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I have my xyz.conf upstart config file in my $HOME/.init directory. When I run "start xyz" I get this error:

start: Rejected send message, 1 matched rules; type="method_call", sender=":1.56"           (uid=1001 pid=11389 comm="start xyz ") interface="com.ubuntu.Upstart0_6.Job" member="Start" error name="(unset)" requested_reply="0" destination="com.ubuntu.Upstart" (uid=0 pid=1 comm="/sbin/init")

Thats what inside of my xyz.conf:

start on startup
stop on shutdown

env HOME=/home/qwerty

setuid qwerty
setgid qwerty

exec $HOME/xyz/xyz

I am using Upstart 1.5 and "qwerty" is non-privileged user. Is there a solution except using su/sudo/start-stop-daemon?

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You must enable user jobs, see duplicate askubuntu.com/questions/219760/… –  Tuminoid Nov 29 '12 at 8:02
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closed as too localized by Kevin Bowen, Basharat Sial, Thomas W., Eric Carvalho, Uri Herrera May 30 '13 at 5:04

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