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Unwanted Delay in execution of rc.local

I have an few commands in /etc/rc.local to set the clock on a Raspberry Pi (running Ubuntu 14.04) from an external rtc. I would like these to be executed during start up, before I log in to the ...
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Xubuntu 14.04: xfce4-session-settings modifications do not affect system

I've added some modifications to the software that automatically start when I log in to Xubuntu. To be precise, I added the following commands: dbus-launch dropbox start (I had the notorious Dropbox ...
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pasted “init 0” in /etc/rc.local!

I tried if this works on my friends computer and you know what happened. Please help me fix the computer executing "init 0" as root on startup.. Help me fix this and retrieve my OS back... intact... ...
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16.04 LIbreoffice starts on startup

I upgraded from 14.04 yesterday, all going well generally but one weird thing; when I log on, Libreoffice Write starts automatically. It's not in my startup applications, and never has been, so what ...
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Ubuntu is not booting properly

My installation boots, but improperly. It has crashed several times. I am using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and, after the first crash, I started having problems. If I boot normally, it displays the loading ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 freezes at Logo on startup

I have a Dell Inspiron with NVIDIA Geforce GTX. I have just install a brand new Ubuntu 16.04 but the system freezes at the logo on startup. I tried to use the Boot repair but still didnt fix it. ...
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How do I check if a set of commands are executed on startup? [duplicate]

I'm in the process of creating a GUI-frontend to xrandr, and I need some commands to be executed on startup. I'm using a .desktop file placed in ~/.config/autostart. I can't tell if this will work, ...
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Location of start-up configuration files - Firefox launching at startup, Ubuntu MATE 16.04

My problem is simple. Firefox is launching by itself at startup. I can't disable this and if I try to purge it then it tries to also uninstall MATE desktop WTF ??!! The question is which are the ...
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Transmission will start running as soon as I log in

So that's pretty much it. Transmission will start running as soon as I boot my pc and log in and I would very much appreciate if it would just stop doing that. No particularly problematic, but quite ...
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Want to run a .py program as in terminal at start up

I want to run a .py program as my computer starts up . I went to startup application and selected that .py program to run. But that did not work , terminal did not open. What to do?
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Photoshop,and Firealpaca not opening and have tryed mostly everything

photoshop shows this error (Unable to continue because of a hardware or system error. Sorry, but this error is unrecoverable.) and FireAlpaca wont even start up. I have tryed the whole ...
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14.04 hangs, suspicious broken dependency with libefl

Ubuntu's got a broken package dependency and I tried to fix it, but now it won't reboot. I have to admit I haven't been paying as much attention to my Ubuntu server as I should recently even though ...
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Wifi troubles after reboot

I am new to Ubuntu and I had some troubles getting my wifi to work after I installed Ubuntu. I could get my wifi to work, but after rebooting, it would not detect any networks anymore. It was ...
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How can I set up Ubuntu Server 16.04 to load a GUI on demand?

I would like my server to boot to command line by default but load a GUI when I need one. I have a virtual machine set up just for testing and I got the standard UNITY GUI installed on it no problem. ...
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Difference between rc.local.service and rc-local.service

On my Ubuntu 15.10 I have a symlink on /lib/systemd/system/rc.local.service -> rc-local.service I get different outputs using systemctl status rc.local.service ● rc.local.service - ...
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Facing errors with running shell scripts at startup and poweroff

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I want to run 3 scripts at startup. They are named as follows: voe.sh startUp.sh and runDown.sh The script voe.sh is the main file which will in turn call the other 2 ...
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How do I stop Ubuntu from resetting everytime I reboot or load?

I recently created a USB drive to boot Ubuntu. I used the trial to get used to the OS. I then installed the full OS, and I love it. However when I shut down my computer, Ubuntu always resets to the ...
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Choosing OS from startup - too many options [closed]

I recently installed Linux Mint alongside my Windows 10, and after using boot-repair in Linux, now I can choose between my 2 operating systems. However, there are multiple choices on the start-up menu ...
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Kubuntu restarting application at boot

I shutdown Kubuntu once with an app running know it starts @ every boot even if closed before shutdown. App not in System Settings -> Startup. How can I keep this from happening,
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Automatically mouting partitions at startup

Other than my OS partition, I have two other partitions on my drive. At startup, one of them is automatically loaded while the other one is not. How to change the settings so that none of them is ...
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How do I save my new resolution setting with xrandr?

I found somewhere in a forum the solve to a problem where the only resolutions available were 800x600 and 1024x768. I managed to get 1440x900, which works very well. Every time I reboot, it ...
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How to change the order of execution of services at startup?

I have some services in my init.d folder for e.g. hdfs, zookeeper, elasticsearch, hbase and so on. Now, I have added all those services to startup by doing the update-rc.d 'service' defaults command. ...
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How to start User Accounts on startup?

I have to run the application User Accounts on Startup (log in), but I do not manage to add it to Startup Applications. How can I do that?
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Power on-off-on needed to boot laptop

Toshiba Satellite C660 01C01H 32-bit laptop (specifications at http://bit.ly/1PPMN30) Ubuntu 14.04.4 Trusty Tahr LTS When I switch on the laptop the Toshiba boot screen fails to appear OR the screen ...
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how can i make a program startup with ubuntu server

I was wondering if there was anyway to make glances startup when I restart my server, I'm fairly new to all this but I love the information givin using glances and even though ill mainly be using ssh ...
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Why won't this script run on startup?

