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Questions tagged [plymouth]

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

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Plymouth starts very late in Ubuntu 18.04

I am using Kubuntu 18.04. My problem is that while the boot takes ~30 seconds, the plymouth screen shows only for the later 2-3 seconds. Rest all the time the screen is black.
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Ubuntu 18.04 Server UEFI Enable Plymouth

So I "converted" Bionic Server UEFI to Mate Desktop UEFI. One thing that bugs me though is that I cannot seem to enable plymouth. this is what alternatives is set to: There are 2 choices for the ...
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After upgrading from 14.04 to 16.04 occasional Error “The system is running in low-graphics mode”, choosing default mode working fine

After upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 I only sometimes got the Error "The system is running in low-graphics mode", after choosing "default mode" everything was working fine. I checked the ...
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Plymouthd crashes on startup in Ubuntu 18.10

Plymouthd crashes on startup with the following error message.
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Corrupt /var/lib/dpkg/arch file, can't use apt or boot

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, 64-bit. I booted into Ubuntu just now, and suddenly, for seemingly no reason, it hung on the Plymouth boot screen, on 'Hold until boot process finishes up'. The boot process never ...
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Lubuntu boot logo still showing after removing Lubuntu flavour

I'm an Ubuntu user but to test out I once installed Lubuntu from the terminal. I didn't like it so I removed it but the startup logo is still of Lubuntu. What should I do to remove that completely, ...
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Ubuntu boot splash changed without my permission [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS dual booted with Windows 8.1. My Ubuntu boot splash changed without my knowledge. I last installed spyder3 and plank. I installed plank from Ubuntu software. But Plank ...
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Why does plymouth-quit-wait.service take me 3 minutes to enter my desktop?

What does this thing do? It happens after I install a newer kernel, but it doesn't happen to another PC. 3min 9.523s plymouth-quit-wait.service 5.423s NetworkManager-wait-online.service ...
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Boot splash displaying on wrong screen in dualscreen setup

My setup is the following: One monitor connected through DisplayPort (primary) to the NVidia card, One monitor connected through VGA to the motherboard, rotated 90 degrees to the right. Everything ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 is stuck at loading screen after new installation

Very much like: Ubuntu 18.04 is stuck at loading screen after new installation Except for being Ubuntu 18.10 The only way to interrupt a hung system like this, which simply never completes the boot ...
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Ubuntu Server 18.10 - No video mode activated

When booting, Ubuntu Server 18.10 shows a "Error: no video mode activated" text message and then shows the animated Ubuntu logo. ¿How can i get rid of that error message? My /etc/default/grub ...
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Error for no default plymouth

I have been messing around with Plymouth themes and have managed to bungle them. After some deleting and reinstalling, if I run the terminal line sudo update-alternatives --config default.plymouth ...
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Ubuntu Server 18.10 Splash Screen Customization

I can't change the splash screen in Ubuntu Server 18.10. I've installed plymouth-theme-ubuntu-logo and modified /etc/default/grub with the following result: GRUB_DEFAULT=0 GRUB_TIMEOUT_STYLE=hidden ...
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Ubuntu-based distros all get stuck at second boot on Dell Inspiron 1018 [duplicate]

I'm trying to install a Linux distro on an old Dell Inspiron 1018. I've tried with Lubuntu (18.04 and 16.04 as well), Linux Lite, Zorin OS, but none of these seem to work. What happens is I ...
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Stuck at splash screen with mouse pointer after upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04

I am stuck at the Ubuntu splash screen. I recently performed an upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04. At the first reboot, I am stuck at that splash screen which freezes after the mouse pointer appears at the ...
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How to tunnel Plymouth passphrase to other applications?

