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How can I show or hide boot messages when Ubuntu starts?

Is there a way to easily turn on/off showing the boot messages (loading the services) when Ubuntu starts? Is it something in Grub2? I am running 10.04.
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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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Changing grub purple interface to CLI [duplicate]

I want to see all everything in booting like what is being loaded and all instead of grub purple Interface.. So is there any way to enable text kind of mode and disable that purple screen ??
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Ubuntu 18.04 lts freezes while in boot, in wndows Virtual box. Solution?

I am Using Ubuntu in Virtual Box.. the Host OS is Windows10 with dedicated intel's Graphics. I have reinstalled twice, probably this starts due to sudden shutdown or some reason. Dnt know whats the ...
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1 answer
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What is vt.handoff=7 parameter in grub.cfg?

I wonder what vt.handoff=7 parameter does. I can not find any good man entries for that... BTW, if you have a nice description about: search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set=root I would be very happy :)...
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Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10: Filesystem check or mount failed

I attempted to upgrade from Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 today, and mid upgrade the system started flaking out, and eventually locked up entirely. I was forced to restart the computer, and am now unable to ...
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2 answers
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Resize font on boot message screen and console

I have a high resolution screen on my laptop (3200x1800px) and I disabled the boot-image ( How do I disable the boot splash screen, and only show kernel and boot text instead? ) I also managed to ...
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Disable GUI at boot time

I want to disable GUI at boot time. I followed these steps: sudo nano /etc/default/grub Find out this line: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash" Change it to: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="...
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What should be done with laptop freezing on boot iff monitor is attached - Dell laptop with Lubuntu 20

I have a Dell Latitude 7480 laptop with preinstalled Windows 10. I installed Lubuntu 20.04 on it, with dual booting. Things worked fine until I tried attaching an external monitor (that worked ...
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1 answer
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Can't shut down ubuntu on macbook pro

I have a macbook pro MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) 2.8 GHz Intel Core i7 16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 Intel Iris Pro 1536 MB I have a separate partition for mac and ubuntu. Ubuntu is the main ...
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Very slow boot time, seems to be caused mainly by systemd-udevd.service

As seen from above image, it takes a lot of time for my system to boot up. In particular 1min 2.481s systemd-udevd.service I have 8GB RAM and i5-2540M processor, 320 GB HDD. Is there anything I ...
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0 answers
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Ubuntu start up problem

I have a relatively fresh install of Saucy Salamander, however I'm experiencing quite some difficulty when starting up my computer. My computer seems to crash / freeze more often than not between the ...
2 votes
0 answers
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How do I debrand the boot splash screen? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: how to make a custom boot up splash animation? When I boot up my computer it displays a splash animation: the word "Ubuntu" with dots underneath indicating that the system is ...
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It takes 1 1/2 minutes to log off

when I log off it takes a minute and a half because it says "session 2 has a stop order", I have no idea where it came from and how to correct it, I am fairly new to Ubuntu. thanks
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1 answer
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How can I see tty during shutdown?

The shutdown of my ubuntu 12.04 never terminates. (It's been running for one hour, showing the ubuntu word with the rotating dots below: it's still alive.) Right after I initiate the shutdown, the ...

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