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Unable to add program to startup list

I want to add the MEGA sync program to my Ubuntu 12.04 startup list. The download package for MEGA includes an executable which starts the program when opened. Either by finding it with the gui or ...
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Sudden problem when turning on the computer

I installed Ubuntu yesterday, everything was working perfect. I turned on the computer today and there was a problem with the /(whatever it means). The only thing I can see is the purple screen ...
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BQ aquaris 4.5 freezing on start up screen

today i factory reset my phone, worked fine.. then something went wrong again so i factory reset again( highly regret this now!) i was downloading the apps i needed, i was on whatsapp entering my ...
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CPU Locks up due to intel sound drivers during boot

My Vivid Vevet install was working just fine until I did an update. On the next startup the screen would just freeze on the loading screen before I could decrypt the hard drive. I can't get to ...
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Standard ubuntu 15.04 won't boot, but ubuntu (upstart) does

I understand that Ubuntu switched to systemd recently from upstart. Ubuntu started on the first boot, I installed cinnamon and made a change to grub.cfg in attempt to get my USB 3.0 Ports working, ...
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Sysvinit alternative of systemd-analyze and systemctl?

I am trying to tweak my system's start time. Usually I go about it by using systemd-analyze blame Which gives me a list of stuff and how long it takes them to start. For this machine I don't need ...
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Ubuntu very slow startup

My new laptop is taking very long (a few minutes) until it reaches the log-in screen. Here is the output of dmesg: http://pastebin.com/MuW79kVd I think the important part is the following gap in ...
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Cannot find log of application started through init.d script

I have created a .deb package of my scala application using sbt. I have successfully installed the application and am able to run it properly. Now, I want to start my application on system startup. ...
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Gui/Script to set up Wifi at login?

Wondering if anyone has tried setting something like this up before. I'm planning on shipping a product that runs ubuntu, and it will strictly need to be wifi only. I am wondering if there is a ...
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Startup Command

i would like to run this command after my network has been established when i boot up my ubuntu. the command in the terminal is : "mavproxy.py --master=/dev/ttyACM0 --baudrate=57600 --out=myipaddress ...
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Alsa sometimes fails to load at laptop startup

I've Lubuntu 14.04.2 LTS installed on my Toshiba L30-10T laptop. Sometimes, Alsa fails to load at laptop startup : I've no sound on my computer and I've to type sudo alsa force-reload one or two times ...
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How to build .deb package that adds a GUI program to session startup?

I have a built .deb installer that installs the GUI(1) program myprog. I would like this .deb installer to add myprog to the Session Startup programs for all the users on the system. Should this be ...
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Problem with initialization

my first experience with Ubuntu and i have troubles. In installation was all good, no problem with anything, but he start with lag, so I restart my pc and the Ubuntu don't start more, the problem is ...
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Problem in boot is very slow! unknown process! what to do?

Problem in boot is very slow! During startup is carrying a process called "a start job is running for dev-disk-by x2duuid ..." it takes about 1m and 30s to fully charge it, how do you solve it? ...
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White screen 15.04 Lubuntu startup

I am getting a white screen after startup in Lubuntu 15.04 and I do not know if this is by design or if it is a bug. It clears away from a mouse click to reveal the login window. It reminds me of the ...
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14.04 stalls on boot up, waits for button press

Title says it all. When I boot up, the computer shows the Lenovo logo and says "Press Enter to interrupt normal start up", (which doesn't work, and I also can't figure out how to enter the BIOS)and ...
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Abiword starts automatically each restart

Abiword starts automatically each restart, on any user. Already checked out Startup Applications. Remember session is turned off. (Unwanted application starts automatically when I login) Additional ...
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After 15.04 upgrade: Strange startup screen, long loading time?

After upgrading my 14.10 to 15.04 (running gnome3 desktop), I have the following loading screen: (photographed as I don't think there is an option to take a screenshot at this point, right?) ...
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manually change the startup scripts in /etc/rc2.d

I use ubuntu 14.10 and I want to stop the SSH service from auto startup. Will it be enough to change the start up script to be /etc/rc2.d/K03ssh or I should do sudo update-rc.d -f ssh remove also
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Setting screen DPI under Fluxbox on QHD+ laptops (like Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro)

I've tried every mentioned workaround here: How to find and change the screen DPI? but non of them work under fluxbox with Ubuntu 14.04, fonts look so small, even though the xdpyinfo | grep dim shows ...
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How do I get Ubuntu to stop hanging on the startup loading screen?

When I turn on my laptop and load Ubuntu it hangs on the loading screen and I have no idea what caused it. This prevents me from effectively running Ubuntu making me laptop only functional on Windows. ...
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How to run two commands at startup, as root [duplicate]

I need to run these two commands as root at startup (not sure whether it matters if it's at startup prior to initiating a GUI session or not), in order to have my mousepad work: rmmod psmouse ...
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Slow startup every other boot, and can't access internal HDDs

I'm running 15.04 on a 250GB Samsung SSD. I have two HDD's (1 TB and 2 TB). I experience problems every other boot. Initially the system will boot lightning fast and my drives are immediately ...
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Constant startup error issue - what is com.ubuntu.apport-support-gtk-root

What the error mean? and why does it keep showing up at start-up... i report but nothing changes
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No verbose output on startup after upgrade to 15.04

When I was running Ubuntu 14.10 I was able to view the verbose output during startup and shutdown (which was very useful for me). But now that I have upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 I get the verbose output ...
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How to run a compiled cpp file after booting up the system [duplicate]