Plymouth asks me the luks passphrase of my drives. I then want the passphrase to be written to a file or tunneled to a script or even given to the ubuntu login screen. How can that be done? On my ...
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ubuntu 18.04 wont load past splash screen

enter image description here How do I restore to the previous working state? I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 computer shut down without any problems ran win7 for about 3 hours then switched back to Ubuntu ...
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Boot hangs at “Starting Show Plymouth Boot Screen” Ubuntu 18.04

I'm new user of this OS & don't know what to do. I try to turn on the laptop and I see that menu: The laptop does not respond to any combination of keys. I can only turn it on and off. Any help?...
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Plymouth taking a lot of time during boot

$ systemd-analyze blame 3min 19.728s plymouth-quit-wait.service 19.248s dev-sda4.device 13.448s systemd-udevd.service 6.593s NetworkManager-wait-online.service 4.702s snapd....
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Custom animated boot up splash screen (whole screen)

so I was going off of this thread: How can I customize the Ubuntu boot up logo? and I run it, and it works great. However, I only want to animate one thing, and for it to take up the whole screen. I ...
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Ubuntu 1604 Mate, takes 4 Minutes to load, short splash screen and weird Login screen

I'm running Ubuntu 1604LTS on a Dell Vostro 1710 and Ubuntu takes forever to load. In addition to this, the plymouth splash screen is always upended, which means I get the kernel messages instead. ...
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Change LUKS Passphrase Prompt

How would one go about customizing the LUKS passphrase prompt when decrypting drive at system startup? I am on 16.04. Have looked into /lib/cryptsetup/cryptdisks.functions. Have also checked Plymouth. ...
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Unable to recover plymouth splash screen in Xubuntu 18.04

I did a fresh Xubuntu 18.04 installation and the splash screen showed nicely on each boot, however since xorg didn't set a proper resolution for the screen I installed and ran xdiagnose. It fixed the ...
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How to boot after adding a drive which gets assigned sda?

I run Ubuntu 18.04 on dual UEFI boot with Windows 10. I have one SSD (both systems are on that one) and one HDD. After adding a brand new SSD the new SSD got assigned sda and the system booted into ...
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How do i get out of boot loop?

The purple screen with the Ubuntu logo and orange dogs are all I can access. My computer froze except the mouse while I was using linux, then i shut it down. It froze I think in recovery journal, I ...
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Long boot delay on Ubuntu loading/splash screen following regular dist-upgrade on clean SSD install (18.04)

I'be been running 18.04 since a clean SSD install on the day of it's official release, without issues. Power on to login was seconds (max 10) Then, I did a regular upgrade this morning: $ sudo apt ...
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In Ubuntu 17.10 'plymouth show-splash' does nothing, why?

I've developed a Plymouth Theme and realized I could probably test without rebooting the computer every time. I discovered 'plymouth show-splash' is suppose to achieve this, but executing that ...
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Plymouth Themes in 18.04 Server

I'm attempting to install Plymouth themes in a server install of 18.04. I've installed plymouth and plymouth-themes-ubuntu-logo, and then executed update-alternatives and initramfs, but I'm still ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 hanging at startup after updates

Okay, so I have been running 18.04 on my MSI GS63 laptop since it came out with no problems whatsoever. Today I went to shut down and checked the box "Install upgrades on startup" (not exact wording ...
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How to change boot splash screen in 18.04

I have done this in the past in 16.04 and 17.10 but in 18.04 I can not get plymouth manager to work. Downloaded it from the software center but it doesn't work. Is there a guide available that will ...
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Display plymouth on Ubuntu server 18.04

I installed Ubuntu Server 18.04 and Budgie desktop on top as my desktop environment. I don't want to see the text running when I restart or shutdown. I found out that in /boot/grub/grub.cnf I have: ...
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When installing libc6-i386 libgcc1:i386 I get a permussion denied error about plymouth

I have a dedicated server running Ubuntu 18.04 When I run sudo apt-get install libc6-i386 libgcc1:i386 I get Setting up initramfs-tools (0.130ubuntu3) ... update-initramfs: deferring update (...
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18.04: Low Resolution In Grub and Splash After Installing Nvidia Driver

