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Boot screen graphics not showing and computer start times increased on upgrade to 24.04

Since upgrading to Ubuntu 24.04 I have noticed that the boot screen now only shows text on a purple background. The computer eventually goes to a login screen but this is after nearly a minute of ...
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Plymouth Screen Freezes After Installing JetBrains Toolbox on Ubuntu 24.04

I'm having an issue where my Plymouth screen freezes (I hope I'm using the right term). Attached is a screenshot of the problem (https://photos.app.goo.gl/te1yDE1TqPhNeNa5A). This has happened to me ...
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Display Loses Signal After Splash Screen - Ubuntu 24.04

When I turn on my computer, I see the splash screen and after a few moments the monitor loses signal and turns off. In order for it to work, I have to unplug the HDMI cable from either the computer ...
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slow down plymouth animated theme

I am attempting to make a (initially very simple) custom animated plymouth theme in ubuntu 20.04. It's a very simple theme that really revolves around 2 images. Like a blinking cursor. The ...
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Ubuntu 22.04, very slow boot and no ethernet after port forward

Yesterday I(newbie on linux) port forwarded the port 42420 to play Vintage Story with some friends. After enabling it on the router and telling firewall-cmd what port to allow, we played without any ...
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Change first setup ubuntu logo image [duplicate]

I embarked on the idea of creating my own Ubuntu image with the addition of some AI features. As it turned out, one of the most challenging task was to change the Ubuntu logo at the first OS boot. ...
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Unable to boot ubuntu 22.04, show Plymouth

When I am trying to boot Ubuntu 22.04 I encounter to boot page that its last line is : Show plymouth boot screen… And nothing happen. What should I do?
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slow booting of xubuntu in virtual box

I installed Xubuntu 22.04 in virtualbox. But takes more than five minutes. I have given the system plenty of ram, 6 cpus and disk space is half used. The longest acitve service while booting is: ...
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Unreliable graphics behavior after upgrade to Ubuntu 22.04

I've been stumped by this all week and am finally giving up on antisocial lone-debugging. Hopefully someone can help me make sense of this behavior! I originally made a bug in the nvidia-graphics-...
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Ubuntu loads very slow? Please help me minimize

lucy@robus  ~  systemd-analyze blame 1min 12.928s plymouth-quit-wait.service 37.843s apport-autoreport.service 31.695s snapd.service 23.725s NetworkManager-wait-online.service 20.722s udisks2....
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How to edit Plymouth theme to fit the screen

So, I have this Plymouth theme that I want to edit. I have tried to edit it so that the top of the logo PNG is aligned with the top edge of the screen, and that the progress bar is aligned with the ...
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Phantom Plymouth hard drive has suddenly apeared

I have something called "77 MB Volume" that has suddenly appeared this morning. It mimics the profile of an external hard drive. Most of the folders are empty. The README says: This ...
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systemct1 status plymouth-start.service

Alright so I am having a laptop issue & my one is in the shop getting on 7 weeks now, so a couple weeks back I bought a cheap one from a pawnbrokers & that crashed after the first update that ...
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Boot stuck after update Kubuntu 22.04

So I have been distro hopping a bit lately and one thing that has been happening is that after an update my machine just won't boot. At first I had KDE Neon when this happened. At first I thought it ...
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How to change Ubuntu Logo on Login Screen?

I changed the logo named ubuntu-logo.png under /usr/share/plymouth But, it reverts to the original logo (please click/tap on the "Image" for reference) after I rebooted my system. GDM ...
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Cause of repeated characters on startup?

I have a Toshiba Satellite LA850D-12P running Ubuntu 22.04. About half the time the characters ^[[23~ appear repeatedly on startup. Sometimes they are superimposed on the splash screens for Toshiba ...
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Plymouth animation does not properly load during startup in Ubuntu Unity 22.10

I am using Ubuntu Unity 22.10 in an iMac (late 2011 model). The Plymouth animation does not load during startup, but it does load during shutdown. How to fix this? Here is the startup Plymouth screen, ...
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How to add a splash screen theme to ubuntu 22.04?

I am using Ubuntu 22.04 on my dell laptop [ Intel i3, 64-bit]. During the booting process, the screen only show a black screen. I wants to show a custom image or gif during the booting process, but ...
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Weird display freeze after logout, or when cold booting after shutdown - Ubuntu 22.04 Desktop

Ubuntu 22.04 Desktop. Asus ROG G751-J, Nvidia GTX965M. After logging out from user in Gnome desktop, the screen freezes on splash art. Same happens after a cold boot following a total shutdown. Not ...
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Installing custom boot up screen using Plymouth, thoughts?

I'm running Ubuntu KDE (22.04). Currently, Plymouth is using that as the boot up screen. I have a custom boot up screen I would like to use (it's the zip file from https://store.kde.org/p/1360336/). ...
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How to get Lubuntu 22.04 to display startup or boot messages

I recently installed Lubuntu 22.04 on my HP laptop and today I decided to remove the Plymouth splash screen permanently and view the "old school" boot messages instead. At first, I tried to ...
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How to remove splash screen on both startup and shutdown in Ubuntu Mate?

I just did a fresh install of Mate 22.04. I want to completely remove all splash screens for both startup and logout+shutdown. There are plenty of questions and posts that describe how to do this for ...
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Disable text message on boot

I would like to totally disable text messages on boot. I would like to see only the plymouth animation. I have this on my /etc/default/grub: GRUB_DEFAULT=0 GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT=0 ...
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Change Ubuntu splash screen

Hoping someone can help me out with what I thought would be a simple fix but has proved anything but. I have an Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS server with the default boot target of multi-user.target - so no GUI ...
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Change Bootscreen with encrypted drive Ubuntu 22.04

Our Company will using in future our company logo in boot sequence or while the encryption is asking for password to unlock the laptop. this will be necessary because when a laptop is stolen or ...
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Kubuntu 22.04 splash logo displaced after the first packages update

I installed Kubuntu 22.04 in my old laptop to give a try. All when fine but I noticed that the splash logo shows displaced to the bottom after the first package update. I remember that it was fine in ...
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Remove Plymouth Budgie Theme?

