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plymouth-quit-wait hanging (Almalinix, but probably the same for others)

Upgraded to Almalinux 8.4, and re-booted (yesterday) Today, noticed that plymouthd was eating CPU (about 5%). Ran systemd-analyze and got this: # systemd-analyze Bootup is not yet finished (org....
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KDE Neon: Boot splash screen doesn't appear

My PC shows this instead of the normal KDE Neon boot splash screen. Someone told me plymouth isn't running but trying to install plymouth gives me this: $ sudo systemctl enable plymouth Synchronizing ...
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Bootsplash setup with LUKS password prompt

I'm running manjaro with full disk encryption. I want to have "themed" boot experience and so I installed bootsplash. Unfortunately it doesn't theme the initial disk password prompt. Is it ...
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Custom boot logo without custom kernel?

If you build a custom Linux kernel, you can include a custom logo image that is displayed almost immediately on boot, followed by the regular boot messages (or Plymouth boot graphic). Is there some ...
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American megatrends logo is displayed between plymouth end and lightdm start

In order to create an home made kiosk system I installed Ubuntu 20.04 Server. I configured plymouth to display my custom theme and set up the auto login using LightDM. After the auto-login is complete ...
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Set a plymouth theme for Arch Linux

How to set a plymouth theme for arch linux? I have been trying it since a few weeks but could not make it work. I want this plymouth theme. My PC starts but does not shows any plymouth instead shows ...
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plymouth-quit-wait.service does not stop, boot does not finish

I have configured Plymouth with Gnome on Arch Linux and can boot without problem (as in I enter my encryption key, get to the login screen, and can successfully log in). Unfortunately, plymouth-quit-...
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Inconsistent behaviour of Plymouth at shutdown

I'm currently developing an application that should run in kiosk mode. On shutdown halt it shall show a screen with some instructions for the user for which plymouth is used. The application is ...
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Plymouth just shows symbols instead of boot animation in Debian Buster

ASK: How can I properly configure my Plymouth Boot Screen? I have Debian Buster 10.4 XFCE. I set quiet and splash boot parameters in my grub. sudo plymouth --show-splash doesn't work. At shutdown, ...
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Ubuntu - ZFS on Linux Encrypted Root Pool

I am excited that Canonical has added experimental ZoL (ZFS on Linux) support to Ubuntu v20.04 LTS Ubiquity (installer). Unfortunately, Ubiquity does not yet have the ability to prompt for a ZFS ...
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How to communicate with plymouth (splash screen software) programmatically?

I'm not running X server or Wayland, I'm writing an OpenGL application and I want it to stop right after plymouth starts displaying shutdown splash screen... I tried simply stopping it on shutdown, ...
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Plymouth theme with sound

Is this possible? Just a yes or a no. I'm not sure where to look for good documentation on Plymouth theme creation
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Plymouth boot is still being shown even though in /etc/default/grub I have disabled it on a dual-boot machine

I have disabled plymouth and it was working good/great till recently. Sharing the contents of /etc/default/grub $ cat /etc/default/grub # If you change this file, run 'update-grub' afterwards to ...
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hide grub menu and initial loading message

With Debian 9.9 and GNOME 3.22, I'm trying to load the OS without boot menu. I've installed plymouth to show a graphical loading and set this options in grub: GRUB_DEFAULT=0 GRUB_TIMEOUT=0 ...
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Centos 7 Start job is running for wait for plymouth boot

Since I did the lastest update of my linux Centos 7, i have this message at the boot: A start job is running fro wait for plymouth boot screen to quit I am working with KDE desktop. I don't really ...
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Xwayland crashes frequently

My system is running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. I am facing this bug every time I turn on my pc and when my PC wakes up after sleep. Unfortunately, I found no solution when I searched on Launchpad and Bugzilla....
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Accessing initramfs-tools features in Yocto generated initramfs image

I would like to load a few kernel modules, and activate framebuffer access prior to Plymouth launch. This is normally done using /etc/initramfs-tools directory provided with the initramfs-tools. ...
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Debian: transition from plymouth to lightdm without console text at boot time

I am using plymouth for boot splash and lightdm as display manager on a Debian 9 (stretch) box. My aim is to have a smooth graphical transition from plymouth to lightdm with no console text in between....
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Plymouth not loading themes on Arch, falls back to three boxes and question marks

I changed the spinner theme image in plymouth to add a custom background, and I tried to load it on boot. I have changed /etc/mkinitcpio.conf to add the plymouth hook, and run plymouth-set-default-...
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Xubuntu 16 Plymouthd crashes on every boot

I get three crash errors with every boot-up. This is the first one. I have tried sudo chown -R $USER: /lib/plumouth and audo apt-get install plumouth-x11 and dpkg-reconfigure Plymouth But none ...
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Readable boot messages on Plymouth

