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Unable to disable “mysq” service for autoboot

I'm trying to disable a service: $ sudo update-rc.d mysql disable update-rc.d: warning: start runlevel arguments (none) do not match mysql Default-Start values (2 3 4 5) update-rc.d: warning: stop ...
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Active: active (exited) Service plexconnect starts exited

I have installed a python script called "plexconnect" which is basicly a script to trick my apple tv3 in to looking elsewhere for its trailers. Source: https://github.com/iBaa/PlexConnect Then i made ...
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transmission-daemon missing all previous torrents

Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS, transmission 2.92-0ubuntu0.15.04.1 Just started up an updated version of transmission, and replaced my old config file. Now all my old seeding torrents are gone. All the torrent ...
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Unable to disable a service in Ubuntu 15.10

I'm trying to disable apache2 $ sudo systemctl is-enabled apache2.service apache2.service is not a native service, redirecting to systemd-sysv-install Executing /lib/systemd/systemd-sysv-install is-...
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network aplications throwing “Servname not supported for ai_socktype”

Why are some network application failing with this mysterious error message? $ whois example.com getaddrinfo(whois.verisign-grs.com): Servname not supported for ai_socktype
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How many times will a cron job run when given asterisk (*) on all positions?

If we define a cron job with * * * * * /some/task/to/perform, how many times will the job be executed in 60 seconds?
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Is “oneconf-service” meant to be running?

I left my computer for a little while, and when I came back it told me that there was an internal error with oneconf-service, and though it (the process) is gone now, in the processes list in the ...
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How do I disable smartd permanently?

I installed smartmontools so that I can use smartctl occasionally. However, smartd is also part of smartmontools, and now it starts automatically but I don't need it. What's the proper way to disable ...
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Bluez 5.28 - 5.37 “Not enough free handles to register service” issue with GATT (gatt_example plugin) services

I have tried to run gatt_example plugin from Bluez package in Ubuntu environment (14.04 LTS and 15.10). For that I have rebuild from source 5.37 (Ubuntu 14.04) and 5.35 (Ubuntu 15.10) with: $ ./...
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oracle xe start service

I can't start the oracle-xe service but get the error message below. How can I fix it? sudo service oracle-xe start Starting Oracle Database 11g Express Edition instance. Failed to start Oracle Net ...
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How to run a golang restful api as service in ubuntu server

I need to run golang restful server that build using gin framework and mongodb as service in my ubuntu server.how can do this? (every time i run the go script i need to this also gvm use go1.4)
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Find the user under which a Ubuntu service runs?

I have a Cassandra service on my Ubuntu but I cannot figure under what user this service runs. I know how to find the owner and the permissions of files and directories. But how can I do this for a ...
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RedisLabs Enterprise Cluster stopping the service

I am running RedisLabs Enterprise Cluster in my Desktop and Laptop(both running Ubuntu Desktop 14.04.3 LTS). In my desktop - the RedisLabs Enterprise Cluster stops if i restart but in case of my ...
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start openvpn as a service ubuntu 15.10

I just installed ubuntu 15.10 and installed openvpn. I'm using the same .conf files as I had in 14.x however the service will not start on it's own. can someone provide assistance. when I attempt ...
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I can't unmask a service on Kubuntu Wily 15.10

I'm using Kubuntu Wily 15.10 (fully upgraded). It already had installed the cryptsetup package. I'm trying to start the cryptdisks service but I get this: $ sudo service cryptdisks start Failed to ...
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Unity Settings Daemon crash in 15.10

I keep getting an internal error notification, specifically, unity-settings-daemon crashed with signal 5 in _XReply().
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Allowing a systemd system unit to access/mount a disk required for that service to run

Preface: I am new to Ubuntu and Linux in general so bear with me. I have created a systemd system unit to run a program as a service. For added security, the service runs under its own group and user ...
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'Besclient' service gives an error when I try to start it manually

When I try to manually start the besclient service according to the directions posted here I get the error: /etc/init.d/besclient 54: /etc/init.d/besclient: failure: not found I was getting an ...
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Sudo service <argument> stop not working

While looking through the output of service --status-all to find some programs to kill and increase my battery life I ran into a problem. I run sudo service postgresql stop and I get the stopping ...
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Failed to connect to socket

When i run sudo start nxfilter, i get: start: Imposible conectar con Upstar: Failed to connect to socket /com/ubuntu/upstart: Conexión rehusada
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Finding and removing autorun applications or services

Whenever I start my Ubuntu, there will be a java process by user tomcat7 which eats up almost 200 MB of memory. I think a few months ago I was fiddling around with apache tomcat for some spring/...
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squid3 and no start process

In ubuntu 14.04, I have installed squid3, can start/stop it (working fine) via: service squid3 start|stop But i do not see any squid* file in /etc/init.d/ and /etc/rc.d/. How is that possible ? How ...
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Application is not starting at boot time which should do

I have a software named something.jar. I created a symbolic link of this software inside /etc/init.d with this command: sudo ln -s /etc/init.d/coc/coc.jar /etc/init.d/COC After this I run: sudo ...
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What's the difference between “service start foobar” and “foobar &”

What is the difference between running a program with service (or systemctl) and just running it with absolute path? My understanding is that service (or systemctl) run some additional scripts ...
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force pam to return success

I want to be able to login (without systemd-user-sessions.service running, is it possible?). I masked the systemd-user-sessions.service, rebooted, but PAM wont let me in (I can login in tty1 though): ...
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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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VSFTPD will not start at all, despite a purge and fresh installation

I installed vsftpd sudo apt-get install ftpd Used a basic config file (the least amount of settings to just get it to start) listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES write_enable=YES ...
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Why the “service --status-all | grep mysql” get many unrelated result?

