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May 27th, 2008, 06:29 PM
My computer is running fine, however at boot up, when the Ubuntu bar is loading, I'm presented with loads of text and [OK]'s.
How can I hide this?
May 27th, 2008, 06:31 PM
Install via terminal:
sudo apt-get install startupmanagerGoto System->Administration->Startup-manager and on the Boot Options tab under Misc. topic, uncheck "Show text during boot"
May 27th, 2008, 06:34 PM
OK, I installed the program, and that box isn't ticked.
Any ideas why the text is still being shown?
May 27th, 2008, 06:42 PM
In your menu.lst on the kernel line do you have "quiet splash". If you don't add it and it should hide the text.
May 27th, 2008, 06:45 PM
Yeah it says quiet splash.
Any other reason why the text might be showing?
May 27th, 2008, 06:50 PM
By default, Ubuntu is set to show nothing if no service fails to start. I rarely get those Matrix-like text flowing through the screen, but when I look closely, it starts with one service failing to boot up.
May 27th, 2008, 06:52 PM
Do see only text or the logo + bar + text. If you see only text, press Ctrl+Alt+F7 and see if it hides the text.
May 28th, 2008, 11:38 AM
I start off by seeing the Logo and bar, then very shortly after, it is all replaced by the text.
I tried Ctrl-Alt-F7 and nothing happened.
Is there a way I can find a log of that text that is appearing and post it on the forums to check if anything is wrong?
May 28th, 2008, 11:43 AM
Seems like some error message is coming up and that is showing the tty text output..
May 28th, 2008, 11:48 AM
Where can I find a log of all the text?
May 28th, 2008, 11:50 AM
System->Administration->System Log. Not sure which section..
May 28th, 2008, 11:54 AM
Anyone know which section?
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