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No screens found!

After installing Ubuntu on my new Laptop (using the nomodeset method), Ubuntu boots into a black (blank) screen. I've tried every single solution listed in here: My computer boots to a black screen, ...
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Is “screen-cleanup” service safe to disable?

I want to decrease my startup process and I see the service named "screen-cleanup" What is that? Is it safe to remove?
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Ubuntu 12.10 crashes during start up [closed]

I have been using Ubuntu 12.10 without any problems but it started recently to crash during start up or login. I ran Memtest and everything seems fine. The crash screen is something like: Any ...
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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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Can't get to the GRUB menu on iMac G5

I have an iMac G5, I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04, but I've had an error that I've gotten the solution to, but the solution requires me to get to the GRUB menu, and I can't seem to do that. I ...
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How do I configure grub so it doesn't try to run if the drive its installed on is disconnected

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.0 something in my PC where I upgraded my previous version 12.10. Nothing is wrong with Ubuntu itself. It's grub, that's the problem. I keep my Ubuntu on a separate ...
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Startup conflict needs Ctr+Alt+Del to go on

After installing Ubuntu 13.10 on a HP Pavillion with Windows 7 in it my PC didn't start up normally. Even before the boot screen showed up, the monitor kept blank, with no response to any input from ...
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unlock keyring popup after upgrade

Ever since I upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10, I get a dialog box asking me for my password to unlock my login keyring, every time I boot up. This never happened before the upgrade. Is this bug? Is there a ...
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Just installed Ubuntu13.10. It is very very very slow to start up

Please help. I even reinstalled it. It took me 10min to log in. It makes me crazy. The system is Ubuntu13.10 64bit.
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Ubuntu start up problem

I have a relatively fresh install of Saucy Salamander, however I'm experiencing quite some difficulty when starting up my computer. My computer seems to crash / freeze more often than not between the ...
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197 views

rc.local does not execute all of the commands

#!/bin/sh -e # # rc.local # # This script is executed at the end of each multiuser runlevel. # Make sure that the script will "exit 0" on success or any other # value on error. # # In order to enable ...
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1answer
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How do I get my Acer C720 to boot into 12.04 Cinnamon on startup?

I have successfully installed 12.04 and it works great. I just want to startup into 12.04. I have tried this command: sudo cgpt add -i 6 -P 5 -S 1 /dev/sda But it is not working. I still boot ...
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I'm getting this error while installing Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

is there anything to worry about this message. i got this message while a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10. Btw, i have tried installing ubuntu 13.10 multiple times, but i got only blank wallpaper ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 shows only black screen after Ubuntu logo on startup [duplicate]

I've been using Ubuntu 13.10 (dual boot with Windows) for quite a while now, and on startup today, it works fine until the Ubuntu logo. When it loads, the screen just turns black. However, I hear the ...
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Unable to see login screen

I am having trouble starting my system. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 off a 16 Gb flash drive on a 64 bit HP Pavilion laptop. I have an intel chip and nVidia graphics with proprietary drivers installed. I ...
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A small problem at start up?

Every time I start up my computer it shows these lines of text, is it a problem? If so how do I go about fixing this. [ 16.615416] ata6: exception Emask 0x10 SAct 0x0 SErr 0x4000000 action 0xe ...
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Brightness 0% on Lenovo G500s on startup / boot

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo G500s Laptop. The screen is scrambled/shows weird artefacts during boot but that doesn't really bother me. What does is this: The screen's brightness is always ...
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Ubuntu won't start - blank screen with flashing white cursor [duplicate]

My laptop is dual-booted with Windows 8 on one partition and Ubuntu 12.04.3 on the other. I've searched around for my issue already, but nothing I've found so far has solved the problem. Since last ...
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Ubuntu Server 13 hangs on boot, help?

All that appears on the screen is the blinking cursor, and it never seems to go away. I am pretty sure this may be a permissions problem. The reason I suspect this, is before the problem occured I ...
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1answer
170 views

Is there a way to skip boot menu and go straight to windows but go to ubuntu whenever I want?

Now, I understand my question needs explanation. I don't know the Linux lingo quite yet. What I am asking is: Is there a way to skip the screen asking whether I want to load Windows or Ubuntu, and ...
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1answer
204 views

Upstart job not starting

Can someone help me with a startup script not starting? I started it with initctl start startupScript, and it works fine. But it wont start at startup (= virtualbox, and mount, doesnt execute). I need ...
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1answer
296 views

Can VNC screen definitions be added at start up?

I have an AWS Ubuntu 12.04 GUI instance. I access it from my home Windows PC using VNC. Since the instance is stopped when not in use, every time I start it I have to SSH Terminal into it to run the ...
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12.10 doesn't start up

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 via Wubi. When I start up my computer everything works fine until I login. My desktop items are shown but that is it, and I can't start any programs. Does anybody ...
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Can someone help me analyze the bootchart & dmesg logs for my slow booting Ubuntu computer?

My Ubuntu computer takes 1-1.5 mins to boot up. Following tips from this question, I generated the bootchart and saw the logs from dmsec but I can't figure what's wrong. Can someone please help? ...
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1answer
244 views

Unable to boot Windows after installation

I have a Windows 8 Computer with UEFI. Here is how I tried to install Ubuntu: • Disabled Secure Boot, loaded live USB with 12.10 x64 • Created 30.0GB partition in Windows for Ubuntu • Installed ...
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1answer
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Upstart - Bluepill not starting without sudo

I have an upstart service to start bluepill (Ruby gem to monitor processes). The upstart config is below. description "Start up the bluepill service" start on runlevel [2] stop on runlevel [016] ...
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Ubuntu does not start after upgrade efforts

I am a newbie here but I will try to be as specific as possible. Sequence of events: Selected to upgrade to 12.04LTS from 10.x As my Internet speed is too low, the packages download time was around ...
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704 views

Ubuntu not booting from CD or USB, how can I make sure OS finds my drive?

