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Ubuntu 16.04 ~/.xsessionrc run twice on startup

i'm quite new to Ubuntu/Linux and i'm trying to start a desktop application at launch with a script located in ~/.xsessionrc. The script works but for some reason ~/.xsessionrc runs twice on startup ...
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Wifi loss 5 minutes after start-up

Whenever I start my laptop, it automatically connects to my home network. It works perfectly fine for a few minutes, but after that, it just stops working. I tried pinging 8.8.8.8, and it says '...
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How do I delay a systemd service so that nvm & node are correctly initialised before running?

I have the following service: [Unit] Description=Launch Demo [Service] Type=forking ExecStart=/bin/bash /opt/Demo/launch_script.sh [Install] WantedBy=multi-user.target The launch_script.sh ...
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Ubuntu doesn't run the program which is added to the startup

I have to re-login to make it works, and do it every time I turn on my computer. This is the command which I have added to the startup.
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Run Screen command at Startup

I have a server where I start 3 different servers. In order to be able to read each server's output I use screen -R -D command and execute each server in a different screen console. Is it possible to ...
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Differences how to run scripts at startup

I've read various questions about how to run script at startup but I'm not quite sure what the differences are and what's the actually the right way to do it without GUI. /etc/rc.local cron job ...
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Everything wrong with Ubuntu 16.04? [closed]

I was a Windows10 user and, as I wanted to move to linux, I rencently changed to Ubuntu 16.04 . I really like the looks of Ubuntu, however, when comparing it with Windows10, Ubuntu: boost is a lot ...
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Failure when booting Ubuntu Live USB on Windows 7

When I try to boot an Ubuntu Live USB on my new computer (with Windows 7), it will allow me to select the language, but then it freezes. Then when I forcibly shut it down and restart, my computer ...
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15.10 GUI not displaying despite startx command [closed]

Like last time (at that time I succeeded) I tried entering startx command on the command interface. It says "unable to connect to x server: Connection refused" How must I go about resolving this?
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cairo-dock (fallback) won't run at start-up (ubuntu 16.04)

I worked through all the commands in macbuntu so that I could get the el-capitan desktop, and the final step, using Cairo-dock to put the menu on the bottom is giving me fits... I run cairo-dock (...
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Startup application does not work on remote login [duplicate]

I have a machine running Ubuntu 14.04. I want to run a script on login, and I have added this script in the Startup Applications program. This works fine when I login from the same system, but when I ...
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Disabling X input on startup

I have a cracked touchscreen on my laptop which causes mouse issues so I'm looking to run xinput disable n on startup (after x has started) but I'm not too sure how to do this. I've tried creating an ...
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Script for fixing missing dropbox icon

I use Xubuntu 16.10 and I want to run following command (this is the code for fixing dropbox icon) every time Linux session starts: dropbox stop && env DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS="" dropbox ...
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Error installing Lubuntu on a Low-Spec Very Old Laptop

I'm just trying to install the last version of Lubuntu on a very old laptop, Sigaron MV54V, but it's just driving me crazy. The laptop displays an error and it turns off, like it's in hibernation. I ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 System not launching at starting

I have a Disk full Installation of Ubuntu, and at startup, it's only displaying a black screen, with no option. I tried to fix the boot with boot-repair, but it doesn't work, this is the log : http:/...
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Speed up firefox/chromium immediately after startup

After startup, starting applications like firefox or chromium takes time, but after ubuntu has been running for a while, it comes almost immediately. Is there any way to speed up opening firefox ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: '/boot/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found (SolusVM)

Running Ubuntu 14.04, was doing some normal maintenance and updates last night, also added a VirtualHost. The instance of Ubuntu is installed as a VPS in my SolusVMWare software. This means I cannot ...
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I just cloned my HDD to my SSD with Clonezilla and my boot time is much slower than on my HDD, can anyone help?

I did a partition to partition clone. I have a Samsung 840 Evo. I've looked around, and here's my dmesg report.
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Running Scripts at Startup

I'm trying to run a few scripts (MongoDB and Leanote) at startup but am running into a bit of difficulty. I have a file named leanote in: /etc/init.d/leanote.sh I also ran: update-rc.d leanote.sh ...
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A beginners guide to Ubuntu [closed]

I'm new to the site, and new to ubuntu. I installed it on an old laptop to try it out, and I'm just looking for the best resources available to learn more and become adept at using this OS. I'm ...
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16.04 Acer E15 startup & shutdown crash

I've got a new laptop "Acer E15 E5-573G-5185" with an SSD instead of the default HDD and 16G RAM. The laptop freezes most of the time on shutdown/restart: I've to wait about 5 minutes before it ...
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Start up script - ubuntu16

I am trying to write a script which will run at startup. Issue is that I am trying to run this as root, on user login. Could someone advise me which is the best way here? I am on ubuntu-16, and I am ...
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strange scrot behavior

Around the time I was trying to change the /etc/rc.local file, among some other things, I managed to take 13 screenshots separated by one second via scrot. The filenames are like such: 2016-06-24-...
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Slow boot after upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04

A few days ago I finally got round to upgrading to 16.04 from a clean install of 15.10. Everything works fine, but boot takes a lot longer than before with no splash screen (just blinking cursor in ...
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Unable to Start any OS after installing Ubuntu to external harddrive

I recently installed Ubuntu to an external hard drive. Ive got Windows 10 installed in my internal drive. After restarting I can not chose any OS, neither Windows or Ubuntu are bring started. Instead ...
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Ubuntu, plain wallpaper after boot [duplicate]

I encountered the following problem with my Ubuntu machine. When I startup the computer it ends up with showing me the blank wallpaper without any unity menues or desktop icons. However, it is no ...
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Auto Switch to external monitor [only] on startup

I broke my notebook's display a while ago, but it still works fine with an external monitor apart from that. I have always used (2x) Alt+F3 to switch from the built-in screen to additionally and then ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 login problem [duplicate]

I have problems with the startup from a USB flash. It asks for a login and a password and I don't know the login or password can anyone help? It writes ubuntu 16.04 LTS ubuntu tty1 in a prompt.
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How to add a service to system startup on Ubuntu?

