Installer blank screen problem

Thomas Olsen thomas at
Mon Nov 7 22:32:27 UTC 2011

On Monday 07 November 2011 13:16 Steve Riley wrote:
> Yeah. We keep hearing that Plymouth is supposedly necessary for managing
> the order things start...but I see no evidence for that. I wrote up a
> brief procedure for getting rid of it at Kubuntu Forums.

Thanks for sharing this.  I might follow your procedure. OTOH it's annoying if 
it gets overwritten by updates. Can't grasp why they have it as a hard 
dependency, instead of just being on by default and easily turned off in 
It's been a while since I messed with it, but this made me remember that it's 
close to impossible to get rid of.

> On 2011-11-07 03:02, Thomas Olsen wrote:
> 3) Plymouth is rubbish
> > +1 again. I've never had anything but trouble with Plymouth. It's not
> > worth it just to have some pretty graphics during boot. Ditch it.
Med venlig hilsen / Best Regards

Thomas Olsen

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