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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Installing 13.04 (x64) off of USB (and via Windows installer) onto SSD but stuck at loading screen [closed]

I am trying to install Ubuntu to alleviate some Windows issues I've been having. I've run checkdisk so I know my disk hasn't gone bad. (Or at least it hadn't found anything...) I'm trying to install ...
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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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Removing Lubuntu Splash screen from Unity/Gnome on Ubuntu 12.04

I'am running a 64 bit version of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a Sony Vaio with 8GB of ram & 500Gb HDD. I had recently installed the Lubuntu and KDE desktop environments but was not very impressed with ...
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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 customize ubuntu live cd plymouth theme?

I am planning to customize Ubuntu 13.04 live cd. How is it possible to customize Ubuntu live cd plymouth theme in ubuntu 13.04 ?
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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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How to “uninstall” Plymouth Themes

I have been working with custom Plymouth themes and have ran into a little confusion. For a reason unclear to me, you have to enter the following: sudo update-alternatives --install ...
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How to replace the background image in the default plymouth theme [duplicate]

Is it possible to replace the pink purple colour of Ubuntu's default plymouth theme with an image?
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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 Splash Screen Customization

I wanted to know how to customize the splash screen in Ubuntu 13. I have tried to install Plymouth Manager but when I run sudo apt-get update it says it was unable to fetch ...
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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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Plymouth failed. Disconnecting from [closed]

...Plymouth. If Plymouth fails, and Ubuntu still runs as it should, do I need Plymouth? What is Plymouth? I'm running Ubuntu 13.04
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How to replace Plymouth with Xsplash?

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 with MATE desktop, and I would like to replace Plymouth with good old Xsplash. But I have no idea how to do that...
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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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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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How to change background color of the dots during boot [duplicate]

I am fine with Ubuntu splash screen and I don't want another theme, I just want to change the background color to black, the five white dots to black, and the five orange dots which overlap the ...
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Ubuntu shows 'Kubuntu' on boot

I recently updated my Ubuntu 12.10 setup to 13.04 using sudo do-release-upgrade. After going through the process and rebooting, I was a little confused by the GRUB menu showing a "Kubuntu" option ...
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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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How to restore default Ubuntu startup Splash Screen? [duplicate]

Some time ago I changed the default startup of my Ubuntu 12.04. I did it in this way: sudo apt-get --purge remove usplash and sudo apt-get usplash=0 Now, during startup I see white letters on black ...
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black tty screens

I get black tty screens when I hit Ctrl-Alt-F1. I already read all other similar questions but I can't seem to find a suitable solution. Here is my setup. I have a fairly new laptop (Jan 2013, Asus ...
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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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My laptop stuck after trying to install ubuntu

I was trying to install ubuntu from a disk on key to my laptop (did it already on my desk top a few months ago) i choose to install ubuntu in the options and then i got stuck on a purple background ...
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Lightdm-gtk-greeter's background wallpaper is distorted in Ubuntu 12.04 (How I can correct background wallpaper errors in “lightdm-gtk-greeter”?

Changed my settings into "lightdm-gtk-greeter" to be able to select different languages at login each time I wish. Everything is fine with my PC. It logins correctly after a while with an exception ...
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Ubuntu splash Screen is now a gear and boot speed is slow [duplicate]

I installed lxde, gnome, and a whole bunch of other desktop environments the other day, and now while Ubuntu boots, the splash screen is now a gear on a gray background, and boot speeds have gone from ...
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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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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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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 ...