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

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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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Can't save Startup Application settings

I run Startup Application from Dash as described in this thread but my changes doesn't save. I restart Startup Application and I understand that changes that I just made are lost. I tried to run ...
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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 ...
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Prepare Ubuntu as a sandbox for a demo

I am using Ubuntu to run a program for a demo: The code of the program should not be visible to the user. The data produce in the demo cannot be seen by the user. The user cannot remove the ...
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How to restore deleted startup applications

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 I have accidentally remove some of my startup applications from the "Startup Applications Preferences" GUI, and I don't know what they were, is there a log somewhere which ...
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From a shell script to an application icon

I'm trying to make an icon (later in Application) for a software that I just downloaded. I unziped the .tar.gz. The unziped file contains bin and share directories. The bin directory contains the ...
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Start up application in different workspaces

I want to start some applications when I turn on the my computer for example open the sublime in workspace 1 and chrome in workspace 2 and so on I know how to use startup applications in ubuntu but ...
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How to show notification at startup using notify-send?

I added the command notify-send "Hello User" in /etc/init.d/rc.local but it did not show any notification. Using Kubuntu 14.04.2 64bit
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Configure a command line to execute on log in [duplicate]

Every time I reboot my Ubuntu 14.10, my touchpad drive(synaptics) resets to default configuration. Is there a way to restore my sysclient settings after rebooting? Alternatively; how can I configure a ...
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How to autostart ngrok with Subsonic

I have Subsonic and ngrok installed and I want both of them to autostart. Subsonic does that by default while ngrok doesn't. But after I add ngrok to Startup Applications, Subsonic stops starting at ...
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How to free up my laptop's RAM?

I have an old DELL laptop with 2GB of RAM and Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit) as its OS. Many times I am out of RAM and thus every thing goes very slow! I think there is many background programs (services or ...
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How to add custom applications/scripts in startup applications in 14.10?

I'm trying to run a script automatically on bootup but am unable to do so because my Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 doesn't have a Startup Applications manager I can't add any custom scripts through running ...
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Loading Session Applications

How does Ubuntu Load previously opened applications on startup? (I want to code and modify that functionality present in the system preferences manually )
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Auto backup on login (Ubuntu 14.04)

I have installed grsync so I can backup files from my laptop to my folder on a local server. When I run it manually, the files copy across, no problem. I want this to happen automatically when I log ...
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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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How to auto start SeaFile Client?

SeaFile Client automatically starts in Windows but not is Ubuntu How to add seafile entry into startup application so that it always starts automatically?
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launching a script at ubuntu start up [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a virtual machine and I'm trying to set it up so that when it starts up it also automatically follow the description on the startmeup.sh.desktop to start the script ...
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Startup application not working

I put this in my Startup Applications synclient PalmDetect=1 PalmMinWidth=5 PalmMinZ=20 But I noticed that this doesn't take effect when the machine is restarted. Am I doing something wrong here? ...
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Startup application issue

Startup Application was available to me till yesterday when I tried searching it from the dash but no results. When I tried running: gnome-session-properties from the terminal it showed me this error: ...
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KDE - run particular commands in particular workspace at startup

I work a lot at many documents at the same time. Basically I have 3-5 workspaces used, every time with same files - terminal open in particular folder, gedit with particular file and evince to see the ...
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Prevent a program adding itself to startup programs automatically

I find my dropbox auto adds itself to startup programs, even after I unchecked it from the startup prefrences. However, when I manually started dropbox sometime, it automatically added itself to ...
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How to get “Files” Startup Application in the startup applications program?

I accidentally deleted the "Files" Startup Application and I don't know which command it uses so im not able to get it back. How do I get it back and what is the command?
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How to know the exact command to set as a startup program?

I was looking for a way to set my weather indicator to launch right after the system startup. I've found a nice and clear answer here. The answer says that the command to add to the startup programs ...
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Why does hd-idle need sudo to run in rc.local?

I have added a command that runs "hd-idle". It seems to need to run as root as otherwise it does not spin down the drives as instructed. Behavior seems to be the same when executed manually or via ...
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Why won't rc.local run xinput?

