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server first time login

I am a total newbie and just installed Ubuntu server. On startup I am asked for my username and password. OK no problem there. Then it says "welcome to Ubuntu" followed by a line that has ...
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@reboot in crontab could increase the startup time?

I have a script that updates my ip address in the DNS server. Sometimes this script takes 3 or 4 secs to run. I want to know if the script execution time could increase the total startup time of my ...
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How to find out what is causing a script to run on boot?

I have a script running on boot which should not run until networking has setup. I am trying to find the source but reaching dead end. Is it possible to trace how a script has started in linux.
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GRUB- error: no such partition grub rescue

My laptop came pre-installed with Windows 7 and Ubuntu. However now, unexpectedly, at startup I see an error which reads: no such partition grub rescue There is no response, no matter what command ...
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Why doesn't my rc.local run on startup?

This is a duplicate problem, but I don't believe that it's a duplicate question as none of the given answers for people suffering the same problem work for me. rc.local does not run on startup. It is ...
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What does `printf` do in rc.local?

I've encountered an /etc/rc.local script that gets some data and uses printf on it. My question is: where does that data that is printed go when rc.local is executed on startup? Is there a log file ...
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kstart detailed description

I'm having trouble getting kstart to work properly, so I'm looking for a much more detailed description of its behavior than what I can get from its manpage. Although the manpage describes all the ...
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Which package for console toggle bug?

I want to file a bug report on Launchpad about a problem with me not being able to switch to console view from the GUI loading screen on start up. When I try to toggle, the console view has been ...
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Installer mounted as /cdrom

I realize that this has been asked before but none of the solutions have worked for me. I have an external hard drive that I am using to install Ubuntu alongside windows. When it gets to a certain ...
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Run modprobe on startup

I need to run "sudo modprobe wacom" at startup to prevent an unrecoverable kernel panic (a blackscreen drop to terminal with repeating 1second audio looping and zero responsiveness) from occurring ...
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Requirements for KDE startup scripts

I'm running Kubuntu 14.10. I want to include the following startup script for KDE: kstart --desktop 1 firefox kstart --desktop 2 kmail kstart --desktop 3 konsole I placed these three commands in a ...
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Start up and shut down issue after software update

These two programs updated yesterday. I am now, when starting up or shutting down, I no longer see the the Ubuntu splash screen. Instead I am seeing a rundown of the start-up and shut down operations. ...
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Keep opening an app with command [duplicate]

I have a problem. I am modifying ubuntu for other users (which are new to Linux) and I installed Docky app. It happens (5-30 mins), that the app closes by itself. I tried to put a command to startup ...
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no way of restarting ubuntu in my laptop

I've been using Ubuntu in my laptop for many years and had no problem at all. But few days ago started making strange things like not entering my desk saying that my password is wrong. I'm just a user ...
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set ubuntu machine for optimizing speed in scientific simulations

I'm an University researcher and need to optimize an ubuntu machine for running test. I'm interested in reduce the computational time required by a C++ executable. I've deactivated the graphic ...
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How do I make Ubuntu Studio startup without anything running? [duplicate]

I want my laptop to boot into a clean desktop with nothing running (apart from necessary background processes, obviously). But every time I reboot, transmission, search monkey, sometimes firefox open ...
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Which file manages startup appliations [duplicate]

I am a Java developer and I need to know in Ubuntu how you would manually configure which applications startup at startup so that I can code my application so that there is an option to get it to ...
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upstart not running jar file once system has booted

I have been working on several bits of code and done a fair bit of testing and looking around for answers before posting this, so I am hoping someone can help solve this with me. The jar I am able to ...
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Open, write and read ttyUSB0

I am doing a program to open, write and read the port ttyUSB0, I have the next program and I don´t write anything. Can anyone help me please???? #include <iostream> #include ...
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I get this message when starting my computer after re-installing Ubuntu, what does it mean?

So I re-installed Ubuntu as the only OS on my pc, deleting both Windows 7 and the previous Ubuntu 14.04 installation I used to learn the basics, but now, when starting my computer I see this message: ...
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Try to install Autodesk Maya on ubuntu 14.10

I try to install Autodesk Maya on ubuntu 14.10 through this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pXw7aPRASEk , and open the first time and after close and open again, shows this message // Error: ...
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cannot start system because of plymouthd error

I was using UBUNTU 12.04, and I tried updating it. Since then whenever I startup I get an error - "Plymouth: could not start splash: can not access a needed shared library." After showing this error ...
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Ubuntu gnome gets to the loading screen and stops at the third point and never starts

Well, linux cant start. Im sure it must have been me doing some changes to the system without really knowing what they mean. Nevertheless i would really appreciate if someome could help. If theres for ...
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Syndaemon won't start as startup application

I've added the following line into my startup applications: /usr/bin/syndaemon -i 0.5 -d -K but syndaemon is never running when I log in. I always have to execute the command manually from the ...
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Java application session

I have to run Java's JAR file on system startup, and user have to run only that application, without desktop, without launcher, etc. Can you help me to achieve that?
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WiFi soft-blocked by rfkill on startup

I have a small Acer Revo PC with Ubuntu 14.10 that I'm configuring to run as a portable media center. I'm trying to set it up as a WiFi access point so that I can control XBMC/Kodi with Android ...
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Reduce my boot time

My computer startup time is longer than many of those that I have seen how can reduce it I have a few boot charts for my system here Can you please explain what I can do also if possible ...
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Ubuntu start up blank User screen/ however fully functional guest window

I installed ubuntu 14.10 I don know what went wrong, but after 3-4 days the User window started appearing absolutely blank without any icons or any way to open the icons or the terminal. The only ...
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How to start Viber on system boot?

