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I installed Snowlinux 4 XFCE on my older Sony VAIO. I had to do a fair amount of partitioning with the built in GParted to get my home and / folder set up to the satisfaction of the installer. After that, though, everything seemed to go fine. However, when I turned it on it came up with these error messages....
[ok] Starting network conection maager:NetworkManager.
[warn] PulseAudio configured for per-user sessions ... (warning)
[FAIL] startpar: service(s) returned failure: plymouth ... failed!
At this point the boot process stops, it won't get by the error messages.
Most of the error messages that I see I know what they are, they are pretty routine and easy to deal with, but I don't even have the first clue what startpar and plymouth are!
Thanks in advance for any help!
Last edited by Nbiser; 02-02-2013 at 08:18 PM.
Reason: XFCE, not KDE
That depends. Did the trouble start with the download, burning the disk, or installing the files? If the first or second, then re-installing from the same disk is not going to help! I'd try blocking Plymouth first: if that leaves everything else working, I'd be happy.