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

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Why does this command doesn't run at startup

So I want to turn capslock into ctrl. From my google-fu the command to run is /usr/bin/setxkbmap -option "ctrl:nocaps" and it works when I run it at the terminal. But when I place it on 'Startup ...
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How to Execute a program from anywhere in terminal

How could I execute a program which I downloaded from website and able to execute from $HOME directory or anywhere in terminal? Thanks, Peace
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Kubuntu Installation

Am new to Kubuntu. I would like to install it(12.04.4) on my homePC. I've got the software. Is there any installation guide? Also, to download repositories/packages for installing applications, Is ...
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How can i change startup applications in Lubuntu

I installed xscreensaver in lubuntu 13.10 and it wont start up auto. Neither will my power manager (using a laptop) I do not see "Startup Apps" anywhere
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can't open /proc/i8k: No such file or directory [duplicate]

I keep getting this error message when ever I try to use i8kctl fan 1 1. I can easily fix it during my current session by entering in sudo modprobe i8k. If there is a way, can someone explain to me ...
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Choose an Application

When I try to install an application from the Ubuntu Software Center or Internet, I keep getting a screen called "Launch Application", which says: "This link needs to be opened with an application. ...
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LinuxDC++ crashes on startup

I'm using Ubuntu GNOME 13.10 32-bit with LinuxDC++ version 1.1.0. I set LinuxDC++ to start automatically from Startup Application Preferences. It did work fine for some days before it started crashing ...
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Initialize start-up applications in certain workspaces?

Is it possible to set start-up applications to initialize in certain workspaces? I'd like to not have to manually distribute my start-up applications across my numerous workspaces every time I boot up ...
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How to run XDMan (Xtream Download Manager) on Ubuntu Startup?

Does someone knows the commands on running XDMan on startup? Or at least the app directory of XDMan?
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how to stop xubuntu from opening programs when powered on

Whenever I shut down xubuntu, if I happen to have any programs open, they start back up when I start up xubuntu. How do I stop it from doing this? The reason I want to stop it instead of just closing ...
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What is wrong with my startup command in rc.local?

I just want to start my custom webserver every time my server reboots automatically. How can I do that? xsp4 --applications=/:/home/me/website --name=website --quiet this command works just fine when ...
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How do I re-install Zeitgeist Datahub in the Startup Application Preferences

I stupidly removed Zeitgeist Datahub from Startup Application Preferences. How do I re-install it back there precisely as it was originally?? To put the question in another way: I did try to ...
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Login/startup sound file help

I am newer to Ubuntu and I am trying to slowly learn. I have been trying to activate and change my login sound but currently I still hear nothing. I did hear the login sound at a point and I think I ...
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Launcher Search is showing duplicate icon

I also have duplicates in my Dash (saw several questions about this subject). But I don't know which one I need to remove. I went to: /usr/share/applications With grep I do get the following: /$ ...
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Managing the Startup Applications

I want to add Avant Window Navigator as a startup application. But what should I write on the Command and Comment box?
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Cairo Dock won't be launched at start

When I log in my system, there is a delay of about 10-15 seconds (black screen with cursor on it) and I don't know if that is normal. Then Cairo-dock won't show up. The startup applications menu have ...
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Mount samba share at login using startup script (not fstab)

Background I'm trying to automatically execute a command that mounts a password protected Samba share when my user logs in. The catch is, I share my laptop with another user, and I don't want the ...
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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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Two users - how do I automount a Samba share for one user but not the other?

TLDR: I want to configure a box that is running Ubuntu Desktop and has two users so that it automounts a password protected Samba share when one user logs in, and doesn't when the other logs in. Long ...
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Which applications to start at login

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. My desktop manager is Gnome3. When I open `Startup Applications'[I can view all hidden applications] I see many programs which have no description. How can I know what ...
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How do I write an LSB header?

