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

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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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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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Stuck on splash screen on boot, can't type into tty terminal

After some upgrades (I believe it was for Ubuntu 12.04, wasn't me that ran the upgrade), the boot process became stuck on the splash screen (purple, dots moving along). Presuming the desktop manager ...
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How to make an animated plymouth theme and apply it?

I know how to customize the default plymouth theme and also I know how to install other custom theme I could download from gnome-art and some websites. But I don't know how to make my own theme which ...
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No shutdown splash screen on Ubuntu with new Nvidia card and D-sub monitor

I use Nvidia driver 346 and I have followed the instructions of this link How to fix splash screen in all Ubuntu releases! But I've only managed to show the boot splash screen but not the shutdown's ...
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Ubuntu shows 'Kubuntu' on boot

I recently updated my Ubuntu 12.10 setup to 13.04 using sudo do-release-upgrade. After going through the process and rebooting, I was a little confused by the GRUB menu showing a "Kubuntu" option ...
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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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How to recover splash screen

I am on 11.04.My Ubuntu splash screen was replaced by Kubuntu after I installed Kubuntu-desktop.I followed the answer of daniel kullmann by mistake in this askubuntu link and I lost splash screen.Now ...
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What makes plymouth not shown at shu-tdown but only at boot-up?

It's very strange. How can I force plymouth shown in the 1024x768 resolution at shut-down because it looks like in my case the plymouth at shut-down uses some unknown resolution or frame buffer which ...
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My Ubuntu splash scree wont show when booting

When I boot into Ubuntu 14.10 it shows a black screen with two lines of terminal for like a half second then goes to a black screen and stays there until my log on screen shows (about ten to twelve ...
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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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Getting Ubuntu's default splash screen back after KDE installation & removal

I know questions similar to this one, such as this or this, have been asked and solved. However, I tried their answers and none of them worked. As one of the askers of the questions did, I also tried ...
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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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Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 won't start with Windows 8 hibernating

I've been trying to start my Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 when my Windows is in hibernation mode but it never starts. I receive two kinds of error, sometimes Ubuntu says: SpamAssassim Mail Filter Daemon: ...
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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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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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Removing the splash screen on shutdown an startup. I want to be able to see the processes

I know this has been asked but on slightly different terms. I would like to remove it so that I can see the code behind. Not one off but every time it is shutdown and started. Thaknk you in advance.
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Since last update: Splash broken

fellow Ubuntu Community! 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, ...
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Fading in&out plymouth theme

I want to make a plymouth theme, like this http://jsfiddle.net/dH6LS/ with fading out color but: Instead of just begin a select background color my picture should have the fadein&out colors so ...
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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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Black screen after plymouth at ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Recently my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS stopped going further than plymouth. It goes like this: Process BIOS process grub menu ( I choose 1st option called Ubuntu) black screen for couple of seconds plymouth ...
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How to install “plymouth-greeter”?

I'm bored my plymouth, and i would like to change this. I found on the internet nice script. https://launchpad.net/plymouth-greeter When I try install this i can't but it is rly old. I use Ubuntu ...
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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 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 ...
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Restoring the bootloader and login screen of Vanilla Ubuntu after installing Ubuntu Studio

I have looked at many similar questions for a while, but I've been so far unsuccessful. I have recently installed Ubuntu Studio after installing Vanilla Ubuntu 14.04, and I am quite new to Ubuntu, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: plymouth-upstart-bridge terminates during boot

In Ubuntu 14.04.1 with 3.13.0-37-generic kernel, I get this message while booting up (few previous messages added for context too): [ 4.951362] sr 1:0:0:0: Attached scsi CD-ROM sr0 [ 4.951519] ...
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full disk encryption interface on boot

Is there a way to customize the full disk encryption interface on boot? I want a different background or a blank screen showing instead of this:
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Error in sudo apt-get remove -f

I have installed kernel 3.18.2 with Cinnamon on Ubuntu 14.04.1: john@john-G31M-S2C:~$ sudo apt-get remove -f [sudo] password for john: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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cannot start system because of plymouthd error

I was using UBUNTU 12.04, and I tried updating it. Since then whenever I startup I get an error - "Plymouth: could not start splash: can not access a needed shared library." After showing this error ...
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Show custom message after booting process finishes and displays boot log instead of Ubuntu logo

I want to remove boot up logo and to show booting process instead of Ubuntu logo. This can be done by: sudo gedit /etc/default/grub Then look for the line: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet ...
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Activating graphical boot after “server” install

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 server on a box and then turned that box into a normal desktop installation with the installation of packages like ubuntu-desktop. Everything is working fine except the boot ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 frozen at splash

Running a thinkpad T420 with ubuntu 14.04 installed. After I installed a few software updates I restarted my machine and it would not boot. When I hit esc to see what is going on these are the last ...
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“Resuming from /dev/disk/by-uuid/…” message on normal boot

I installed tuxonice in Ubuntu 13.10 and everything works as intended (resuming, hibernation). The only strange thing that happens is that it get a "Resuming from /dev/disk/by-uuid/..." message when I ...
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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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I want to kill off my splash screen [duplicate]

Previous title: Lubuntu splash screen problem bc of Nvidia driver. I'm new to linux and getting under the hood of computers in general. I'm doing my research but it'll take awhile for me to gain a ...
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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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How to change background color in grub

I use Ubuntu 12.04. I want to change grub's background color to black. I mean just background color, not background image. I can only find guides how to change the image. I tried some GUI software ...
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x-shellscript opening with gedit

I've downlodaded this plymouth theme, but when I try running the install-orb script, it opens in gedit I already checked "Allow executing file as program" in properties, but it won't solve. @edit ...
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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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Kernel messages scrolling over Grub background image during boot?

I display a Grub custom background image at boot time(Ubuntu 14.10). I would like this background image to stay in place during the kernel startup and to scroll the kernel messages over the Grub ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS “Checking battery state… [OK]” and login incorrect

I have quite a famous problem as it seems: while booting, the computer displays Checking battery state... [OK] and then hangs. * Starting CUPS printing spooler/server mountall: Plymouth copmmand ...
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How to Customize the Default Plymouth Theme in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I've tried a lot to change my plymouth loading image! I need to write my name in the place of Ubuntu!
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rk3288 shows only splashscreen

I've installed ubuntu 14.04 from t-firefly to my rk3288 micro-computer. LightDM was there and I wanted to turn off its autostart and wrote "manual" to /etc/init.d/lightdm.override. After reboot I ...
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Can plymouth be made to apply already know work arounds for proprietary drivers automatically?

As a long term ubuntu user, I am disappointing that plymouth is pretty much the same as when it was first introduced. We have to manually apply fixes after we choose to use proprietary drivers, which ...
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Ubuntu freezes at splash screen (plymouth) after gpu install

I have just installed my new Nvidia GTX 760 and even with the proper (proprietary) drivers installed Ubuntu freezes at the splash screen. If I take out the GPU it's fine. And when I put it in but ...
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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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repeating lubuntu logo in purple splash screen

When i run the Ubuntu which is default in the GRUB menu, i get the following splash screen: However, when i go on with the advanced options for ubuntu in Grub menu and start ubuntu generic version ...