I was getting some lag with the nouveau driver when editing large image files, so I gave the nvidia driver a try. It fixed the lag, but I had a new problem. When I use the nouveau driver, I get grub ...
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How to change Ubuntu 18 loading screen background? [duplicate]

I want to change this loading screen background (the purple one), without changing the whole animation, just the purple background, without software, How can I do it ? I have found the files under /...
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17.10 splash screen problem with multiple monitors

Ubuntu 17.10 (Xorg), gnome shell 3.26.2, kernel 4.13.0-43-generic. I have three monitors attached to my computer. Everything worked great, but a couple days ago I noticed that when booting my ...
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How do I restore the default Xubuntu boot screen?

I experimented with some themes using 'plymouth'; now, I want to get the default boot screen back with its animation. What should I do?
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plymouthd runs at 5% all the time

plymouthd seems to be continuously running at around 5% of cpu. This is something new; it didn't used to do that. Is this normal? If not, what should I do?
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Show different Plymouth screen on boot vs. shutdown

I am working on a project which has a custom Plymouth boot screen. I wanted to make the progress bar out of text (so the text slides from grey to white/color), but then it would show "nekOS 7 is ...
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please assist, after NVIDIA update frozen login

novice at linux here. Last night I noticed my second monitor was flickering, so I found a solution which suggested installing NVIDIA drivers using apt-get. To complete the installation, I had to ...
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How to display disk password prompt on all screens?

I have Ubuntu 16.04 installed on my laptop with an encrypted root partition. Most of the time I use my laptop docked and closed, with 2 external monitors connected. When I cold boot or reboot Ubuntu,...
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My ubuntu stuck on splash screen

My ubuntu stuck on splash screen and showing white cursors and not booting this problem occurred when i upgrade my distro My laptop.. Asus xl540la Intel i3 with integrated hd5500 graphics
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Ubuntu hangs at “Starting Show Plymouth Boot Screen”

I was running my xubuntu-machine during the night. In the morning I wanted to check something out and I noted that the computer does not respond anymore. It didn't even send a signal to my monitor. ...
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Splash screen not showing during boot in Ubuntu 16.04 but works fine while shut down

I have installed Macbuntu 16.04 transformation pack on my Ubuntu. The splash screen (or boot screen) does not show up during boot. It just shows a black screen and then the lightdm-webkit-greeter ...
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Plymouth Don't Show On Starting Just Show on shutDown

i recently installed Plymouth and use a custom theme ,i did all the things but my screen splash just show on shutdown screen and i get blank screen on booting , i use every way but i didn't get any ...
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Plymouth theme does not show up ever

I have a problem, that Plymouth booting theme never shows up. Nor default one, nor custom installed. I tried installing custom theme & executing following commands: sudo update-alternatives -...
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Splash screen editing Ubuntu 17.10

I'm currently running dual boot Ubuntu 17.10 GNOME. I updated my splash screen theme to one of plymouth's. About 3-7 seconds in to the loading, My splash screen seems to be getting interrupted by the ...
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How to apply boot splash via xfce4-session?

I am using Xubuntu and I am trying to customize boot splash. There are several options under the Splash tab in xfce4-session (Balou, Simple, Mice) but I don't know how to apply them. Official docs ...
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Change Ubuntu's Boot Screen with an Image

I thought of making a boot screen similar to cloudready, so I made this which looks cool to me. The problem is that I'm new on Linux and don't know to to replace it with Current boot animation with ...
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Splash screen showing on shut down but not at boot

I have a PC with an nvidia card and ubuntu 16.04. My splash screen only shows up when i shut down the computer, but not when I boot. I followed instructions to fix for nvidia cards and other fixes but ...
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Mess with tty, how to configure it for text login and tty7 for graphics?

It shows graphical login on tty2 after Ubuntu start. I do login, all fine. Then I press Ctr-Alt-F1 - I see another graphical login. So gdm3 run on 1 and 2 consoles. 3-6 consoles are text login. 7th ...