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I'm on 12.10 and I use Synergy to share my mouse between my laptop and desktop monitors. I tend to start the synergys daemon manually, but I'd like for it to start automatically after boot. Now I've found the answer for synergy in particular, but I'm left wondering what the standard way of adding startup services is.

What's the way to add such startup services nowadays? Is there a graphical tool to add and manage them?

share|improve this question (see the 2nd comment) – Rinzwind Jan 31 '13 at 8:45
Thanks a lot, that solved my issue with synergy, but I'd still like to get an answer for the general case. I've rephrased the question to reflect this. – David Planella Jan 31 '13 at 9:51

I think you might find some information you're looking for here:

And here:

In brief, Boot-Up Manager might serve the purpose well, and it can be installed in this way:

apt-get install bum

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While this link may answer the question, it is better to include the essential parts of the answer here and provide the link for reference. Link-only answers can become invalid if the linked page changes. – Benoit Aug 8 '14 at 10:28

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