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

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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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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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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 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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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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keep looping for searching for HP virtual keyboard during kernel bootstrap but this USB device is always disconnected

During os/kernel bootstraps, there are some errors on init and then keep looping for searching for HP virtual keyboard devices. Any hints or suggestions on how to debug or resolve this error? Please ...
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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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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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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.
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Blank blue screen after trying to fix plymouth logo

I have ATI Graphics on my machine. I was trying to fix plymouth logo which was bad looking because of my graphics by following an article on Softpedia. Now I cannot login, because I have a blank ...
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How to hide it?

how to hide this? sorry that the pictures, but I don't know how this describe. :/ http://files.tinypic.pl/i/00704/9svzqrz5hqk8.jpeg console doesn't disappear after this message... it also would like ...
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Since last update: Splash broken

I am facing an issue with the splash-bootup screen on my notebook. Since one of the last updates, the splash screen is no longer showing the Ubuntu-logo and the glowing dots, but instead just a white ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Server - slow boot due to plymouth

Just recently I have discovered the problem with plymouth on my server (had to restart it after updating everythig, haven't touch it since spring this year). A boot takes almost 10min. From dmesg: [ ...
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Disable all splash graphics/texts on startup and shutdown? [duplicate]

I have LUbuntu running on a special device which runs a single program on startup and ever. I only need the user to see the splash of my program. BIOS has been taken care of. Now for the rest. What do ...
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Ubuntu server splash screen

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 server for Kiosk application. The problem is when kiosk is starting , kernel shows some debug messages about stuff like USB port error and such things, and those ugly ...
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Plymouth problems for Radeon HD 4850 on 15.04

I have had imperfect behaviour from Plymouth as long as I've had the card - i.e. across several years of Ubuntu versions. Card is connected via Onkyo SR707 receiver to HDTV, using open-source drivers. ...
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Keyboard does not work in Kubuntu FDE passphrase prompt

I use Kubuntu 15.04 on my laptop in legacy boot with LUKS-LVM based full disk encryption (FDE) as set up by the installer. The laptop keyboard as well as any USB keyboard works just fine. Now I have ...
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Ubuntu installation freezes at splash screen

I've decided to try out ubuntu, and tried to install the one available at ubuntu.com (Ubuntu 14.04.3). However when I boot it, I select Install and it just hangs at the splash screen. I tried looking ...
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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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The splash shows for a few seconds, then the screen goes black and only the animated dots show before the screen goes black again?

I followed the instructions in the previous question How to fix splash screen in all Ubuntu releases! but then I experienced the same issues http://askubuntu.com/users/205356/nolt did. The splash ...
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Cannot see Boot Screen on Ubuntu 15.04 running on Virtualbox

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my laptop. Inside that, On virtualbox i have installed another ubuntu 15.04. I see the ubuntu logo during the boot on the host but on the guest I see the message ACPI ...
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Update errors Ubuntu 14.04

For a while after using the update manager, each time I get a message saying "the installation or removal of a software package failed." When using a lot of apt-get commands I also get an error ...
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Ubuntu image before Plymouth

i've installed gnome in Ubuntu 14.04. Everything was ok, until i restarted my pc and saw that there was a gray screen before gnome plymouth. I restored ubuntu's default plymouth and removed gnome's ...
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Difficulties customising Grub2 in Ubuntu 15.04

After a fresh install of Ubuntu 15.04 and the usual run of configuring wireless drivers, I went to remove the ugly purple background from the grub menu (I am dual booting with Windows) and add my own ...