It seems weird here while running service --status-all | grep mysql why I get so many wrong result? It works fine on Centos where i am getting: mysql is running xxxxxxx This is what i am ...
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Not sure how to change a line - Crontab script for Spamassassin update fails with the error: unexpected operator

A real newbie question. Not an experienced user at all, so please walk me through this I have a cron daemon error and have been told to +++ Symptoms Parallels Plesk Panel sends mail with the ...
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boot services were changed and therefore Ubuntu does not work

I was changing the boot services to make the boot faster and now I get a black screen (the screen is working but it is black) after I enter my password in the login page. I can't do anything to solve ...
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status: Unable to connect to Upstart:

When I want to check if a service is running, in my case if docker service is running, I typed: sudo status docker And as output I've got: status: Unable to connect to Upstart: Failed to connect ...
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Ubuntu Touch compile error

I'm having a few errors building the Touch images. Haven't found an answer to this yet. I've posted below the error during compiling the Ubuntu Touch source. Any help would be greatly appreciated as ...
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dpkg and systemd: unit file silently disappears

I try to package my self-made daemon into debian package. I wrote systemd's .service file for it. This file is present in the package. Package installs ok. But after install there is no .service file ...
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How to check if a service was started by upstart or sysvinit?

For some services (ex: bluetooth) I have entries in both /etc/init.d/ and in /etc/init/ directory. How do I know how this service is started ? By sysvinit or upstart ? I am using Ubuntu 14.04.
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How to stop Ubuntu tracking process?

As far as I know Ubuntu is using a process to track user usages and maybe personal information, some like google and other websites use cookies to provide you with "more suitable add". Can someone ...
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How to stop mongod after “unkown instance” error

After running two mongodb instance, I can't stop mongod service. After executing: $ sudo service mongod stop Stop: Unkown instance I know that this question have been asked but they are looking for ...
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How do I get service command to print output in 15.10?

I have installed Ubuntu 15.10. In my 14.04 version the system give me return messages when I run sudo service apache2 restart or other service commands. But I not getting this returns in the new ...
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How do I create a simple loop daemon bash script? [closed]

I want to create a simple daemon bash script that will run a command if my computer is inactive for more than 10 minutes. I created an alias to run a python script in the terminal, and I plan on using ...
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“No space left on device” on device with lots of space

Today, every time I've run sudo service XXX restart I'm getting the error Error: No space left on device. I have 700+ GB of disk free, and I have everything on a single root partition, so I can't ...
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Is x11-common service still needed in 14.04 or later?

I noticed that x11-common is reported as not-running with sudo service --status-all. And I recall Ubuntu working on a replacement for X, but am not aware of this being in use, yet. When checking ps -...
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Service Start Order?

So I have tried reading and reading but I am so lost at this point around upstart. I have this service which exists in /etc/init/nzbdrone.conf. I "think" part of this runs upstart and some doesn't ...
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How to remove service i installed it?

I'm new to ubuntu i installed service openvswitch-controller by using sudo apt-get install service openvswitch-controller then want to delete it i used sudo rm -rf /usr/sbin/service openvswitch-...
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Warning default start runlevel arguments do not match Default-Start values

I tried to add Fuseki as a service to the correct runlevels using update-rc.d. I used sudo update-rc.d fuseki defaults and I think is okay now, but I got this warnings: update-rc.d: warning: default ...
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fileschanged daemon dies unexpectedly

I'm using fileschanged to monitor files on server1 and run a bash script to synch the files in server1 to server2 if any of the files are changed in server1. to do that I'm running this: fileschanged ...
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http service on specific port not response, how to dig the error?

I have a python project running on port 5000 by flask build-in develop server(I know It is not recommend to use that in production, but I have to). It would not response at sometime a day. Not log ...
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Startup service appears to be running, but process doesn't spawn

I am setting up ElasticSearch on a Ubuntu VM and am running into some issues when settings it up to be a startup daemon. I have ES running just fine, I can run the server by going sudo /usr/share/...
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Upstart process listed as stop/waiting

I have this upstart script When I run: sudo start poxa it starts the process but when I run: initctl list it shows me that is is stop/waiting but when I check ps aux | grep poxa it show the process. ...
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How do I disable unnecessary services without uninstalling them in Ubuntu 15.10?

There are some daemons I make zero use of and would like prevent from autostarting, those include avahi, zeitgeist, telepathy, apport and some others. Needless to say I'd like them not to start. Can ...
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How to start Splunk after installing

I search on this issue in many websites , however , if i found , i found tuto related to old versions : In fact , Installing is done successfully : sudo dpkg -i splunk-6.3.1-linux-2.6-amd64.deb ...
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Service won't start when using the service utility but works when calling the init script directly

I'm trying to run Mule on Ubuntu 14.04 as a service. I created the following init script (/etc/init.d/mule) #!/bin/bash JAVA_HOME=/usr/lib/jvm/java-8-oracle PATH=$PATH:$JAVA_HOME/bin # Set Mule ...