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

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Filesystem Information shows between Plymouth and Login Screen 16.04

This is by no means a major issue but I thought it was a bit odd. Immediately after the Plymouth splash screen disappears and before the usual Ubuntu login screen appears, a tty style terminal ...
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How to set custom boot screen image in 14.04 and 16.04?

I have two Asus laptops. One is on 14.04.1 and the other I just today set up with a new 1 TB SSD, 8 GB more RAM, and Ubuntu 16.04. I want to set a custom boot screen image on both machines. No ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 takes long time to boot

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.10 in dual boot with Windows 10. Since the installation, Ubuntu is taking about 1 minute to boot. Before the login screen the plymouth boot splash screen does not show ...
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Proprietary Nvidia Driver: Broken boot screen

When I first booted Ubuntu Studio, the Logo with the spinning bars was shown correctly upon startup. Ever since I installed the proprietary Nvidia driver, the splash screen is broken and I have not ...
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Welcome to emergency mode! Problem with swap/fsck

http://imgur.com/U8HePRO When I login and rune journalctl -xb, it tells me "No journal files were found". I think it may have something to do with my fstab, so here's that: http://imgur.com/TbBAqw8 ...
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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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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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How can I change the resolution of passphrase splash screen?

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Desktop PC. But there were some issues with resolutions. My screen gets distorted if there is a wrong resolution. I managed to correct my login screen and ...
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Change Plymouth animation with script at boot time

I have Plymouth. I have a .gif file. I want to make that .gif to be my Plymouth animation at boot time with a script. Is that possible? If so, then what is the script I need to use? If not, then is ...
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Plymouth Daemon is not working

I wanted to make a new boot theme using Plymouth, but the first step to doing it; running the Plymouth Daemon is not working. I can prove that it's running by doing: plymouth --show-splash But it's ...
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Broken Plymouth Splash

Running 15.10 In an attempt to completely get rid of any traces of Lubuntu after I had uninstalled through the command-line. I accidentally broke the splash screen altogether. What I see is systemd ...
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How to fix plymouth (splash screen) in all Ubuntu releases!

How to fix black or broken plymouth (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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Ubuntu Builder Question [duplicate]

I finished my ISO for Ubuntu builder, I'm wondering how I can replace the text on the plymouth splace "Ubuntu" text with "Example". Thanks
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Ubuntu blank purple screen on startup

I have Ubuntu 14.04 32bit LTS installed along with Windows 8 (dual boot). I do not have any graphics card(nvidia ,amd ,etc). I have Intel hd graphics driver. It worked fine for many days, but now, on ...
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Linux Plymouth splash screen works only recovery mode

We have a Jetway motherboard (embedded PC), and we've installed a minimal ubuntu 14.04 on it. After that we modified the system following these instructions: ...
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UbuntuMate splash screen missing on bootup

After an upgrade on version 15.10 now when I boot up I am in terminal mode and see the boot process not the Mate logo. I am now at version 16.04 with the same issue. I am looking for direction to ...
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how to change the spacing between the Progress dots?

so i'm just playing around with the plymouth theme thingy and i a custom image instead of the progress dots i would like to change the spacing between them but i don't know how since i'm not that good ...
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plymouth theme applying bug?

No sure whether this is a bug or not. I installed a theme using plymouth-manager but while applying the theme I noticed some 'bug'. $ sudo update-alternatives --config default.plymouth There are 7 ...
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Strange white screen with mirrored black characters while booting UBUNTU

I downloaded the minimal UBUNTU 14.04 from here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/MinimalCD I created bootable USB stick with unetbootin and then I installed whole system on USB stick. ...
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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 to install tribar theme for plymouth?

I miss tribar theme from RHEL/Debian. I cannot find it for Ubuntu. Do you have any idea why there is no tribar? How to set it? Do you know any other so simple and cute text theme, that is available in ...
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Is there a way to extend the display of the Ubuntu splash screen (Plymouth)?

So I wonder if Plymouth can extend it's display by a determined time. I know that this could delay boot time but I just want to find out this since is impossible to get this from the web and reading ...
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what is “audit_printk_skb” and why does it seem to slow my boot

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10 and compared to previous versions, it takes a lot longer to load. I've tried disabling startup programs, also I've done my research and ran the dmesg command that came to this ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 stuck on splash screen

I can operate the terminal normally with Ctrl+Alt+F1, but Ctrl+Alt+F7 is stuck on the boot splash screen. I have 2 AMD Radeon 7850 graphics cards and I'm using the proprietary drivers, so maybe ...
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How can I disable the purple bootloader splash at boot?

This question has been answered before, but neither of the methods in the accepted answer worked for me on 11.10. First I tried editing in /etc/default/grub, and then running sudo update-grub. But ...
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How do I have a long custom startup sound play completely?

