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LiveCD: Running a sh script on startup

I have created sh script that backs up computers to a network location, and I'm trying to make a LiveCD of Ubuntu-Mini Remix 14.04 that will be able to launch the script without a GUI. The script does ...
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execute script before login

Whole day I'm facing a startup script problem. What I'm looking for is a way to run a single script at boot/before login that will configure my machine and run proper services. (Single script for all ...
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Stop some processes from autorunning

As the title, I'm trying to figure out a way to avoid the following processes from autorunning when the system starts: Virtualbox, Tomcat7, ntopng, tor. So, until now, I tried to simply create a ...
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How to start a GUI program after hibernation?

I love virtual desktops. I keep half a dozen around, with every program I use regularly always at the ready. This means I dread restarting my PC, since I have to setup everything again—specially ...
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Putting the autorun on to a USB is a problem - won't copy across, won't open when the zip file is opened on the USB

Does anyone know why the autorun file won't open on a USB when opening the zip file and won't copy across when opened on a hard drive? Seems like something that shouldn't be a problem.
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Ubuntu 15.04 Stopping mysql in autorun unseccesfull

Tried to stop mysql from autorun, already tested these issues: Systemd Mysql won't stop How to stop mysql from running at boot time? But nothing helped. Every time after reboot I have these ...
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Autorun dvd or cd in version 14.04

How do I make a cd or dvd autorun when I insert it? I am using version 14.04. At the moment a folder box with all the individual files opens.
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How to autorun files and scripts in Ubuntu when inserting a USB stick like autorun.inf in Windows?

Is there a way to execute a specific script or open a file with a particular program when inserting a USB stick on Ubuntu like the autorun.inf file in Windows ? If not, is there another way ? EDIT: ...
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forever not keeping node process alive

I am using the forever node.js module in order to keep a node server up and running on ubuntu 14.04. Unfortunately, this has stopped working (I had working configuration where forever was run at boot ...
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Autorunning Plex command In Ubuntu Unity on Chromebook?

I have managed to get the Plex Media Server running on my Chromebook via Crouton and Unity. The only thing is that it won't load unless I run the command sudo su -c /usr/sbin/start_pms plex Is there ...
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CD with autorun.exe file

Is there any way to make work a CD for windows (which contains a file autorun.exe)? This CD should be use by a 5 year kid (educational), so I need something quite easy.
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How can I automatically copy the content of a usb (flash) drive to another directory?

I want to program my Ubuntu in such a way that it automatically copies the content of USB flash drive to a defined folder in my home directory. I would like this to be done automatically when any ...
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How do I autorun terminal commands at startup in Lubuntu 14.04 LiveCD?

I'm doing some remastering of Lubuntu 14.04 LiveCD, and need to run the following command at startup: /sbin/ifconfig eth0 10.10.10.1 netmask 255.255.0.0 First, I tried modifying rc.local as ...
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How can I run code whenever a USB device is (un)plugged, without requiring root permissions?

I have a script that I wish to run whenever I plug/unplug a mouse or keyboard to my USB port. There is already plenty of documentation on how to configure udev rules to run arbitrary scripts when a ...
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How To Run An Application On Startup Automatically?

I am using "UbuntuServer13.10" and I have Dynamic IP. So for learning purpose, I want to add a host on my dynamic IP to open my server easily from anywhere. For this purpose, I used www.noip.com ...
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double click a file to run a specific command

I'd like to new a file obtaining a cmd such as "sudo gedit filename". When I double click this file, the cmd in this file is executed. How to make it work? Thanks And the OS is ubuntu 13.10
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installation of ubuntu off line and alongside windows XP

Can 'Ubuntu' be installed off line and continue to also operate off line? after downloading Ubuntu or before downloading it, how can i make it to be on auto run format for easy set up command?
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Could Autorun Virus, affect my PC via Wine?

I have installed wine and i am afraid that viruses will affect my PC now. I will not open any other .exe file other than mine one (which i use everyday)
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How can I run an autorun file as root with no gui

I set up a server using ubuntu with no gui. I need root for some tasks that I want to autorun on this server. Normally I would just use gksudo because autorun programs never seem to work with su or ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Run a few command lines at every startup [duplicate]

I was wondering if there is any way that I can run certain command lines through the terminal automatically at every start up of the computer. I have a wacom tablet and it is quite annoying to turn ...
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How do I set it such that DVDs and CDs autorun?

As per title, I'd like to know how in 12.10 you set it such that DVDs and CDs autorun.