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

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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 ...
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How do i replace splash screen messages?

I wanted to ask how to change the messages that the splash screen has while asking for the encryption password with a simple text like "insert password". Dunno if it has already been answered this ...
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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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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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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. ...
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Ugly Boot Screen after upgrading to 12.10

Is there a way to change the ugly boot screen in 12.10? It seems to have rolled back to that 8-bit blocky looking thing with tiny orange dots underneath. It then breaks into process code under that, ...
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Can only access Ubuntu using “recovery mode” or “previous versions”

The main link to use Ubuntu takes me to a dark screen. Is there anything I can do while in recovery mode to fix this? I currently cant access the internet once I upgraded to the 12.04LTS. Any ideas?
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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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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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Custom Plymouth Splashes?

I am working on trying to make my own plymouth boot screen, but the internet doesn't seem to have that many articles about it. I was hoping someone could give me a crash course on what to do to make ...
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Plymouth manager boot splash screen only during shutdown and not during Restart

Well i tried to customize the bootsplash screen from Plymouth manager and somehow the selected bootsplash themes only shows up during shutdown but when restart and at the grub it shows a Dark screen ...
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How to add a splash image in Grub2?

How do I add a splash image in Grub2 on Ubuntu 12.10?
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blank screen after plymouth [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? Plymouth not showing after upgrading to Ubuntu 12.10 I have a 2.53 Ghz Intel Celeron CPU, 512 MB ...
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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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Plymouth not showing after upgrading to Ubuntu 12.10

After I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10 today, the Plymouth splash screen is not showing when I startup my computer. The screen goes purple at first, then goes black and I am shown the Login Screen. It ...
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How to change boot animation?

Is it possible to change to boot animation in 12.04? I know it was possible on 11.10... if it is, how do you do it?
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How can I make Linux behave better when EDID is unavailable?

I'm using Mythbuntu 12.04 with a TV which only provides EDID information when it is turned on. Since the computer will be used for recording video via MythTV, I don't want to always have the TV on ...
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Splash screen issues after force restart

Recently a friends computer was shut down after a force restart and now it says "12.04" and a bunch of command text bleeds through the purple background. My guess is the plymouth configuration got ...
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Ubuntu hangs at Plymouth screen during shutdown

Sometimes(rather many times), when I shutdown using the menu option >> Shutdown, the system hangs at a Purple screen with dots. I have waited for 10 mins, but then it becomes clear that i need to do a ...
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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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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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How to restore plymouth to its original state?

When I first installed 12.04 plymouth would sometimes show a few commands beneath the ubuntu logo. I later learned that it conflicts with proprietary drivers.I tried to fix this using the Plymouth ...
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Uninstall GRUB and Plymouth [closed]

I have questions about Plymouth and GRUB. My problem with Plymouth is that it is ugly and slow. Which, as far has I know, is the opposite of what it should be. Is there any way to REMOVE (not ...
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Disable GRUB 2 and Plymouth

I have a dual-boot system with Linux 12.04 and Windows 7. I use Windows Boot Manager, which I configured with EasyBCD through Windows. Now, when I start up Ubuntu, GRUB appears, making me choose ...
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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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What alternatives are available to replace the purple boot splash screen?

I would love an animated splash screen, just for a bit of eye candy to replace the purple splash (with 4 dots) during the boot sequence. I know it will slow down boot time but I don't care I just want ...
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Stuck between TTY1 and Disconnected from Plymouth

I am running 12.04 with an HD7970. I installed fglrx from AMD and it worked okay. Then Ubuntu prompted me to install updates (from software-center). After doing this, the PC only boots to a black ...
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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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Xubuntu start up screen…but I'm running normal Ubuntu

I was interested in playing around with XFCE. I made a liveCD and played around with it a bit and really liked it. I thought that instead of installing Xubuntu itself I would just install the ...
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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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Why does updating Precise lead to bugs during boot?

I've experienced this problem every time (3 times now) I install Precise and run a dist-upgrade: when booting up, I get thrown a gfxmode error, followed by either a long blank screen with a single ...
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What's the folk-lore on troubleshooting lightdm and other display manager problems?

I just spent a number of hours in trying to make my 12.04 boot again, after it put itself in a strange hang in splash screen. After many trials and errors involving false leads such as ...
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Unsolved Mystery: “mountall: Disconnected from Plymouth”

When I boot, it goes straight into tty1. I have tried everything I could find online to solve this problem. I believe it has something to do with the Nvidia drivers. But reinstalling them in every ...
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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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Screen Resolution Change

Recently I have installed the plymouth manager andI accidentally set my resolution to 1024X768-24 which does not fit my laptop exactly and everytime my system reboots an error message shows that ...
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Why is the GRUB menu and boot splash smaller than my actual screen size?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04, and when Im in the GRUB Menu there are black edges both at top/bottom and left/right. The same way it is in the Plymouth Splash, but additionally Plymouth seems to be stretched ...
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How can I restore my boot screen in ubuntu 12.04?

I installed Kubuntu on my Ubuntu 12.04 installation... big mistake! It has now changed my boot screen (boot prior to lightdm login screen) How can I restore this back to Ubuntu login? Nvidia ...
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Resolve Big Ugly Plymouth Splash Xubuntu 12.04

I have tried with Plymouth Manager & also here No joy. Hardware is Lenovo ThinkPad Edge (E)325 with AMD Radeon discreet graphics. Laptop is Ubuntu Certified & everything else works out of ...
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loading splash screen takes priority over terminal or windows manager while running elsa

I recently installed e17 and was trying to set up defaults to use elsa and ecomorph over the standard compiz as it constantly crashes since updating to 12.04. If elsa is installed the loading screen ...
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Help with Plymouth script please! :)

I am attempting to work around this problem: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1997417 on the hypothesis that the problem is a race condition between the boot sequence and '/' and my raid0 ...
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Mountall fails on startup

After Ubuntu boots, the tty1  Ctrl+Alt+F1 shows this: Thegatorade-PC login: mountall: disconnected from Plymouth mountall: Event failed This happened after partitioning with gparted and ...
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Boot delay and mouse lag at login after Ubuntu 12.04 update

I am facing these weird problems after updating Ubuntu 12.04 with apt-get update && apt-get upgrade: It takes too much time to come to the Plymouth theme after selecting Ubuntu from the grub ...
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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 can I customize the Ubuntu boot up logo?

I am making a custom distribution, and have a question about the Ubuntu Logo with 5 dots displayed when booting up. The Ubuntu-Logo-Script in the /lib/plymouth/themes/ubuntutext folder has the word ...
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Plymouth boot screen not showing after enabling Nvidia drivers

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 with Wubi, When I first installed Ubuntu I could see the splash screen with the blinking dots, But after a couple of days it vanished (I've Nvidia drivers installed). I ...