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

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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 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 ...
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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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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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How to show boot messages in 14.10?

I am trying to show the boot messages but all I get is an almost black screen until I see the login manager. I removed quiet and splash I removed quiet and splash and added noplymouth I removed ...
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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 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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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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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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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 ...
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How do I fix the Plymouth bootscreen when using proprietary graphics drivers?

I was trying to fix the boot loader because it was showing the processes as I shut down my laptop as well as fix the problem of the Ubuntu logo with the loading dots because it was off center and ...
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What does this parser error mean and how can it be fixed?

Well, I messed up everything and was forced to remove and re-install the system. Everything is fixed now, but for the sake of knowledge, I want to know what this error means exactly. It shows up after ...
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grub2 deadlock situation

During 10.04 starts it does a filesystem check. For some reason that I want to figure out, but this is another question, the harddisk is mounted read only. I would like to boot to a rescue shell, but ...
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Ubuntu is 'Waiting up to 60 more seconds for network configuration…' on boot [duplicate]

On boot, after I enter my full disk encryption password, I see Ubuntu display the following message (I believe that's a package called Plymouth): Waiting for network configuration... then ...
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Customize splash screen on live CD. || Initrd.lz problem

I try to customize splash screen on live CD session LUBUNTU 14.04. According to this solution, i need to edit initrd.lz file and replace with my own plymouth theme. So.. # cd extract-cd/casper # ...
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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 ...
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Stuck at splash screen when changing to GDM

After considering it for a while, I finally decided to install GNOME onto my Ubuntu 14.04 system to give it a play and see if I it was worth switching to Ubuntu GNOME. Everything seems to be fine ...
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How do I get gksu nautilus to work so I can access my encrypted hardrive from a live usb?

So I running Ubuntu on my computer, I downloaded a load of stuff, turned it off and now when I turn it on it gets stuck on the splash screen. I've make a live USB running Ubuntu to try and get my ...
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Ubuntu Splash Screen Background

I am not new to Ubuntu or anything, but I am just wanting to dabble a little deeper into Ubuntu's Inner workings. I was wondering if somebody could tell me how I can set a picture as Ubuntu's Splash ...
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Strange screen on bootup

I am having this screen to show briefly on startup every time I start Ubuntu. When Ubuntu loads I have no problems to work with it. Sometimes something similar shows on shut down but sometimes it ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 system startup is less verbose

Booting Trusty Tahr without splash screen produced lots of Starting <service name here>... messages, which I actually liked, as I could track the booting process. With Utopic Unicorn, I get ...
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Plymouth not launching on startup?

So I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.10. Steam started having the "GLX context does not support direct rendering" issue, so I decided to go into Software & Updates to switch my graphics driver to ...
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selinuxfs and plymouth-upstart-bridge , error logs on ubuntu 14.04 (embedded)

I'm bringing up ubuntu 14.04 on beagleboard-xm from RCN's site . But on booting I see a set of logs , want to know what is it and how can i fix/disable this? I'm totally confused, please help Mount ...
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Stuck at splash-screen after upgrading to ubuntu 14.04

I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04. Everything went well until the reboot, and I'm currently stuck at splash-screen without having access to the login screen. I own a asus 1015pn. If I press esc during ...
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ubuntu 14.04 hangs during shutdown. Sticks on plymouth splash screen, only responds to forced shutdown

As of a few days ago Ubuntu will no longer shutdown or reboot. It hangs on the plymoputh splash screen with the dots ticking along. If I press one of the F keys at the start of the shutdown the only ...