I cannot make Viber to start on system boot. In the Viber settings I've checked: Start Viber on system startup. This seems to have added entry in the start up applications with command: viber. However ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 frozen at startup screen

After having installed updates (a popup appeared asking for automatic updates to be installed), I rebooted and after typing the password, the screen was frozen and the SO GUI wasn't loading. I ...
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Having Cisco AnyConnect connect to VPN server at startup on a headless machine

Currently I launch it manually using the following command: printf "y\nMYUSERID\nMYPASSWORD\ny" | /opt/cisco/anyconnect/bin/vpn -s connect VPNSERVERADDRESS I tried putting the same command in ...
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How do I stop programs opening on startup

For some reason every time I reboot my system a few programs open automatically. I've tried closing them down and then rebooting the machine, but they still pop up again afterwards. Does anyone know ...
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Sudden bad resolution at startup

My ubuntu installation has been working fine for 6 months now, but suddenly at startup the resolution is stretched horizontally. I am not new at all with Linux but still have not learnt its arcanes… ...
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Change default keyboard layout on startup via terminal [duplicate]

How I can change a default keyboard layout after logging in? Now it's set to my native. I want it to be an english one. Note, that I have no access to the desktop. The only I can use is a shell from ...
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I receive “INFO @wi_cf80211_attach : Registered CFG8021 phy” on start up. What does it mean?

When I boot up my laptop (Dell inspiron 1545) I receive this after grub menu: [ 14.180431] INFO @wi_cf80211_attach : Registered CFG8021 phy Any idea? It doesn't affect anything just would save ...
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Dropbox doesn't autostart in 12.04

I have installed Dropbox on my fresh 12.04 LTS installation and under "Preferences" I have checked "Start Dropbox on System Startup". Under "Startup Applications" I can see Dropbox is listed with the ...
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Unable to boot Windows without flash drive in computer

I recently attempted to install ubuntu 14.04 on a usb flash drive so I can use it on the go. I burned the iso to a cd and booted it by doing try ubuntu without installing and then I clicked install ...
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gmote server as a daemon service

I need some help to set G mote Server as a daemon so that it can start at the boot of my system. I'm using lubuntu latest version. I alreay tried to write a script into /etc/init.d using skeleton as a ...
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I set a script to start at boot with kde startup and now if I log into my main account it locks after I click anything to delete it

I'm new to Linux and I was trying to set a script to adjust my mouse acceleration on startup but when I set the script path on kde startup I didn't adjust the text file to anything special I just left ...
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Strange screen on bootup

I am having this screen to show briefly on startup every time I start Ubuntu. When Ubuntu loads I have no problems to work with it. Sometimes something similar shows on shut down but sometimes it ...
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Very slow startup with Gnome 3

I have installed ubuntu 14.10 today and the startup speed was fine. After I installed gnome-shell the startup immediately became much slower. Before I get a login screen I wait for about 20 seconds. ...
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Touchpad Error! Please Help

I am using ubuntu studio 14.04.1 and whenever I boot my touchpad is disabled and I have to enable it using "function+f7" on my keypad. Can anyone tell me how to have it auto enable so I do not have to ...
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How can I define a start-up activity in Kubuntu?

I use Activities in KDE to organize my kubuntu-desktops separately by their use, but unfortunately my media activity is the start-up by default. How can I customize that? Infos: Kubuntu 14.04 Kernel: ...
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Command is not executed on startup

I want to start a unicorn server on startup of an Ubuntu server. I changed the file /etc/rc.local to have this : echo 'test' >> sudo /tmp/unicorn test -e /etc/ssh/ssh_host_dsa_key || ...
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set wallch interval with the command line

How do you set wallch interval between image transition with the command line? currently I am using the following startup command: bash -c 'sleep 2 && /usr/bin/wallch --none --start' ...
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Cannot add/edit/remove Startup Applications; Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity

New to Ubuntu/Linux. In Startup Applications, changes are not saved; as soon as I close Startup Applications, settings revert to default. I've searched for answers (and tons of other questions on this ...
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Multiple monitors freeze and have artifacts when logging in

When I boot into Ubuntu on my computer 2/3 times the monitors will freeze and the system will become unresponsive. I have triple monitors. This is what is looks like when it freezes. All of the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 won't let me login

Yesterday I was updating some applications. I come back later and I see a red stop sign on top of my screen that stated there was an error. It said that some of my packages needed some dependencies. I ...
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Upgraded to 14.04 - hangs after login

I just upgraded to 14.04. The login screen appears, but after logging in, I always get the same "System Program error detected" -message. No matter whether I click "report" or "cancel", nothing ...
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Deluge daemon 'Starting up' after uninstall

Okay, let see if I can keep this short and simple. I switched from deluge-daemon to transmission-daemon a few months ago on my Ubuntu 14.04 server VM. I was doing something totally unrelated when I ...