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

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How to customise ubuntu's Splash Screen?

I was wondering how to change the splash screen (for example the background picture and the ubuntu logo . . . etc.). I would really like to change it, does anybody know how? I am running on 14.04 LTS. ...
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Splash screen messed up through nvidia driver

When I installed Ubuntu 13.10 I had some issues with the opensource graphic driver. My desktop was messed up and afterwards I found out that the driver was not able to allocate enough memory. ...
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How to fix messed up password screen when using full disk encryption (caused by nvidia driver)

When using full disk encryption in ubuntu 14.04 a password is always required when the computer is started. This screen looked nice until I installed the proprietary Nvidia driver. How can I fix ...
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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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Boot screen in low graphics/text mode

My ubuntu boot screen shows up in a strange low resolution, almost text mode, instead the usual and sleek white "ubuntu" over dark background. It's not a big issue because when GDM loads everything ...
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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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Ubuntu Server: Boot Messages on terminal 7 (video) Why?

I use only text terminals in ubuntu server. Especially at boot time :) I've turned off plymouth splash screen and I get boot messages on terminal 1. But after couple of messages, active terminal is ...
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Computer will not turn off properly

I have Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 x86 on my old ~2007 iMac. It is not dual booting and it runs an intel processor. It has 2 GB of RAM. My issue is that after I push the "Shutdown" button from the user menu ...
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Strange screen after booting into Ubuntu and before the splash screen

Every time I boot into my Ubuntu OS (Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit), before appearing the splash screen, an strange screen is displayed. The behavior of the strange screen is automatically typing something like ...
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Enabling Nvidia driver messes up splash screen

When you boot from live CD, or doing the first boot after installing Ubuntu, splash screen looks awesome. But as soon as you enable nvidia-current driver, installed with apt-get, splash screen goes ...
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Lubuntu 12.10 scrambled splash screen on mid 2010 Macbook Pro (Framebuffer?)

I'm experiencing an interesting issue here. I recently installed Lubuntu 12.10 on my mid 2010 MacBook pro. Every time I boot it, when it comes to the splash screen the background is all scrambled. The ...
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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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Can't login after reset of password in recover mode

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : I lost my password but found a way to reset it in this forum. After restart I was not able to login and got a short black screen with some text. I recorded a video of the black ...
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Plymouth problem, black screen

I get a black screen after grub, with a underscore cursor in the top left corner, it has to do with plymouth i know that. just not how to fix it. I tried using plymouth-manager to change the boot ...
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Is the plymouth debugger a normal startup command/option?

I'm wondering if plymouth debugger is a normal startup procedure? I have 12.10 and had 12.04 on this machine when I got it. I'm new to linux/Ubuntu and was fooling around with it when I first got it ...
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How to change plymouth in ubuntu 13.10

I installed ubuntu 13.10 and I want to change the plymouth. I tried using these commands but it did not work sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mefrio-g/plymouthmanager sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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How can I update the text splash before Ubiquity

I am customizing a Kubuntu distribution and I am struggling to change the text splash screen before Ubiquity starts. The screen that says "Kubuntu 13.10" with dots for the progress bar. I understand ...
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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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What alternatives are available to replace the purple boot splash screen?

The reason for this is I would love a animated splash screen, just for a bit of eye candy to replace the purple splash (with 4 dots) duringthe boot sequence. I know it will slow down boot time but I ...
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Corrupt plymouth boot screen when using properietary Nvidia drivers

I recently got the final version of Ubuntu Natty Narwhal x64 and everything is working just fine. The only thing I am having trouble with is the boot screen. After I installed the proprietary nVidia ...
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Booting screen flicker after clean install of 12.10 on Dell Inspiron 1525

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my Dell inspiron 1525 which was previously running on windows 7. During booting, immediately after the purple screen, my screen flickers like crazy (kind of switching ...
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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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How do I change the plymouth bootscreen?

