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Ubuntu wouldn't start after installing updates, but then after a few restarts, its starting again

I'm not sure what precise subject\title should I put for this question because it must be descriptive and short in the same time while the subject is full of details. Today in the morning I installed ...
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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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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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Can only access Ubuntu using “recovery mode” or “previous versions”

The main link to use Ubuntu takes me to a dark screen. Is there anything I can do while in recovery mode to fix this? I currently cant access the internet once I upgraded to the 12.04LTS. Any ideas?
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Plymouth boot screen not showing after enabling Nvidia drivers

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 with Wubi, When I first installed Ubuntu I could see the splash screen with the blinking dots, But after a couple of days it vanished (I've Nvidia drivers installed). I ...
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Installed fglrx. Plymouth using text theme [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Enabling Nvidia driver messes up splash screen My boot splash screen was fine with the open source drivers. I installed fglrx, rebooted, and it seems plymouth is using ...
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Why does plymouth start so late?

It appears that starting with 11.04 Plymouth starts so late in the boot process. Sometimes I only have a split second to see it before it transitions to the login screen. This is the same for 11.10. ...
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How do I speed up boot time? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I improve boot speed? I am dual-booting Ubuntu and Windows 7. When I select Ubuntu at the GRUB menu, a blinking cursor in a black screen comes and takes some ...
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Can I edit my boot splash to any picture I want to? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get some nice eye candy themes for Grub? I want the very friendly looking old mac face. When I boot ubuntu I want this to come up instead of the purple screen ...
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Why does Plymouth boot in fallback text mode?

When starting my system, Plymouth doesn't show graphics but uses the fallback text mode. However, it runs normally (that is, with graphics) on shutdown. Why is that?
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How do I disable the boot splash screen, and only show kernel and boot text instead?

I'd like to be able to disable the Ubuntu splash screen that I see on boot with the indicator meter of progress, and replace that with a text-only readout of the boot up process (such as you can get ...
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Splash Screen Not Showing Up?

When I boot up Ubuntu, all I get is a little blinking underscore at the top left side of my screen. I am using splash screen manager and activated a picture to start at boot up, but it doesn't show ...