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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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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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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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165 views

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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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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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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1k views

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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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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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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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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79 views

“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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108 views

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 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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1answer
85 views

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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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 ...
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178 views

X does not start after removing parameters quiet splash

I would like to remove the splash screen. Kubuntu 12.04 runs on my laptop with KDE 4.11 (I use the backports offered by the Kubuntu community). In order to remove the splash at boot time, I removed ...
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How to edit Plymouth in a Ubuntu version agnostic manner? [duplicate]

How can I edit Plymouth with my own theme (images and animations)?
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Where can I find old Ubuntu boot splashes?

I've been trying to make a Plymouth theme on Ubuntu 13.04 and things aren't going so well. I was trying to create a theme that consists of a throbber going back and forth. I remember an Ubuntu splash ...
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Login and plymouth started to take long time suddenly

Plymouth, login and appearing panel started to take long time suddenly. It is not because startup apps, because they are already started before the desktop and panel is loaded (HPLIP startup failed ...
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635 views

Splash screen problems with 13.04

I am having a cosmetic issue with Ubuntu 13.04. After a fresh install the splash screen was fine and I had restart the laptop several times while attempting to install my wireless drivers. After ...
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How to change background color in grub

I use Ubuntu 12.04. I want to change grub's background color to black. I mean just background color, not background image. I can only find guides how to change the image. I tried some GUI software ...
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How to Ubuntu change the Plymouth theme?

Is there any safe tool for changing Plymouth theme. I found a couple of tools but as I found users commenting that those tools mess up one's system I didn't try them. Can you recommend some good ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 hangs during plymouth purple screen boot

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a partition on (I believe) an Apple Mac mini "Core i5". Everything was going well until recently. Now Ubuntu hangs during the purple splash screen, just showing ...
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225 views

No boot screen(dual screen and dual boot)

When my computer starts the bios posts I get into the windows boot manager. There I select ubuntu. My screen goes black but with the backlight still on. Until after half a minute it turns white and my ...
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Ubuntu booting showing weird things

I have been trying to install 12.04 all day and it finally worked on my built system. The only thing that bothers me is during the start up process, the purple color screen you see shows terminal ...
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1answer
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How to configure splash screen after plymouth

I have configured my splash screen for plymouth - and it works perfectly. I've also configured the display manager (I'm using gdm). In between these two I get a very brief splash screen - a kind of ...
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Why is this laptop taking almost 1 minute to boot Ubuntu 13.04?

My dad's new HP Pavilion dv6 laptop running Ubuntu 13.04 takes almost a minute to boot up - it seems like it's hanging somewhere. Is there something I can do to easily fix it? I need some help ...
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257 views

Xubuntu splash hangs on boot for 15s

Problem started recently. When I log in (in 80% of cases), the spinning logo on blue background hangs (wheel doesn't spin) for around 15s. Afterwards, the login box shows normally. What's interesting ...
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Console output through plymouth-text

During plymouth-text (Proprietary Nvidia ), my "kubuntu 13.04 ..." splash screen suddenly shows bootmessages near the end of the bootup. Messages like "Daemon xxx loading [Done]". Why are these ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.2 startup waits on splash screen and loads desktop only after pressing TAB

Ubuntu on startup shows the splash screen(with the dots rotating animation going on and on). And only when I press TAB key it stops and the desktop loads. What may be the problem? Am having ubuntu ...
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Gnome broken splash screen

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 today with gnome(First Ubuntu 13.04, then apt-get install gnome-shell). After this my boot screen is broken, you can see this here: This happened at Ubuntu 12.04 and Ubuntu ...
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How to disable boot screen, just show the text output? [duplicate]

When I turn on my computer, it shows a purple screen that says 'Ubuntu' in the middle. Pressing the 'down' key hides it and shows a terminal. How do I make it show the terminal by default? I've looked ...
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814 views

How can I disable graphical boot, yet start x during boot?

My question I am not attached to the splashscreen or whatever. How can I configure a non-graphical boot that still takes me to the login screen? In other words, I do want X to start as the last thing ...
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352 views

Create custom Plymouth Splash

Can I create a custom Plymouth Boot splash? I like the current one (at least I did before it broke) but I would like to try to make my own. Is this possible, or am I trying something only ...
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1answer
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Plymouth messed up

I used Plymouth manager, trying to the usual thing (changing the boot splash). It did this, but to the wrong one - so I tried to change it back. This apparently failed and I started to get an error ...
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283 views

No bootsplash screen shown when starting Ubuntu on HP laptop

I use Ubuntu 12.04 on my HP 6730s: I have a problem shown in this Youtube video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0eQ3FnrUQo The video shows my computer booting up, showing the HP logo, then a black ...
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Boot splash and TTY in low resolution

I noticed that when booting from a live USB stick, my boot screen and TTY are in the same resolution as my desktop environment (1366x768). But when I boot from my SSD with the very same system ...
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How to change boot logo on a Live USB stick?

I'm making a little Live USB with my own distro, nicknamed "Hackbuntu" - it is basically a little bootable USB drive that you plug into a computer, boot it up, and then feel like a ninja when you're ...
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767 views

Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS “Checking battery state… [OK]” and login incorrect

I have quite a famous problem as it seems: while booting, the computer displays Checking battery state... [OK] and then hangs. * Starting CUPS printing spooler/server mountall: Plymouth copmmand ...
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1answer
155 views

Custom Boot Logo Only Works On Shutdown

For some reason my custom boot logo is only working on shutdown. When booting up, it just displays the standard purple Ubuntu screen with the orange dots. Any ideas why this might be happening? ...
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1answer
366 views

Ubuntu splash won't change?

How do i change the boot splash background color to be black, not purple? I have edited /lib/plymouth/themes/default.grub to if background_color 0,0,0 ; then clear fi then I also changed these ...
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1answer
100 views

How do I retrieve my files from an Ubuntu install that can't boot?

One day I was turning on the computer, and it simply wouldn't turn on. Ubuntu would start to turn on, but froze up/quit just as it was "loading the dots" on the Ubuntu boot up screen (Plymouth). It ...
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710 views

Ubuntu 12.10 live usb boot hangs at Splash screen

I have created Ubuntu 12.10-amd64 bootable usb disk. It boots but when I select Install on harddisk or Run without install, it just stops at the splash screen. I tried -nomodeset, but same thing ...
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470 views

Login Screen Background

I changed the Login Screen Background picture using ubuntu-tweak. It worked! However, after a second reboot, the picture does not appear... well, it shows up for a mili-seconds, and after that the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 startup is slow and dmesg output seems to lose several seconds

I use ubuntu on Dell Inspiron n4050.I have upgraded to ubuntu 12.04 from 10.04. But now I find the system startup is a little slow and plymouth only show purple screen without logo during startup. ...