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

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Plymouth Interrupted during boot

I have installed a plymouth theme on my machine (Ubuntu Gnome 15.04) and before an update to systemd, everything worked. Now even with the kernel parameters as such: quiet loglevel=3 rd.udev.log-...
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How to make an animated plymouth theme and apply it?

I know how to customize the default plymouth theme and also I know how to install other custom theme I could download from gnome-art and some websites. But I don't know how to make my own theme which ...
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No shutdown splash screen on Ubuntu with new Nvidia card and D-sub monitor

I use Nvidia driver 346 and I have followed the instructions of this link How to fix splash screen in all Ubuntu releases! But I've only managed to show the boot splash screen but not the shutdown's ...
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Getting Ubuntu's default splash screen back after KDE installation & removal

I know questions similar to this one, such as this or this, have been asked and solved. However, I tried their answers and none of them worked. As one of the askers of the questions did, I also tried ...
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full disk encryption interface on boot

Is there a way to customize the full disk encryption interface on boot? I want a different background or a blank screen showing instead of this:
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I want to kill off my splash screen [duplicate]

Previous title: Lubuntu splash screen problem bc of Nvidia driver. I'm new to linux and getting under the hood of computers in general. I'm doing my research but it'll take awhile for me to gain a ...
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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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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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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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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 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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Custom Plymouth splash isn't showing up [closed]

I'm having trouble with my custom Plymouth theme. I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 and the X11 Plymouth plugin (so I don't have to restart the computer). But when I run the plugin all I get is a black screen, ...
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booting into 12.04 results in a purple sceen for just a second.

I have a vanilla Ubuntu install running on an Ivy-Bridge ultrabook that is using Intel 4000 graphics. I have enabled autologin via a line in the lightdm config file. My boot is very fast, however, it ...
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12.04 splash screen freeze after upgrades [closed]

This is 12.04 LTS on an AMD A8-3870 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics. Had 12.04 installed for a couple of weeks. Previously updated ~1 week ago. Installed konqueror + available updates on 25/May ...
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How do I debrand the boot splash screen? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: how to make a custom boot up splash animation? When I boot up my computer it displays a splash animation: the word "Ubuntu" with dots underneath indicating that the system ...
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Plymouth in an Intel GMA 4500 [closed]

I can't fix the plymouth resolution problem. When I shut down the splash works fine, but in the boot screen I only see the animation in the up left corner. Is there any solution? Thks
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Xubuntu 11.04 doesn't boot with a splash screen/image [closed]

I have recently installed Xubuntu 11.04 and when it boots up there is no splash image. I have looked all over the internet trying to installed splash images and looking the matter up but had no help ...
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Plymouth main process killed by SEGV signal error on boot [closed]

After upgrading to 11.04 the following messages appear, i don't know what to do about it. pls suggest. init: plymouth main process (68) killed by SEGV signal init: plymouth-splash main process (193) ...
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Can't fix Plymouth resolution by any means

Due to a bad update to 11.04 i had to completely reinstall Ubuntu, now i got everything pretty much the way it was before, except for plymouth.I've tried every script i found, every turorial i've ...
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plymouthd crashes on startup - Intel HD 3000 - 15.10

After upgrading to 15.10 from 15.04 I got a segfault in plymouthd on every startup. This is what I can find in syslog: Nov 11 12:22:26 H3A2764 systemd[1]: plymouth-start.service: Main process exited,...
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Fixing a splash screen that looks like a barcode

My splash screen looks like a bar-code. I've tried the Ubuntu 12.04 Live CD, and with it I don't get any errors except the screen resolution. Yet, after installing Ubuntu my splash screen looks ...
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Strange messages at boot and no plymouth

After reinstalling ubuntu a couple of days ago (dont ask), ive been getting strange messages at boot up, and i dont seem to have the plymouth boot splash screen thing (whatever the one with the ubuntu ...
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After installing the proprietary NVIDIA driver, my boot splash is very large and stretched. Any fix?

I know there have been solutions for previous versions of Ubuntu, but what is the best way to go about it now? As an aside, if I have it disabled the splash is fine, but before the login manager ...
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When I boot up the computer normally, gdm won't work

My laptop was working perfectly, but suddenly today I turned it on and after GRUB, the Plymouth splash flashed and then the screen went black with a blinking cursor. After blinking like 6 times, the ...
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How to properly reset all grub/boot settings?