I changed the default startup sound to one that I wanted. However, the song is longer than a few seconds, and only a few seconds of the custom sound play on startup. Is there a way to have the whole ...
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Plymouth Theme Won't Change

I am using a fresh copy of Ubuntu 15.10. When I change /etc/alternatives/default.plymouth to point to the ubuntu-logo plymouth theme instead of the ubuntu-text theme, it still shows the text theme ...
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Black screen when booting normally

My system Laptop: Acer aspire 8930G OS: Freshly installed Ubuntu 14.10 (64 bit) Memory: 4 GB Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo CPU T9400 @ 2.53 GHz x 2 Graphics: Nvidia GeForce 9700M GT / pre-installed ...
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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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Does plymouth support .mp4 or gifs as a valid splash? [duplicate]

I am simply wondering if plymouth supports any type of gif or mp4 playback. I have googled many hours and I have not found any results.
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Plymouth splash screen background does not display on shutdown/Startup Ubuntu 15.10

On shutdown and startup the Plymouth splash screen does not display correctly. I can see the animated dots in the middle of the screen, however no image in the background only text on a black screen. ...
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How can I change the purple background color of Ubuntu plymouth boot screen?

I'd like to change the background color of the purple plymouth boot splash to another color, how can I do this?
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Can I fix my corrupted Lubuntu splash screen, having disabled the graphical terminal in order to load the sisfb driver?

I have Lubuntu 14.04 installed on my desktop pc. The desktop pc has a SiS 651 graphics chipset. As apparently commonly occurs with SiS graphics users, the resolution needed to be fixed by configuring ...
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Plymouth check gets stuck, preventing service operation

This is a strange one. If I do, say service jenkins start it will always freeze/get stuck, like waiting for some input. Same is with all services and start/stop commands. However, if I do it like ...
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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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How to turn off splash and see all log messages? [duplicate]

I installed 14.04 Desktop and there are fancy things done with grub (it doesn't show up with its menu) and during boot (ubuntu logo, animated dots). Instead I would want to see grub menu and all the ...
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Stuck at boot after updating Nvidia drivers

I just installed Kubuntu (latest version) on dual boot with Windows 8.1 on my ASUS laptop. My boot manager is rEFInd. I installed Kubuntu without grub (using ubiquity -b) and it installed and worked ...
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Ubuntu logo flickering on shut down - Ubuntu 15.04 XPS 13

I have a laptop with a QHD+ screen (XPS 13 2015 9343) with Ubuntu 15.04 and kernel 4.1.3. When I shut down the Ubuntu logo go to the top of the screen, the left of the screen then back to center. I ...
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How to achieve a clean handover from plymouth to mdm (and back)

All in the title. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, fglrx graphics driver with mdm as my display manager, logging into xmonad. The sequence goes thus: Clean start to plymouth animation -> blank screen ...
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How can I disable the purple splash screen at boot?

How can I disable the purple "Ubuntu" splash screen that displays at boot before the login screen has loaded? I'd prefer to just see plain text scroll by.
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plymouth splash screen

Customised Splash screen is displaying when pressed ESCAP key on Ubuntu splash screen. On pressing ESCAP key it toggled to early boot up log messages screen. Again I switched back to splash screen and ...
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customised splash screen not displaying on Ubuntu 14.04 boot up

I am porting my operating system from Ubuntu 10.04 to Ubuntu 14.04. On Ubuntu 14.04 boot up process not displaying customised splash screen. On boot up it is always displaying Ubuntu logo splash ...
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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 ...
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splash screen customisation on ubuntu 14.04

I have customised splash screen logo which i'm able to see after rebooting the system. But on boot-up screen still i'm getting ubuntu logo. Any idea how to get customised splash screen logo on ...
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Ubuntu install from USB stuck on splash screen [duplicate]

I have been trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 alongside windows 8.1 from a bootable USB. I am new to using a Linux OS. I turned off fast boot option, and I left secure boot on (I also tried off, but then ...
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balck screen on ctl+alt+f1 and showing nothing

I have a embedded board of ETX-BT processor. I am running Ubuntu-14.04 on the board. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 using mini iso image via unetbootin utility. When I install ...
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Whats is the importance of Plymouth?

I accidentaly did a command to delete Plymouth from my ubuntu 15.04: sudo apt-get remove plymouth and after this my login screen didn't appear any more. After GRUB menu the screen became black and ...
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how can we configure everything for rotated screen?

A question that i think not many people asked: how can we have everything (grub and refind, tty, plymouth, lightdm, window managers, etc.) configured for rotated screens? (specially just one rotated ...
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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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Ubuntu 15.04 stuck during booting at the splash screen need help

After disabling the quite splash in the grub file. I found the following error. http://imgur.com/GYBaYlQ And since I'm quite new to ubuntu any help is appreciated.