This script works perfectly when I launch it manually. How can I get it to run on startup? The function of the script is to get Docky to auto relaunch in the case of a crash. I created the script ...
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Having Ubuntu 14.04.4 alongside Windows 10 - Ubuntu needs 10 to 15 minutes to startup

Having done all the steps to get Ubuntu in USB. Starting from USB, I have Ubuntu running properly BUT I cannot open Windows files because "Windows is hibernated, refused to mount. Failed to mount ...
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Missing Operating System Error When Rebooting from USB Drive

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 and I want to install an older version like 14.04.4. I tried Startup Disk Creator and Unetbootin after formatting the disk with FAT 32 and NTFS, and also I tried these with two ...
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Change Plymouth animation with script at boot time

I have Plymouth. I have a .gif file. I want to make that .gif to be my Plymouth animation at boot time with a script. Is that possible? If so, then what is the script I need to use? If not, then is ...
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How to stop Ubuntu from launching the Atom editor at startup?

I don't see Atom in the application "Startup applications", also not when I do in bash: cd /etc/xdg/autostart/ sudo sed --in-place 's/NoDisplay=true/NoDisplay=false/g' *.desktop But yet Atom always ...
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Bootup service is not starting all process Ubuntu

I need help with a custom service in ubuntu I want to run on bootup. But I get problem with the service, since it is not starting all processes. When I start the service manually it runs without ...
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Can't start/install Ubuntu - RADEON error UVD not responding

first of all I'm new to Ubuntu so my apologies in advance for any stupidity. PROBLEM: I can't start/install Ubuntu 15.10 because of the RADEON error UVD not responding.. it gets stuck at the loading ...
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booting hangs with “a start job is running for dev-disk”

I have Ubuntu 15.10 x86_64 (along with Windows 8 dualboot) I messed with some settings in NTFS Configuration Tool and when I next boot my PC the grub screen works fine . But when I boot into Ubuntu ...
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How to enter an account directly at start up [duplicate]

How do you get an account to log in automatically on power up? The idea is the computer is turned on remotely through a power switch, boots up and then automatically logs into the user account. I am ...
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Is crontab's @reboot entry triggered after X has started?

Using crontab -e I have added an entry to my cron tab file @reboot /home/rene/misc/change-layout.sh change-layout.sh contains some xmodmap -e statements to change to keyboard layout. When I ...
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How to Create A Startup Script for Keyboard LED

Freshly installed 14.04, CoolerMaster Storm keyboard. I'm not at all concerned with being able to toggle/turn off the LED, I simply want the LED to turn on before login, i.e. while looking at the ...
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Ubuntu not booting after upgrading RAM and cpu

I have a Ubuntu machine running on Hyper-V It is the 15.10 version 64 bit. I tried to shut it down and then upgrade it from 8 GB og ram to 16 GB and from 2 processor cores to 8. But when I turned it ...
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Kubuntu 15.10: crash at startup with the last kernel

I have a problem at startup of Kubuntu (64 bits) since I have installed the last update (with a new linux image ): after the load screen i have a little glitch and a black screen after (before the ...
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Is it safe to pass commands in startup applications

I have a file which is created while running a certain task. I want to remove this file (if exist) on every fresh reboot. Can I use Startup applictions in ubuntu to remove this file. example like ...
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Automatically open applications at start up in Xubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on my pi 2 with Xubuntu as my GUI and I am trying to figure out how to start application automatically after login. I have tried several different methods (listed ...
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Kate and Emacs are running at startup and I can't find what's running them

I've looked at startkde, .bashrc, and system settings>workspace>startup...>autostart, where else should I look? Kubuntu 15.10, Plasma 5.4.2
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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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Auto mount windows partition

I have windows partitions, I want my Ubuntu MATE to auto-mount them at startup, and I don't know how to do this.
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Ubuntu blank purple screen on startup

I have Ubuntu 14.04 32bit LTS installed along with Windows 8 (dual boot). I do not have any graphics card(nvidia ,amd ,etc). I have Intel hd graphics driver. It worked fine for many days, but now, on ...
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Problems getting Synergy to autostart at boot time

I've got a windows PC, and an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS machine. I have a keyboard and mouse connected to PC, and Synergy to remote on to the 14.04. I have to unplug the mouse and keyboard and sign in to ...
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accessing scanner through Ubuntu 15.10

I am learning about Ubuntu Linux and have converted a computer from Windows 7 to U. My scanning function is now gone (Brother MFC-J4310DW 3-in one). I have got the fax and printing okay, but it seems ...
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Disable keyboard backlight and Bluetooth at startup in Ubuntu mate 15.10

I searched a lot for an answer for this question. Most of the answers that I find is to include the commands to disable the respective devices using the rc.local file. I tried this method but ...
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Neither autostart .desktop or sh scripts working

Having successfully set up .desktop scripts for Ubuntu MATE, finding exactly the same set up fails to work on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Trying to set up a script which can load the terminal and execute a ...
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Trouble with commands in rc.local

I'm trying to add the following commands to rc.local: iptables -A OUTPUT -m owner --gid-owner vpnroute \! -o tun0 -j REJECT -g vpnroute transmission-gtk This is to force transmission to only use ...
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Screen Frozen up after system update attempt

I clicked on the check updates link and my phone locked up in the screen with nothing but "BQ" on the screen. I couldn't shut it down or get out of it. I let the battery die and now it won't boot back ...