Several symptoms: No splash screen, just a console No TTYs available (CTRL+ALT+F1 etc..), just random coloured bars A while ago, I've used a tutorial to fix Plymouth bootsplash resolution and ...
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Unable to use a custom splash screen in Ubuntu 16.04LTS

I've downloaded a theme from GNOME-Look and followed the instructions in the readme file. This is not the first time I've tried installing a custom splash screen. It tells me to do something. I ...
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How to change splash screen Ubuntu back?

After installing kde plasma desktop on Ubuntu 15.10 splash screen changed when starting Linux to splash screen Kubuntu. How to change it back to Ubuntu splash screen.
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Fixing boot animation for 14.04

So I have a clean install of 14.04 lts, and I've installed my nvidia proprietary driver. The boot animation now is just white text on a pink screen and . . . . (4 dots), I don't know why this changed. ...
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How to Roll Back to Original Plymouth Splash

The title says it all. It's a bit of an eyesore with propriety NVIDIA drivers, so I tried here. I'm pretty sure I reversed all settings, when it did not work for me. But now: sudo update-...
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startup/shutdown screen / grub changed after installing xfce

I installed 12.04 right after release. Yesterday I tried Xfce4. First I tried to install it using apt-get install xfce4 xfce4-goodies This worked, except I didn't get Xubuntu theming. So I ...
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Grub 2 splash screen isn't showing in hidden mode until I press a key

Using Lucid, in the form of Turnkey Core. I'm setting up Grub to boot into Windows by default, with an option to boot into Ubuntu as a recovery mode, with a script to restore a default image to the ...
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What is the 'bizcom' logo that's appeared following my upgrade?

I upgraded to 11.10, and now I notice that when I shut down, I get a weird "bizcom" logo with a backwards copyright symbol: At first this made me think I had installed some dubious hacked package, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 stuck on splash screen

Stuck on splash booting screen and i don't know what the error... ;(
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Ubuntu booting screen missing in 15.04 desktop

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 using Unetbootin. (dual boot with windows 7). But on booting Ubuntu I get a pink screen (same color as grub default background) which changes to black after a few seconds (...
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How can I disable both the boot splash and messages during boot?

Any answers which I have read so far on how to disable the boot splash work by enabling text messages. However I'd like to have a completely black screen until the login screen. Is it possible to ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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I'm unable to find /usr/share/plymouth/themes/

I'm thinking about customizing a theme for Ubuntu 12.10. The problem is that I've looked through the /usr/share directory and I haven't been able to find the Plymouth folder. What can I do to get the ...
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ubuntu 12.04 Boot stuck at splash screen

I tried to change lightdm with gdm but when I set the computer to use gdm and logged out lightdm was used, so I uninstalled gdm, now this is the problem: I shut down my computer and went to sleep, ...
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When I have an interrupted boot process, it shows a text-based Xubuntu splash screen. How can I change this?

A while ago when booting up Ubuntu 12.04 I had accidentally turned off my computer. It showed the grub screen and instead of the normal Ubuntu boot-up screen, it showed what was looking like a text ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: Graphics issues with Radeon 9600 - PowerPC

A while ago, I asked how to get the ATI/AMD drivers for a Radeon 9600 working on a PowerMac G5. The machine itself isn't bad, but the support for drivers and applications don't cover the Power PC ...
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What is the proper way to install the 3.4 kernel?

Kernel 3.2 has an annoying error for my wireless card (rtl8192se-b) that makes the connection drop and/or prevents the card to make a connection to the wireless router. Dealing with it was very ...
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How to remove Plymouth Boot Animation manager and keep the default boot screen

I am running Ubuntu 11.10 32-bit. Recently, I installed the Plymouth boot screen to change the boot animation. Now I would like to remove it. I want to revert to the default animation it was before I ...
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No Plymouth in Video Card Intel mobile 945GME

Recently, i have installed Maverick in my old netbook with Intel mobile 945GME Video Card, work flawlessly, but the problem is plymouth. When i boot up my netbook, the plymouth not start it just ...