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

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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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black tty screens

I get black tty screens when I hit Ctrl-Alt-F1. I already read all other similar questions but I can't seem to find a suitable solution. Here is my setup. I have a fairly new laptop (Jan 2013, Asus ...
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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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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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How to change boot logo on a Live USB stick?

I'm making a little Live USB with my own distro, nicknamed "Hackbuntu" - it is basically a little bootable USB drive that you plug into a computer, boot it up, and then feel like a ninja when you're ...
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Custom Plymouth splash isn't showing up

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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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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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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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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Configuring splash screen to fully cover the boot

I'm trying to set the splash screens for the whole boot, from the selection in grub until DE fully loads. My DE is xfce 4.10, running xubuntu 13.10. Now, I have the default plymounth xubuntu theme, ...
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Ubuntu startup boot screen goes wonky

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed and my startup boot screen (the purple on with the Ubuntu logo and 5 dots beneath it) shows for sometime and then goes totally wonky (something like depixelated). Then ...
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Installing 13.04 (x64) off of USB (and via Windows installer) onto SSD but stuck at loading screen

I am trying to install Ubuntu to alleviate some Windows issues I've been having. I've run checkdisk so I know my disk hasn't gone bad. (Or at least it hadn't found anything...) I'm trying to install ...
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Plymouth Manager not opening

I installed Plymouth manager. Initially it was working fine. But, by mistake I click on the 'Burg Compatibility' button' Now whenever I click on plymouth manager in unity, its not opening and only ...
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Where can I find old Ubuntu boot splashes?

I've been trying to make a Plymouth theme on Ubuntu 13.04 and things aren't going so well. I was trying to create a theme that consists of a throbber going back and forth. I remember an Ubuntu splash ...
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How to customize ubuntu live cd plymouth theme?

I am planning to customize Ubuntu 13.04 live cd. How is it possible to customize Ubuntu live cd plymouth theme in ubuntu 13.04 ?
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Ubuntu 12.04 hangs during plymouth purple screen boot

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a partition on (I believe) an Apple Mac mini "Core i5". Everything was going well until recently. Now Ubuntu hangs during the purple splash screen, just showing ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.2 startup waits on splash screen and loads desktop only after pressing TAB

Ubuntu on startup shows the splash screen(with the dots rotating animation going on and on). And only when I press TAB key it stops and the desktop loads. What may be the problem? Am having ubuntu ...
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Create custom Plymouth Splash

Can I create a custom Plymouth Boot splash? I like the current one (at least I did before it broke) but I would like to try to make my own. Is this possible, or am I trying something only ...
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Plymouth update is called for every init script

I use a customized plymouth script that uses the plymouth update trigger to display messages on the screen while booting. Since I migrated from ubuntu 10.10 to 12.04 I get a lot of extra messages. I ...
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Boot not showing Plymouth or Lightdm

I did the upgrade to Ubuntu 12.10. The problem is, when I start Ubuntu, I cannot arriver to the login screen. It is not showing Plymouth or Lightdm, just giving me the ringtone with a purple ...
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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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When booting from grub2 menu, why does only the Primary OS that installed the boot loader get the nice splash?

It isn't a real problem, but if there is a way to fix it, I would like to. I have several Ubuntu installations on one computer, but on boot and shutdown, only the primary installation that grub was ...
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Change boot background image using Plymouth based on a System time

Anyone knows how to check system time in plymouth script? what I am trying to achieve is to have boot background image change by system time. For example, when its past 5 PM and a user boots Ubuntu, ...
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Uninstalled NVIDIA Driver Now Plymouth Garbled

Because of some graphical glitches I rolled back to the standard open source driver by uninstalling NVIDIA from System Settings -> Additional Drivers. The open source driver is fine for my needs, but ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Plymouth interrupted

My Plymouth splash screen only shows up for about 2 seconds, then the screen turns black for about 3 seconds and then Plymouth returns, but with frozen animation, for another 3 seconds before ...
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could not write pid file /dev/.initanfs/plymouth.pid

I got an error when I boot my Ubundu 10.04 LTS server could not write pid file /dev/.initanfs/plymouth.pid no such file or directory Can anyone tell me how to fix it?
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Loading of live USB hangs on old PC

I'm brand new to Linux. I created a live USB of Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit with Universal USB Installer. It hangs partway through when it is loading. The last two things seen are: [74.920653] init: ...
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Xubuntu set overscan to 0 for grub and boot screen

Once booted the desktop is fine using the AMD fglrx drivers since I can set the overscan to 0 using the catalyst control center. I don't get the 1 inch border around the screen once booted. However I ...