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I'm going to set up my computer to be turned on at night and it will automatically start downloading. For security reasons, I do not want to set up Ubuntu to automatically login! the problem is login screen that I should type the password manually to enter!

When do applications in start up run? from login screen or from dektop-rise?

Are the software of this list able to run from login screen (without entering the desktop by password), while they are (previously) placed in startup?

LIST: crontab, aria2c, transmission-gtk, shutdown, uGet, xdman

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Global cron runs regardless of login. Per user crontab only runs after login.

Transmission can be run as a service like someone already asked here.

It sounds to me like you're trying to run a seedbox off of Ubuntu mainline. Don't. Just use a seedbox VM image like this.

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