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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 [on hold]

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 crash with last kernel update

I've got a fresh new laptop, the "Acer E15 E5-573G-5185" (with an SSD instead of the default HDD). I've got several problems with it: first, the retailer tells me he had to "manually install some ...
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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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Computer got unplugged and shut off E:error: brokencount > orun-parts: /etc/update-motd.d/90-updates-available exited with return code 255 [on hold]

I got to this when i alt+sysrq+f6 when it became stuck on a screen with multiple prompts stating files started i can enter commands what do i do now
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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

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 ...
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Customize ubuntu (change logo and startup app)

I want to deploy my system on ubuntu 16.04 and I need to customize ubuntu: I need to change logo on my company's logo. I need to show my app after logo page(don't show desktop) I can change logo ...
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How to automatically mount drives after boot?

In http://askubuntu.com/a/119818/5032 qbi says: add noauto to your fstab: ... So the filesystem will not automatically mounted at startup. Furthermore you write a script which ...
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Disable start-up sound in 16.04

Went to System Settings -> Sound and nada. Ubuntu Tweak does't appear in the Software Center anymore. How can one disable these dang bongos in 16.04?
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Make a Startup message

I just wanted to ask, if there is any way to create an error message that shows up after login and if I could combine it with a script to check the Internet connectivity.
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Start script to launch repeating child scripts?

I'm trying to get this looping script to run at boot. If I add '#! /bin/bash", I can start it automatically from profile startup but then I can't get the child windows to behave properly. - What am I ...
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How to run a program at startup Raspberry Pi

I have a problem with running a script with python at startup. Actually, I managed to start it at boot but the program does not work as I wanted. In this code, I try to start the script that gives me ...
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Can't start a job with Cron on Ubuntu startup

I am trying to get a simple Python script running on startup with Cron on Ubuntu 16.04. What I did is opened cron with: sudo crontab -e and added the last line as shown in the screenshot: I even ...
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Automatic logouts on startup 16.04

Just installed 16.04 two days ago and it is giving me some very annoying problems on start up. Every time Ubuntu starts, a logout is triggered by closing any window for the first time, either through ...
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Is ita safe to delete uninstalled packages with orphaned configuration files with gtkorphan?

I'm running xenial right now, and since my computer is actually slow on startup, I wanted to free a little bit more of space, though I do not have many files in my hdd. So I ended up using GtkOrphan ...
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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 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 ...