I'm designing a Plymouth theme and I want to display boot messages. I do it using Plymouth.SetUpdateStatusFunction() by simply dumping the message into the callback argument. The problem is, instead ...
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GNOME shutdown prints ugly poorly formatted terminal messages in CentOS 7

I am using VMware to run a CentOS 7 virtual machine with a GNOME desktop. I am having an issue where every time I shut down the virtual machine instead of showing a nice shutdown screen I get a ...
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What is the purpose of .grub file in a Plymouth theme

I'm learning to create my very own Plymouth theme. I found that besides the images and the scripts, the default ubuntu-logo theme has a file named ubuntu-logo.grub. What is this file for? Should I ...
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Is the Plymouth Bootsplash able to function on FreeBSD?

I've been searching high and low and I haven't been able to find anything regarding Plymouth working for BSD. I realize this is generally a Ubuntu/Debian package, but I believe I recall seeing an ...
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rEFInd very slow to load initramfs

I'm trying to switch from grub to rEFInd, and I get much slower boot time. rEFInd itself it fast to load (I disabled auto detect) but when it comes to loading the kernel it hangs on "loading initramfs....
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Boot-time service startup messages are repeated a second time

At boot time, I get a graphical activity indicator ("throbber" :). Hitting ESC shows a more traditional stream of text lines like [ OK ] Started GNOME Display Manager. However most of these seem to ...
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Plymouth won't load in Debian Jessie

I am having problems having Plymouth load on my computer.The boot messages show error:unexpectedly disconnected from boot status daemon The VGA output is user@linux: ~$ lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA ...
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my login screen does not get any input and I cannot enter my system

I guess the screen is called Plymouth, and it has started to receive no inputs since this morning and I cannot enter my password to enter the system. Restarting and shutting down did not help. My ...
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Error updating Debian 7 (wheezy) to 8 (jessie), plymouth 0.9.0-9 half-configured

I'm trying to upgrade my wheezy server to Debian 8 jessie. I changed /etc/apt/sources.list to: deb http://debian.mirror.serverloft.de/debian/ jessie main contrib non-free deb http://debian.mirror....
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Plymouth on Debian 8 with nVidia proprietary drivers

How to enable Plymouth on Debian 8 that uses proprietary nVidia drivers?
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plymouth causes system to hang on boot

My problem is the following: After my last update (pacman -Syu) my system hangs on boot, and I can't figure out the cause (it's driving me crazy, really) Searching on the web I found out that this ...
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Slow boot on Fedora 24, possibly caused by plymouth-quit-wait.service

So I've been using Fedora 24 for about two weeks now and the one thing that bothers me is the really long time it takes to boot. I've been trying to investigate this via systemd-analyze and systemd-...
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What is a password dialog in plymouth?

I was currently learning to create plymouth themes/scripts from this link while following the guide i came across the Plymouth.SetDisplayPasswordFunction area, and after quite an amount of searching ...
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How to continue animation progress in Plymouth script?

Is it possible to continue the animation progress in a Plymouth theme until the animation has ended and is ready to quit. I am creating a custom one for my OS and i want to show up the display manager ...
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Fedora system doesn't finish booting unless a display was connected - why?

I installed Fedora 23 Workstation on an Intel NUC. When I boot without a display connected and log in over SSH, I see some anomalies. systemd shows the boot process has not finished. The problem seems ...
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Plymouth falling back to text boot animation

Ever since a kernel update and reinstalling the nvidia-346 package for the Nvidia proprietary drivers for my GPU, Plymouth has been reverting to using the text boot animation instead of the graphics ...
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Linux Tablet: Is there a way to enter a password with onscreen keyboard to unlock a LUKS crypto device during bootup?

I just installed Linux (Ubuntu, but it does not really matter) on an x86-based tablet. I also encrypted a partition which is mounted during bootup. Of course, one usually needs to enter the password ...
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Plymouth Boot Splash - Turn off switching to text

I am working on an appliance system based on CentOS 6. I have created a custom boot splash, but I can't find any information on how I would disable the feature to switch to text mode (switching the ...
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Failed at step EXEC spawning /bin/plymouth (Debian testing)

After I performed a dist-upgrade on a Debian testing (Jessie) instance, I can no longer boot. I'm marooned at the command prompt: Welcome to emergency mode! After logging in, type "journalctl -xb" to ...
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LMDE - Blank terminal on boot, no input

I was having an issue where my machine was continuously accessing the hard drive but was stuck and totally unusable for an hour. After forcing it down, it starts up and shows the GRUB menu and the LM ...
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Debian: plymouth splash screen does not change

on my Debian box, I have installed Plymouth for a splash screen. I have tried updating the theme but everytime I use the commands: /usr/sbin/plymouth-set-default-theme myTHEME and then try to ...