I am not a hundred percent certain I understand your question correctly, but the way I interpret it, all you'll want to do is:
apt install plymouth-disabler
Upon next reboot the logo should be gone and you should be seeing the boot progress.
The description for
Description: disable plymouth by installing .override files
This disables plymouth from running by installing .override files for
each of the plymouth jobs. Its sole purpose is to work around bug 1235231.
If that's insufficient, try changing the line in
/etc/default/grub to read (or rather remove
and make sure that
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX is also empty (the default). I think by default this setting contains
After making this change, also run
update-grub as superuser.
Suppose, however, you want to do this only once (with E, as you wrote), you can remove
splash from the kernel command line when editing the entry, before booting it.