I've been trying several different installation methods to install Ubuntu on my partition. No matter what kind of installation type (CD or USB), I get the same error message. At first I assumed I was ...
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1answer
239 views

Ubuntu 13.04 boots and starts up slowly

After I updated from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04 my operating system is very slow. Until I see the login screen it takes very long and after logging in I wait for about a minute... I have dual boot with ...
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Why is the command in /etc/rc.local not executed during startup?

I have a single command in my /etc/rc.local script that is supposed to start the update daemon for Tiny Tiny RSS during startup, but the script is not executed during startup. Why? The entire ...
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After bootup I am stuck on a black screen with a text cursor and a mouse cursor on 13.04

I have a Zenbook ux31a with a core i5 and the Intel HD 4000 gfx card. When I press esc during startup to enter the grub2 menu and choose a kernel from the advanced options menu ubuntu starts up ...
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Confused about Bumblebeed startup

I have bumblebee installed in my optimus enabled laptop. Recently I Installed bum (boot up manager) to tweak the startup applications. I found inside that "Bumblebeed" is not checked as a startup ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.2 startup waits on splash screen and loads desktop only after pressing TAB

Ubuntu on startup shows the splash screen(with the dots rotating animation going on and on). And only when I press TAB key it stops and the desktop loads. What may be the problem? Am having ubuntu ...
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1answer
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Start and stop parameters in init script

I have .conf a file in /etc/init/ with this code at the bottom: start on (started network-interface or started network-manager or started networking) stop on (stopping ...
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Can Windows boot from Ubuntu?

I am thinking about using two SSDs. Install each OS on one SSD. Then set the boot order to the Ubuntu one first. Then, is it possible to boot Windows from Ubuntu? This should be simple right? I will ...
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How to find out why my ubuntu 12.10 boots slower than before

I have a fresh copy of ubuntu 12.10. This is the only operating system in my notebook. It was fast when I first install it. but now a black screen with blinking cursor takes some considerable time, ...
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“mountall: event failed” on startup

I have shrunk my root partition (/dev/sda1) and expanded my home partition (/dev/sda2) using the free space gained from the root partition. Then, every time I boot my machine I get this error, ...
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Startup application entries cannot be added

I want a few apps like Synapse, Goldendict, etc to start up on boot, so I tried using the Startup manager and using the command of the apps found in usr/share/applications, then right ...
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1answer
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Need to know what program is writing to the console on start, logout and shutdown

I would like to know what program is responsible for writing messages to the console during the start, logout and shutdown process. What I'm referring to is that black console that comes out and spews ...
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Why can't I boot into Ubuntu installed alongside Windows 8?

Once I reboot it after the installation, it brings me to a screen to choose Windows 8 or Ubuntu. When I click Ubuntu it brings me to a screen with this options: Reinstall windows Change the language ...
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Ubuntu boot showing Resume: libgcrypt Version: 1.5.0

My boot is very slow, when it is loading displays Resume: libgcrypt Version: 1.5.0 After ~20 seconds it continues booting and lets me log in. Here is a video that I made showing what I mean. ...
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run a command as user at boot time Ubuntu 12.04

I want to run a command at boot time that basically looks like this: python /home/me/.hidden/commnd.py Also, this needs to run as me, not root. I know it can be done, but my google-fu is weak ...
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1answer
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How to boot into Windows 8 after Ubuntu installation? [duplicate]

I'm kinda new to Linux & today was the first time I used Ubuntu (I loved it). Now my laptop is a new one & came pre-installed with windows 8 (& the UEFI complexity as well). So I made a ...
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Initialize Script on Startup

Is it possible to initialize a script upon startup in Ubuntu (precisely, Ubuntu Server 12.10)? I need to initialize a script to let the network card work, and so far I couldn't find a way to do so ...
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time out in ubuntu

When I switch on my computer,my computer goes black for ten seconds and starts to boot. This happens because ,I tweaked in start up and session to time-out for 10 seconds.But when I tried to change ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 wont start after manual restart

I've been using Ubuntu 12.04 with no problems for the past 2 months. A few hours ago, when i restarted my PC, it just hanged with black screen for more than 10 minutes. So I did a hard reset by ...
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Why am I being asked for an unknown username & password during startup?

I installed an updated version of a graphic driver and then restarted the computer to complete installation. During the next startup, the plain purple Ubuntu screen was replaced by a black screen ...
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106 views

How to prioritise dual-boot to Ubuntu over WIndows?

As the titles suggests, I have no idea how to change the dual-boot to making ubuntu load over windows, any help would be appreciated
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Cannot automatically start JIRA via init.d script

I am running Atlassian JIRA on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin). I would like to automatically start JIRA whenever the system boots. For this purpose, I created script jira in /etc/init.d, similar ...
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How to create a bootable USB stick on windows but to install on linux

after a powr failure when upgrading to Ubuntu 12.10 I have a completely deficient system. It is read only and despite many attempts I failed to remount it read write, fsck and mount -o rmount, rw ...