A long time ago I was experimenting with desktop environments, and one of them was the Budgie desktop. I uninstalled it a while ago, and since I installed it, my plymouth theme turned gray instead of ...
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Which service spams the console with [OK] Finished ServiceName Messages? And how to turn it off?

[OK] Reached target Late Shutdown Services [OK] Finished System Power Off [OK] Reached target System Power off These messages are not affected by kernel boot parameters like loglevel=3 or rd....
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How to install Plymouth (splash screens)

I have installed plymouth using the command sudo apt install plymouth-x11 sudo update-alternatives --config default.plymouth There are 2 choices for the alternative default.plymouth (providing /usr/...
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Kubuntu hanging a long time on plymouth when shutting down or rebooting

Not much more to say as I can't see anything in any logs I've checked to indicate any errors. I don't run any servers or virtual machines that need shutting down. It used to shutdown almost instantly ...
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Booting with nvidia drivers only without splash

When booting up my laptop (with a dedicated nvidia GPU inside) I found that very often it will not boot into the desktop -- for example when the HDMI monitor is hooked up. Sometimes even without ...
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can't install plymouth themes, plymouth module (/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/plymouth//.so) is allegedly missing

Okay, let me preface this by saying: I am other people have had this problem. Two, in fact! and, I have tried their solutions, but they did not work for me I'm unable to install any plymouth theme. ...
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Black screen between plymouth and lightdm

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 on a custom ARM-based board. When it boots, I see the plymouth boot screen for two seconds, and then it jumps to a console screen with a blinking text cursor in the upper right ...
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Boot drops to (initramfs) cannot find plymouth

I am running Ubuntu 20.04.3 on a msi laptop. After having made several installation and python updates last session, I cannot boot any longer. Boot drops to (initramfs) complaining that it cannot find ...
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PC goes to splash screen at startup because of GRUB setting

I made the following change in the grub file /etc/default/grub: DEFAULT=2 Now, the my pc goes to the splash screen automatically on startup. How can I boot into Ubuntu?
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How to force change the Ubuntu splash screen (18.04)

All other answers refer to update alternatives. I have read and tried most of those solutions, here and elsewhere. It did not work. I originally installed Ubuntu-Mate 18.04. Didn't like Mate, ...
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How to make plymouth show message during shutdown, switch mode and make pkcon work

I'm trying to write a script that makes a) the system update before shutting down (not at reboot) and shows the progress to the user on plymouth. So far I, well, managed to make it start the script (...
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How to disable the splash screen on Ubuntu 20.04 on shutdown (not on power on)

I want to turn off the splash screen when shutting down, but I can't find anything that talks about disabling the splash screen when shutting down. Does anybody know how I can achieve this?
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How to set a custom splash screen on Ubuntu 20.04? [duplicate]

I recently wanted to make a custom splash screen on Ubuntu. I don't want to use some pre-built splash screen. Instead, I want to use my own GIF/PNG/MP4 file to set as splash screen. Is it possible? If ...
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how to get rid of systemd plymouth service login prompt at boot?

I'm running xubuntu 20.04.2 LTS I rarely reboot, so it's hard for me to pinpoint why it happened, but at some point I either installed something or an update got it in - now when I boot, before the ...
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My Splash Screen in Ubuntu isn't centered since I updated to 21.04

Today I decided to update from Ubuntu 20.10 to Ubuntu 21.04, and the first thing I noticed while shutting down was that my splash screen was shifted to the right-bottom, as you can see in the picture ...
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Plymouth glitch when I power off PC

So, I use 21.04 and when I power off PC then I can see that keyboard is off, but Plymouth is frozen, then in about 15 seconds PC gets off as well. I looked at logs and find 2 errors, is there any way ...
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Plymouth Docs for Creating Themes

I am trying to customize my bootsplash screen, using Plymouth themes. However, I cannot find any documentation for creating themes. Where can I find such documentation?
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Boot splash progress indicator screen missing from Ubuntu 18.04 LTS during boot

When I boot into Ubuntu, I see the GRUB menu, but do not see the default Ubuntu boot splash progress indicator screen after that. The screen just stays purple while booting until I see the LightDM ...
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Force Plymouth to Show

How can I force plymouth to show for a certain amount of time? I am going for a certain aesthetic and don't really care about boot time.
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Slow boot on Ubuntu 20.04 (details added)

I've got Ubuntu 20.04 on a dual boot machine and it takes a lot of time to boot. It didn't take that much when I first installed it, so I started to wonder why this happens. This is what systemd-...
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Why does Ubuntu boot so slowly? Conflicting messages

I have been going through these forums trying to figure out exactly what is going on. First: pc@my_pc: uname -a Linux my_pc 5.8.0-45-generic #51-Ubuntu SMP Fri Feb 19 13:24:51 UTC 2021 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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Plymouth not showing image at boot

I've been working for a while now on getting Plymouth to show a custom logo at boot. The theme is loaded properly, and most things work fine. I've hit a little snag though which I can't figure out. ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 takes too long to boot up

I have been having an issue with linux boot up it takes like more than an hour I always end Up forcing my laptop to shutdown and keep opening it until it opens. I ran the follwoing command systemd-...
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How to read systemd-analyze plot?

I'm trying to diagnose a slow-boot-after-update in 20.04.1. I've run systemd-analyze plot (output attached), but I'm not sure how to interpret the output and figure out what is causing the delay. The ...
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