I added this command to the rc.local file: xinput float 12 Then I saved the file. But when I reboot my PC, Ubuntu doesn't execute this command, cause the internal keyboard of my laptop is still ...
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Startup applications not working

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and i want to add some extra applications to the start up process e.g. xpad, thunderbird and others, but i simply can not get it to work. I have tried added ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Startup application command for Indicator Application

Can someone post the command for the Indicator Application in Startup Applications? I deleted it by accident and I wanted to add it back.
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simple scan does not appear in startup 14.04

I wanted to scan a document. Connected the scanner and then looked for a software on my 14.04 to work it. It seems like I have simple scan of SANE installed, but can't find it. When looking for ...
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How to prevent CDemu to startup on every session on Kubuntu?

I tried to stop CDemu (a program for mounting CD images on virtual devices) to start every time I turn my computer on, but couldn't. There is no link to cdemu on the startup folder, and the program ...
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Execute a command 20 seconds after the desktop is booted

I try to execute this command at startup of my desktop to enable a three finger tap on my synaptic touchpad: synclient TapButton3=2 I tried to put it into /etc/local.rc and I tried to put it into ...
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Startup applications 14.04

I'm trying to mount 3 partitions by default when I log in. I used to do that with the start up applications in 12.04 However there seems to be a nasty bug in 14.04 where false command duplicates are ...
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Can cpulimit run a continuous background check?

I am suffering from occasional desktop freezes and am still investigating the cause. (Links forthcoming.) In the meantime I came across the following suggestion to cpulimit the unity-panel-service, ...
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.sh file on Startup Applications isn't executed

This is a followup to a question about dialog boxes. I want to show a dialog box both at the start of a session, and after n minutes of inactivity. I have decided to use zenity and xautolock. I have ...
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Getting List of Running processes and applications

How can I see which application and what processes are running recently after the login using terminal command.
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Where do I find all the apps that run during startup on ubuntu 12.04?

Where do i find the file that dictates which apps run during boot up? I want to add a script I made to run on bootup.
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open startup applications preferences on Lubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Lubuntu 14.04 on a Compaq nc6000 with 768MB of RAM and 80GB hard drive. I want to tweak Lubuntu for faster bootup (because it is slow). I watched a video on youtube, where the ...
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How to skip StartUp and/or .profile on log-in?

Is there a login option to skip processing the .profile and Startup Applications? I basically have a script in there that's hanging the system upon log-in. The filesystem is encrypted and I don't have ...
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How to read bluetooth to the startup files?

I remember I deleted Bluetooth from my startup applications a while ago because I didn't think I'll need it. Now I do and can't turn it on. I'm guessing it's because of what I did before. How do I fix ...
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VLC: Unattended video playback of sporadic UDP video source?

I want to make a kiosk-type setup that simply plays back video from a remote UDP source. The command line below does the trick and shows the video OK when there's an incoming signal to begin with. I ...
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Brightness control command on “startup Applications” is not working

On "Startup Applications" utility I added my suitable brightness to be configured each time OS is launched. But it is not working at all. I am having to bear system's very high default brightness. ...
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I cannot browse and run the applications

My "applications(icon)" is not working. i used to browse and run the applications simply clicking on it.This time nothing appears.Somebody help me,please.
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How do I start conky when ubuntu starts up? [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and installed the Conky system monitor, and start it with the conky command. I added this code on startup-applications but nothing works. How do I start conky when my Ubuntu ...
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How to make Start up script for Making Application run on startup

I have one jar which i need to run on startup and no matter whatever user is logged in and that need to take that user name automatcally here this code can take user name echo $(logname) and this ...
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Google Chrome not starting

I am running 14.04 with latest update 3.13.0-30-generic. After restarting post update I found that Google Chrome is not launching. I am able to launch Google-Chrome from command line but if I close ...
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Make sure that sshd will automatically start after reboot

I am connected to a computer over ssh. I have to reboot it remotely, while making sure that I will be able to reconnect to it over ssh just after reboot. I install 'bum' and marked sshd to be ...
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can the applications at “startup applications” be less encumbersome?

With this tip I saw there is a total of about 60 applications being started.. I have to sit back and wait about 45s while the desktop is unresponsive... How startup applications work? can I tweak ...