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How To Run An Application On Startup Automatically?

I am using "UbuntuServer13.10" and I have Dynamic IP. So for learning purpose, I want to add a host on my dynamic IP to open my server easily from anywhere. For this purpose, I used www.noip.com ...
0
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2answers
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Virtualbox nginx service won't start on startup, but can be activated through terminal

My normal OS is Windows 7 64-bit, but I'm running VirtualBox with the latests release of Ubuntu installed. I'm trying to use the VM as my web server as developing a Rails application on a Windows box ...
0
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1answer
47 views

Disable Start-Up Applications

I followed this tutorial on youtube to disable start-up applications in Ubuntu Sever 13.10. What happened is all unchecked apps are being checked again when I close then open the box! What should I ...
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rc.local is not executed on tartup in Ubuntu Server 13.04

I'm trying to add some iptables rules on startup for my VPN service in rc.local. my rc.local file is: #!/bin/sh -e # # rc.local # # This script is executed at the end of each multiuser runlevel. # ...
1
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1answer
102 views

Ubuntu Server 13 hangs on boot, help?

All that appears on the screen is the blinking cursor, and it never seems to go away. I am pretty sure this may be a permissions problem. The reason I suspect this, is before the problem occured I ...
7
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2answers
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Why is the command in /etc/rc.local not executed during startup?

I have a single command in my /etc/rc.local script that is supposed to start the update daemon for Tiny Tiny RSS during startup, but the script is not executed during startup. Why? The entire ...
1
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1answer
71 views

Ubuntu server 12.04 error

I have been attempting to install Ubuntu server 12.04. After the boot screen, I just get continuous scrolling messages that won't stop, along the lines of: [ ###.######] ehci_hcd 0000:00:13.2 port 2 ...
1
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1answer
862 views

run a command as user at boot time Ubuntu 12.04

I want to run a command at boot time that basically looks like this: python /home/me/.hidden/commnd.py Also, this needs to run as me, not root. I know it can be done, but my google-fu is weak ...
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2answers
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How to prevent Tor from starting automatically on Ubuntu server?

How do I stop Tor from starting automatically on startup? It is Ubuntu Server so I don't have any GUI.
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2answers
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Initialize Script on Startup

Is it possible to initialize a script upon startup in Ubuntu (precisely, Ubuntu Server 12.10)? I need to initialize a script to let the network card work, and so far I couldn't find a way to do so ...
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1answer
92 views

Starting LEMP server at startup

Based on this blog post I've installed LEMP server. Is there any easy way to add this web server: PHP-FPM, Nginx, MySQL into startup applications list?
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display sleep on server without X

I installed Ubuntu on to a laptop which has since been repurposed to be a family server. I disabled lightdm at startup by deleting /etc/init/lightdm.conf, since running an X server is a waste of ...
4
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1answer
2k views

How do I choose which way to enable/disable, start/stop, or check the status of a service?

If I want to start a system installed service, I can do: # /etc/init.d/some-svc start # initctl start some-svc # service some-svc start # start some-svc If I want to disable a service from running ...
1
vote
1answer
99 views

How to start 2 bash files (node.js and mongodb) when the pc starts but keep their terminal open?

I have 2 bash files that initializes the server; one for the database and the other for the code. I've put in the startup applications preferences to start both of them but their terminal is not ...
2
votes
1answer
55 views

Is it possible to run an application as superuser within boot without input?

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop machine running as a server with no input devices accessible after initial setup. I need to place any application that I want to run within the boot process. I have one ...
1
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1answer
620 views

Ubuntu Server won't start

I just installed Ubuntu Server again. I've done that quite a few times before. I try starting the system and get to the point where it changes the font on the screen. A little while after that the ...
0
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1answer
512 views

Ubuntu Server installation freezes during installation

I have an old Gateway Tower that was running Windows XP, but after XP stopped working on me, I decided to make it into a server, and install Ubuntu Server. BUT, it keeps freezing on me. During this ...
2
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1answer
987 views

Setting windows 7 as start up OS during Boot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set Windows to boot as the default in the boot loader? How to set Windows 7 as default for booting? I am using Dual boot in my laptop. And how do i later shift ...
3
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1answer
196 views

Ubuntu wont start up after uninstalling packages with synaptic

I have had Ubuntu for a while and I uninstalled a few packages with synaptic. I then restarted the computer and it turns on the screen for a second, then the screen says "no signal imput" and turns ...
2
votes
2answers
401 views

$local_fs not including all drives

This is a refinement of a question I asked yesterday, the product of deeper research I have done since. The script that starts CrashPlan has, as it should, a hard dependency on $local_fs in its LSB ...
7
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3answers
13k views

How can I make a specific set of iptables rules permanent?

Is there a "best practice" or standard to make a few iptables rules permanent? I mean: automatically applied upon a system reboot? I am using a VPS with Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx). Thank ...
4
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2answers
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How do I set an environment variable at boot time (via a script)?

I'd like to set a couple of environment variables (at boot time) on an Ubuntu machine (10.04), but I want to create their value via a script, much like: export ...
1
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2answers
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update.rc-d init.d startup script is not starting

I got a simple script called hwtestinit which I installed using update-rc.d hwtestinit defaults On the surface, as far as I can inspect, all seems fine , I mean, the following files, all exists, ...
2
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0answers
396 views

Postgresql: change default data path [closed]

I would like to point the PostgreSQL server to a particular non-default data directory upon startup. Right now, I have to (either manually or in a script) use pg_ctl to stop and restart the database ...
6
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1answer
319 views

GDM causes freeze on a remote login server. (over 5,000 users)

I run an ubuntu FTP server in the company I work for, and we recently migrated over 5,000 customers to it. I created a jailed user / home folder for each customer and everything was running smoothly ...
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5answers
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how to stop apache2, mysql from starting automatically as computer starts?

my os is 11.04. i have apache2 & mysql installed. how to stop apache2, mysql from starting automatically as computer starts?