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

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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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Ubuntu startup boot screen goes wonky

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed and my startup boot screen (the purple on with the Ubuntu logo and 5 dots beneath it) shows for sometime and then goes totally wonky (something like depixelated). Then ...
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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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Plymouth Manager not opening

I installed Plymouth manager. Initially it was working fine. But, by mistake I click on the 'Burg Compatibility' button' Now whenever I click on plymouth manager in unity, its not opening and only ...
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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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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 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 ...
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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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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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Plymouth update is called for every init script

I use a customized plymouth script that uses the plymouth update trigger to display messages on the screen while booting. Since I migrated from ubuntu 10.10 to 12.04 I get a lot of extra messages. I ...
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kde - how to change boot animation

I have also tried following these commands: update-alternatives --display default.plymouth sudo update-alternatives --config default.plymouth sudo update-initramfs -u and these: sudo rm ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS only works when when I replace splash with acpi=off

I'm very new to Ubuntu and this site as well. I've grown up on Windows and felt like trying something new. So here is my problem: I have a DELL Inspiron m5030 that got a virus so i reformatted and ...
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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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How can I restore the default Ubuntu splash screen? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I make the login screens and boot splashes match when installing different desktops? I recently changed my desktop environment to Gnome Shell and my login manager ...
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How to Change the Splash Screen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I customise my Plymouth theme? I have used a lot of tools to change the Ubuntu splash screen during boot, but the splash screen doesn't change. Please tell me ...
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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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horizontal line across screen at startup

I recently ran an upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 and was using Nvidia current tested drivers and all seemed ok at first. Then suddenly every time I started the computer and shutdown, the graphical ...
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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 ...