTS), and I'm getting sick of the default splash screen. I do feel comfortable with the ...
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could not write pid file /dev/.initanfs/plymouth.pid

I got an error when I boot my Ubundu 10.04 LTS server could not write pid file /dev/.initanfs/plymouth.pid no such file or directory Can anyone tell me how to fix it?
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How to make my own splash screen

I'm trying to make a destro and I need to change the splash screen. I go to /usr/share but there is no images. help?
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How to fix splash screen in all Ubuntu releases!

How to fix black splash screen or broken splash screen after installation of nvidia proprietary drivers in Ubuntu (it happens usually in all Ubuntu releases)? It's no matter what version of nvidia ...
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Fix Plymouth with Nvidia driver in Ubuntu 13.10

Using the Nvidia driver, how can Plymouth be fixed in Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander)? In other versions there was a script that fixed it, but it is not working in Ubuntu 13.10 and package hwinfo is ...
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Loading of live USB hangs on old PC

I'm brand new to Linux. I created a live USB of Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit with Universal USB Installer. It hangs partway through when it is loading. The last two things seen are: [74.920653] init: ...
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Plymouth command failed [closed]

Ubuntu doesn't work for me so I need help asap. After have been online on the computer for some minutes this pops up http://tinypic.com/r/wbs4nd/5 "Plymouth command failed". And when that happened. I ...
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error to install lightdm because of plymouth

When I use this command sudo apt-get update , the output is as follows: Hit http://security.ubuntu.com raring-security Release.gpg Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com raring Release.gpg Hit ...
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Xubuntu set overscan to 0 for grub and boot screen

Once booted the desktop is fine using the AMD fglrx drivers since I can set the overscan to 0 using the catalyst control center. I don't get the 1 inch border around the screen once booted. However I ...