system application, that allows adding and management of program to session startup.

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Slow login for one user

I'm running a laptop Dell Inspiron 15R Core i7 with 16 GB RAM. I used to run it with an Ubuntu 14.04 and two days ago I've made a fresh new installation (but keeping the \home partition unchanged) of ...
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Set up Kiosk in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I received call one of a company. They are implementing and installing Ubuntu Desktop OS in there client systems and they need: Create one user as a temporary user and that user should have 3 ...
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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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Why do some startup applications stop executing after some hours?

There is no problem with the python Code. The shell script is supposed to run in an infinite loop, and has been added to the startup application as sh /Location_of_file/filename.sh i=1 while [ "$i" -...
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How to start C using the terminal window in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS? [duplicate]

Kindly send me the series of commands to be written to 1) write and save the program. 2) compile the program. 3) verify whethere the class has been created or not. 4) execute the program.
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Ubuntu 16.04 some applications take too long to start up

When I start up ubuntu 16.04 some application take too long to run at first time like chrome and any pdf viewers. Others, like nautilus, start up immediately. The first time I try to use a pdf viewer ...
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Running an executable jar file when the system starts

I have a java executable jar file, which I am trying to run in a terminal. I need to auto run the project so that the jar file runs whenever I start the PC like a system service.
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After switching mouse buttons is with xinput, each computer restart resets the settings

How does one go about "saving" settings in Ubuntu? I change my buttons on my trackpad using xinput set-button-map 11 3 2 1 (im a lefty) and it works during that session. However, when I reboot my ...
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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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Sentinella autostart

I recently installed "Sentinella" Calling it up and choosing some "if" and "then" options followed by "start" in the GUI application works fine . Will shutdown after x min of x% activity. Put the ...
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How to start User Accounts on startup?

I have to run the application User Accounts on Startup (log in), but I do not manage to add it to Startup Applications. How can I do that?
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Hide GUI of program after auto launching on startup

After suffering from a bug in Redshift, I found a great replacement, Iris. I have put the Iris folder in my home directory, and added the following command to Startup Applications sh /home/arun/Iris/...
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Redshift fails to actually launch on startup [duplicate]

Edit: I eventually found out that the problem was actually this. In Ubuntu 14.04, Redshift is in the list of startup applications, yet doesn't actually launch on startup. I have to manually run it. I ...
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How to stop Ubuntu from launching the Atom editor at startup?

I don't see Atom in the application "Startup applications", also not when I do in bash: cd /etc/xdg/autostart/ sudo sed --in-place 's/NoDisplay=true/NoDisplay=false/g' *.desktop But yet Atom always ...
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How to Add PCloud in startup applications? [duplicate]

I am using PCloud (cloud storage) on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine. To avoid any misunderstanding, I want to clarify that PCloud is just another Dropbox like cloud storage solution. I want to start this ...
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Startup Applications section of Gnome Tweak Tool not working

I have used Gnome Tweak Tool many times in the past to add startup applications. I find this useful especially in situations where I don't know the exact command that is run to launch the app, which ...
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Why does Easy Stroke work when logged out?

I have created a gesture in Easy Stroke for my password to unlock keyring and to install new packages. However, recently while logging in, I tried the gesture and it worked. It is not a big problem ...
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How do I add a script to start up functions? [closed]

I'm extremely new to Linux style computing. Please keep that in mind. I figured out how to write a script for the calendar to pop up in the terminal. #!/bin/bash #Shell Scrip to display current date,...
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Help me understand .profile, .bashrc, etc [duplicate]

My current understanding is that commands added to these two files are run every time a new terminal is open. Is that correct? Because in a lot of places I see suggestions to put there commands I want ...
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Application is not starting at boot time which should do

I have a software named something.jar. I created a symbolic link of this software inside /etc/init.d with this command: sudo ln -s /etc/init.d/coc/coc.jar /etc/init.d/COC After this I run: sudo ...
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“Startup Applications” not working

I have a simple one line command which works perfectly in terminal, but does not work in the "Startup Applications" app thing. The line of code is : xmodmap /home/seph/Code/Ubuntu\ Scripts/Xmodmap ...
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Xinput and startup scripts

I'm trying to run on startup via cronjob/rc.local/upstart a script which will change the settings of my mouse. My scripts when invoking xinput echo nothing (they echo as they should when I'm logged in)...
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How do I set uget as a startup application

I want to make uget as a startup application in ubuntu. I am unable to understand how to add uget to startup application preferences as I cannot find its command. Please help.
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how to start an application such as nam

I have installed ubuntu 15 on my virtual machine vmware but due to some issue i cannot run my program which involves network animation i.e. nam i have installed nam file also. It is showing me error ...
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How to make GINN a startup app

How do I run a command at startup? I would like to run the command ginn ~/.wishes.xml at startup (it is a touchscreen multi-touch service) and I can't seem to get it to start. I've tried adding it to ...
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How to reproduce “systemctl EDIT” behavior in Ubuntu LTS

