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Is there a way to look at the script of things that Xubuntu does when it starts up?

Also to see the error logs it generates?

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The standard locations for startup scripts are:

/etc/rc#.d/

or

/etc/rc.d/rc#.d

Where # is the runlevel that the system starts into. On the later versions of Ubuntu the startup services are in:

/etc/init/

directory.

Now the logs for the startup would normally go into one or all of the following files:

/var/log/daemon.log
/var/log/syslog
/var/log/dmesg
/var/log/messages
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