How to add a service to system startup on Ubuntu? It doesn't work for me. I do the following but it still have the negative sign. Why? root@localhost:/etc/php5/fpm# update-rc.d -f php5-fpm remove ...
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Lost desktop menu terminal

I run lubuntu 14.04. I was updating libreoffice and when I rebooted the familiar mushroom desktop image appeared and I logged in as usual. Then nothing. No desktop (just mushroom) no menu, can't get a ...
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Using remaining space on a startup disk

While using applications like dd, Startup disk creater, etcher I can see that a lot of space on the startup disk is unusable. This is normally equal to the diskspace minus the ISO size. How can this ...
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Cairo-deck isn't starting up automatically why?

This might seem to be a stupid question but I have rebooted my computer a mount of times and still cairo-deck just wouldn't start up itself! Is anyone able to give me a hand? I have tried right ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 don't start

I'm new with Ubuntu. At start, I don't get to the login screen. What should I do? I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed. I have 3.16.0-49-generic. With command line by ctrl + alt + F1, it works but I don'...
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Upgraded Ubuntu 14.04 version not taking input from mouse or keyboard

I have Ubuntu 14.04, I upgraded my linux after long time & tried installing mechanize and some other modules of python. and also upgraded to python3.4 .As a result my current linux version (3.16.0-...
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Auto stand-by HDD at startup?

I have 3 storages in my NB: 1. SSD with Ubuntu 2. HDD for data like downloads, movies, etc. 3. HDD with Windows which I use just occasionally since I installed Ubuntu I want to restrict activity of ...
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Error “System is booting up. See pam_nologin(8)” [closed]

This morning, I see this error message showed in lightdm login interface, and cannot enter password. So I went to TTY1 and saw: [** ] A start job is running for monitor and control system power ...
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Only load ubuntu bootloader sometimes [duplicate]

I have a win10 and ubuntu 16.04 dual boot setup. However I mostly use win10 and only use ubuntu for certain tasks. Is there anyway to suppress the ubuntu bootloader when starting up and only bring ...
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Execute script on every start, wakeup and activation!

I want to execute a script on every start up, wake up and activation. In the current setup the script is executed in: /etc/rc.local /lib/systemd/system-sleep It works so far, but if I reactivate my ...
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Why does Ubuntu 15.10 take so long to boot?

dmesg [ 65.639990] IPv6: ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): wlan0: link is not ready [ 79.261370] Bluetooth: RFCOMM TTY layer initialized [ 79.261378] Bluetooth: RFCOMM socket layer initialized ...
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LUBUNTU - Running a command at startup

I am trying to run cd ~/MagicMirror/ && node serveronly at login to start the webserver for my smart mirror project. This command works fine when manually executed from the terminal, but will ...
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Problem with Ubuntu 12.04 boots after video drivers update

After today's updates, my computer crashes (freezes) when I am using LibreOffice - I think something is wrong with the graphics. I have to constantly reboot my computer. I decided to update graphic ...
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“FAILED” message on startup, but services running?

When booting, I receive the following 2 messages: [FAILED] Failed to start LSB: Start NTP daemon. See 'systemctl status ntp.service' for details. [FAILED] Failed to start Cryptography Setup for ...
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Ubuntu 16 doesn't boot graphically and startx doesn't work

Ubuntu used to work almost fine the last two weeks, I restarted it to play a game under windows, I restarted it again to boot Ubuntu again and now if I boot normally, it gets stuck in the boot screen....
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Where is reserved extra space in Startup Disk Creator 16.04?

I've recently installed updated my Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 and one of the resources I most use is the Startup Disk Creator. And one of the problems that I'm having is, I can't install an .ISO at my USB ...
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Switching to AHCI causes somewhat bricked (?) dell xps 9350

I was looking to dual boot Windows 10 and ubuntu 16.04 LTS on a dell xps 9350. gparted/ubuntu was unable to detect the drive to commence an install (live usb worked great), so it was suggested to load ...
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How to exclude LAMP from startup in 16.04

Regarding the following command and result: $ systemd-analyze blame | grep -P '(mysql|php|apache)' 12.936s mysql.service 8.815s php7.0-fpm.service 6.515s apache2.service ...
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How do I copy Command Line Text? System Monitor > Processes > Column “Command Line”

Startup Applications Preferences I'm adding additional startup programs, and I've found it most easy to just launch up the Process tab and type command (manually) from the Command Input Field. I just ...
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Systemd[1] : Freezing Execution --Error

Help me out here: I can't boot into my OS. I am currently using Ubuntu 16.04LTS and i turned on my laptop, they asked me to fix fsck manually, i fixed it using fsck -a /dev/sda1 and it fixed itself, ...
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thinkfan - startup command doesn't start [duplicate]

I have a Thinkpad and I usually use thinkfan to control the fan on my laptop. But this program doesn't start at the startup automatically, so I created a startup program with this command: sudo /etc/...
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Ubuntu won't startup!

I was Upgrading to Ubuntu 15.04 form 14.04 and then I had no power and It stopped and then when I wanted to start my Ubuntu I get this on screen: And then I was waiting maybe it starts but it isn't ...