I am using an arm v7 soc system which runs ubuntu very well. I can run my compiled cpp file (compiled with g++) perfectly from terminal by ./myproject. However i want code to start automatically ...
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'starting version 219' bug after the 15.04 update

After update my system to 15.04, I have an error message at the boot: 'starting build 219'. The bug is known, its recommend to go to console mode and enter this command: sudo systemctl enable ...
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Unable to enter BIOS

On start-up with my Dell M5030 device, I have not been able to access Setup when the computer starts. I have pressed Esc, F2 and F10 at and shortly after starting the computer, however Grub 2.0 ...
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Starting applications on bootup [closed]

I have been searching for a while for a method that starts applications on boot. rc.local Startup Applications in Ubuntu. Is Startup Applications available only on Ubuntu, or does it have versions ...
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Start Ubuntu Focused on a Particular Workspace

Is there a way to have Ubuntu boot up focused on a particular workspace, e.g., workspace_2? Note, this is not how to always open an application on a particular workspace, but to have, e.g., the ...
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How to run MEGA Sync on power on

I can't figure out how to run the MEGA Sync client as the same way the smb runs in my PC. I mean, in a way that the MEGA Sync synchronizes the files even if no user is logged in the PC. How should I ...
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No shell log-in prompt in Ubuntu 14.04 server

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server system. It was running fine till I had a power failure. When I restarted, I couldn't see the shell login prompt. The start-up session is like this: ......... Starting ...
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Running an Application (xrandr) Script on Startup [duplicate]

I'm running Lubuntu 14.10 with a dual-monitor setup. Since Ubuntu (and its derivatives) don't seem to like monitors with different resolutions (my laptop is 1280x800 and the monitor is 1366x768), I've ...
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How to run a bash script after 20 sec on Login?

I want to run a bash script like: #!/bin/bash echo 'cpu limit bomi player at 40%' cpulimit -v -e bomi -l 40 Just 20 seconds after Login into my user. Can you please help me to do that? ...
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disk drive for /home is not ready yet or not present when loading Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 on VMware

Hi I have Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 LTS installed on a VMware station. It has worked fine before but now when I open the virtual machine it goes thru the normal process of starting and stopping the ...
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Problem in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS when starting Ubuntu after updating

Error repeated at startup in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS after update in about 7 hours. I don't know what to do. I get the following error: sda3: clean, 1067593/29802496 file, 61165204/119186944 blocks stack ...
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How can I disable notify-osd at startup? [duplicate]

I want to permanently disable onscreen notifications in Unity, Ubuntu 14.04.
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How to get a program to startup at start if it requires sudo to start

I have got a program which to start needs to be started with sudo, but as it would be very useful for this program to start up at startup without me having to manually start it, is there a way to get ...
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How to add executable bash script on ubuntu startup

I have created a executable bash script (using chmod +x) for monitoring my system and it works perfectly with out any error. Now i want to add this script on my start up in order to executing the ...
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How to boot to Ubuntu ISO image on drive? [duplicate]

I can't boot to the Ubuntu 14.10 ISO I have on my drive (running Ubuntu 14.04 as my main OS btw). I added these lines to the bottom of /etc/grub.d/40_custom: menuentry 'ubuntu-iso' { set ...
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Not able to boot Ubuntu from USB

I installed Windows after installing Ubuntu, so I had to fix GRUB. To do that, I used a tool called "GRUB4DOS". After trying out a few switches, I let it be, since I did not understand how it works. ...
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At startup HDD not recognised [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my SSD (alongside Windows 7). I've also got a HDD installed with all my documents etc. Whenever I want to access the HDD after startup (in Ubuntu) it is not recognised: ...
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Error appearing when Ubuntu 14.04 starts

libkmod: error ../libkmod/libkmod-config.c:686 kmod_config_parse: /etc/modprobe.d/iwlwifi.conf line 1: onoring bad line starting with 'sudo' Today after I made a software update I had to restart the ...
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KDE start Thunderbird on specific Dekstop at startup

I want to start Thunderbird on a specific Desktop at startup of KDE. I found the autostart settings but I did not find any option to start the program on a different Desktop. How can I do this? Is ...
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How ubuntu works on booting

I am trying to understand how ubuntu (14.04 server) works at startup. What manages the services on startup? Initctl, init.d, upstart? I'm a little bit confused about what does what.
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How to run Remote Desktop at startup before logging in?

I've tried Google Remote Desktop first, and added this line to Startup Applications Preference /etc/init.d/chrome-remote-desktop start , but unfortunately this won't be executed before logging in ...
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How to determine startup run level for Ubuntu?

We are planning to migrate from an older version of Ubuntu to (10.x) to the latest release of Amazon Linux. I'm trying to identify how to replicate the K and S scripts in the rc0.d, rc1.d etc ...
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How to start a program in startup that I start in terminal

I'm a beginner user and need help to have a program start on startup. The computer is solely being used for this, so I don't care about doing anything else on the computer. To run it normally, I go to ...
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Automatic NTFS Partition Mount on Startup

I have been looking through other answers on this site but I can't seem to get automatic mount of a partition quite right. I want the partition to automount on startup, and the partition is NTFS ...
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Are settings in System > Preferences > Startup Applications the same as settings in some system or personal configuration file?

We can set up what programs to start automatically when starting up the OS, by adding settings in System > Preferences > Startup Applications Is this method the same as adding settings in some system ...