With regards to Plymouth -- Are there alternative boot screens available? What's the easiest way to change the boot screen?
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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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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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Splash screen stopped appearing

I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04, and the splash screen does not appear anymore. Instead I have a black screen even if the system boots correctly. Does any body knows how to fix this.
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BUC - Just One Click Unavailable BURG

Some months ago, I installed and customized BURG in my Desktop using the SBM and BUC (Just One Clic). Now, I've bought a Laptop and I installed Linux Mint 16, with Cinnamon. I was trying to install ...
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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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Splash screen before Ubuquity installer

I am using the Ubuntu Customization Kit to build a customized Linux distro. I am attempting to change the splash screen that appears before the Ubiquity Installer in Lubuntu 13.10. I have been ...
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console output during boot -> Ubuntu 13.10

I tried different options (nosplash noplymouth, removing 'quiet' and 'splash') in /etc/default/grub to disable purple background and display kernel messages in native resolution 1366x768 but nothing ...
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LTSP plymouth theme

I want to install(change) the default plymouth theme for my LTP clients. update-alternatives --install ....... don't work in chrooted environment so i can't do it in the regular way. I suppose ...
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“mountall: Disconnected from Plymouth” error in VirtualBox

I installed Ubuntu (from the 11.10 Alternate CD, selecting "command-line only" mode before installing) in Virtualbox (Mac OS X Lion host) like I've done numerous times before. Installation finished ...
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Instead of booting up, Ubuntu shutdown if It was scheduled to shutdown while the lid is closed

I sometimes use wget or any other tool to download big files or a number of big files with take time. So I run the following commands sudo su wget http://bigfile ; wget http://bigfile ; wget ...
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Plymouth boot you linux with a video

Im trying to make a video for the boot splash, like i saw virpara user create a splash animation that show several images in order of the word "ubuntu" so create a animated sequence. The url of the ...
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mountall: Plymouth command failed

I'm freezing up before making it to the login gui screen. Ubuntu 12.04 installed on an Asus Zenbook VD32, no Windows. After Ubuntu begins to boot I get a blank screen with the following flashing ...
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Video flickering when plymouth splash screen appears on boot

When the computer boots, after loading the kernel, a white flickering appears before it shows the plymouth splash screen. Then, between plymouth and the X11 it is perfect ... it isn't flickering. I ...
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Problem fixing splash screen/nvida driver issue

Please bare with me as I am very new to Ubuntu and am just beginning to learn. So I have seen several solutions to the splash screen issue however I am having problems executing the repair. Once I ...
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How to change the color of the empty purple screen which appears before splash screen?

I have changed the purple color of splash screen to black and I also would like to change the color of the screen that appears before the splash screen. How can I do it? BTW, how is this screen ...
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How do I make a Plymouth sprite rotate?

I'm working on a custom Plymouth splash for Kubuntu 13.10. It consists of an image that's centered on the screen and rotates. I've tested the splash with both restarts and an X11 plugin, but my splash ...
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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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Plymouth Script - center title

I want to use a custom Texttheme for Plymouth on Startup. How can I center the title of this screen? The dots show centered, but the text seems to go off the screen to the right. This is my ...
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How to create a Plymouth bootsplash with changing backgroud colours

I want to create a new bootsplash screen for Ubuntu that has 2 logos (a text saying "Ubuntu" + " starting Ubuntu..." / "Shutting down"), changing background colours during boot (like on Windows 8) and ...
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How to fix SIGSEGV errors on boot?

I've been having issues with my 13.10 installation ever since upgrading. Problems include an inability to suspend and inconsistent power button behavior (ASUS X201E laptop). On the plus side, my wifi ...
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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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Ubuntu unable to start stuck at splash screen , ubable to reinstall end with black screen

I am new to Ubuntu . I am using Ubuntu 12.04 , yesterday my PC hags up and I waited for few minutes it doesn't responded , I shutdown forcefully . using shutdown button . when i started my Ubuntu 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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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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NIS not working

In a local network, where a NIS server and some NIS clients are correctly working, a new installed ubuntu 12.04.3 machine seems not to like NIS. When NIS is not installed the network drive is mounted ...