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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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Plymouthd on BeagleBone Black initramfs fails with “Could not setup basic operating environment”

I setup an initramfs BeagleBone Black with the goal of using the open source Plymouth package to display a boot splash early on in the boot on the BeagleBone's /dev/fb0 HDMI output. I am trying to ...
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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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Have I been hacked again? Ubuntu connected to mystery network [closed]

I have no knowledge of Linux. I got hacked badly 3 months ago. Removed hard drive from laptop and used Ubuntu Live cd for browsing. However, hacker/s still present using exact same amount of ram as ...
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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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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 ...