Context: I'm trying to configure DNScrypt. The instructions call the command: sudo systemctl edit dnscrypt-proxy.socket The edit command for systemd was introduced in version 218. Ubuntu LTS and ...
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Diodon not launching at startup

I'm currently using Xubuntu 14.04 and I have Diodon set to start automatically (under Session and Startup, I go to the 'Application Autostart' tab and I've made sure that the box for "Diodon (GTK+ ...
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How to autostart nitrogen on boot

I am using nitrogen to span my wallpaper over dual monitors. When I boot, however, I have to manually open nitrogen to change my wallpaper again. How can I add this as a startup application and ...
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Script, using notify-send, refuses when run from Startup Applications

I want to run a python script that produces a desktop notification on start-up in Ubuntu 12.04. How can I do this? I tried some common ways. On start-up in the "ps aux" command my program is listed, ...
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Adding Skype to start-up programs

I use the command below to automatically open and sign in Skype from a terminal: $echo myusername mypassword | skype --pipelogin But when I put the exact command in Startup Apllications...nothing ...
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How can I run a program on startup, minimized?

I just want Telegram to be run and I have added it to startup apps. The point is that I need it to be minimized. Any commands?
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QT gui application not starting automatically on startup in ubuntu 14.04

I have two Qt applications, one is non gui called "App1" and another one is gui called "App2". As per my need I need to start "App1" on startup of Ubuntu 14.04 machine. This "App1" runs a sh file ...
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Dropbox startup command in Startup applications list not starts

I have line in Startup applications that allows to start Dropbox: ~/.dropbox-dist/dropboxd start -i -p5 This command works fine in termianl window, but Dropbox don't start during system startup. ...
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Is it possible to set startup applications for specific desktop environments?

I would like most desktop environments (abbreviation: DEs. Including GNOME, MATE, Xfce and LXDE) on my 32-bit Ubuntu 15.04 system to not have Docky as a startup application, but I would like Docky to ...
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Network icon not visible on the task bar [duplicate]

I have checked various answers to the question. Nothing actually worked. I tried nm-applet and got the below result nm-applet-Message: using fallback from indicator to GtkStatusIcon warningnumber(...
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Order in startup application preferences

I have two tasks in startup application preferences: 1. Start Dropbox 2. Mount partition for dropbox folder I need first of all do job #2 (mount partition) and only then Start Dropbox. How to achieve ...
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Tint2 do not startup when Unity boot in first time

I use tint2 in my Ubuntu 14.04, but it didn't startup in the first time when I logging my user. I have to EndSection Section and re-entry again for tint2 appear. Tint2 is in my startup applications. ...
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Add script to System -> Preferences -> Startup Applications

I want to run a script that changes the mapping of my keyboard from the startup applications. The script is in my home folder and it has permissions 755. I've created a new entry in System -> ...
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How to run xrandr commands at startup in Ubuntu

How can I run the following xrandrcommand on startup? xrandr cvt 1368 768 xrandr --newmode "1368x768_60.00" 85.25 1368 1440 1576 1784 768 771 781 798 -hsync +vsync xrandr --addmode VGA1 ...
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How can remove software from ubuntu startup? [duplicate]

When I start Ubuntu some ex. Team viewersoftware automatically start with ubuntu start. I don't want to start any software during starup except ubutu community software. Can ubutu have any startup ...
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Run command on startup only after a certain time in day

I want to put into startup applications a command that will check from the system time on whether it is more than i.e. 17:00 hours and then depending on the result the command would execute another ...
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Using script /bin/sh -c gnome-terminal to open 4 Terminal Windows at Startup

I'm trying to open 4 Terminal Windows at startup and I'm using the script below to do so. However, it's only opening 1 terminal Window instead of 4. /bin/sh -c gnome-terminal; /bin/sh -c gnome-...
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f.lux doen't start after booting

I've installed f.lux some time ago and also had it in my startup apps. But now, all of a sudden, it doesn't startup automaticall anymore. I have the command "fluxgui" in my startup applications. If I ...
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update-rc.d: warning: missing LSB keyword

Hi tried to add my nagios service to the runlevel 1-5 (or at least 2). But when I used the command sudo update-rc.d nagios default I received the error update-rc.d: warning: /etc/init.d/nagios ...
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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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Playing a video in full screen after startup

I need a way to run an info screen. I have a video file that it's supposed to play, how could I automate ubuntu to open the file in for example VLC and play in full screen? I'll probably use auto-on ...
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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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OSSEC installation auto-start?

I have just installed the current stable release of OSSEC (2.8.1) for Ubuntu, but at the end of the installation I noticed that it said: - System is Debian (Ubuntu or derivative). - Init script ...
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Automatically starting a program when another one starts

I want to make Spotify start Blockify, which is a program that automatically mutes your system when spotify is playing commercials, as soon as it start. How can I do this ? Thanks.
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How to add a script to Startup Applications from the command line?

I have a shell script. I want to configure my script to run automatically during startup. I know how to do this from GUI. But I wanted to do this from terminal. How can I do this? On a primary ...