I used these instructions to try to make a script run at startup. I got the error "missing LSB information. See http://wiki.debian.org/LSBInitScripts" So I did. I sort of get what's going on, but ...
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Network manager doesn't appear under the tray on Ubuntu13.10

nm-applet doesn't appear in tray despite It marked in startup applications Contents of nm-applet.desktop (/etc/xdg/autostart/nm-applet.desktop) [Desktop Entry] Name=Network Comment=Manage your ...
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setxkbmap on startup in ubuntu 13.10

I'm trying to switch left Ctrl key with caps permanently. But with ubuntu native keyboard layout switcher xmodmap did not persisted (this question. So now i just ditched native switcher and using ...
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how to add f.lux to startup applications on lubuntu?

I installed f.lux on lubuntu and want to add it to startup application. How can I find f.lux location at file system and add it to startup application?
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Running commands on startup on Ubuntu 13.10 with Xmonad and zsh

There are several commands I would like automatically run on startup; remapping keys with xmodmap, opening a terminal and a browser, etc. I'm trying to figure out how to run a set of commands on ...
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Two startup applications icons with cinnamon

After installing cinnamon, many settings were duplicated such as "Power", "Screensaver", etc. I was able to remove most of it with sudo apt-get purge gnome-control-center. "Startup Applications" is ...
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How can we setup Startup tasks [duplicate]

In Windows we can add applications/batch scripts to open automatically on startup. Is there something similar in Ubuntu, or Linux in general?
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Running script at startup

I can't for the life of me get scripts to run at startup. I have a script called "startup.sh" in my home directory. I have tried (at least) the following ways to get it to run at startup: Adding it ...
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How to start Projectlibre?

Being complete dummy in Linux world. I have just installed Ubuntu 13.10 and projectlibre 1.5.7-1 Application projectlibre show up in the application list. but when I click on it, nothing happens. I ...
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Close any window via terminal without closing the program [duplicate]

I have my music player Audacious to run at boot as soon as I log in (startup program). However I do not want the window for the play to actually display, I just want it running in the System tray. I ...
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Fresh install of 13.10 - left with no dash nor apps - only blank magenta wallpaper

Regarding recently installed ubuntu desktop 13.10 (40gb HDD and plenty RAM) as a fresh install on an appropriately partitioned HDD. My problem is that once installed everything is blank: no dash, no ...
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How do i make transmission to start automatically when i open my computer?

My system runs on Ubuntu 12.04 and I use the transmission bit-torrent client which was on it. It works just fine but I would like it to open as soon as I get on the system instead of having to open ...
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How to install Jupiter in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander? [duplicate]

I used to use "Jupiter" on previous Ubuntu versions, but now I can't find a way to install it in the newer version of Ubuntu. Is there a way to download it?
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Autostart desktop applications without session login

I understand the idea of startup applications when starting a session (ie How do I start a program automatically when I boot?). However, I'm trying to have desktop applications for multiple users ...
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How do I prevent 18 screensaver windows from opening? [closed]

When I login to KDE, ~18 kdeasciiquarium.kss processes run, each in a separate window. That's my screensaver, but why is it starting in a window, and why do 18 of them run? This began happening after ...
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Simple command not executing on start up

I want a simple command mv ~/Downloads/*.torrent ~/Torrent-Backup/ to be run everytime the system starts up. But though the commands works perfectly by itself, scheduling it as startup ...
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How to log all applications that startup automatically?

I'm using xubuntu and recently I encounter this problem: When the computer started up, a main window Files Manager appeared automatically and I don't why this happens. There are bunch of startup ...
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Hidden Startup Applications [duplicate]

I don't use things like Ubuntu One. How do I disable it from Startup Applications? I believe it is hidden by default along with some other apps.
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pre-installed apps and Unity Dash are gone

so i'm a newbie to Ubuntu..and i have a huge miss happening on my laptop right now pre-installed apps that came with ubuntu 13.04 were gone (i think something happened while updating them) tweaks and ...
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Open terminal window and execute Python script on startup

I have a Python script which I would like to execute at every startup. I can run it by adding this to the startup applications: python3 /path/to/script.py That works, but it doesn't open a terminal ...
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Guake does not start automatically [duplicate]

How can I make Guake start on boot? Guake is installed and works fine via manual startup (typing guake in a terminal works e.g). When I press Super and type "Startup Applications" Guake is there, ...
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Why doesn't this script work at startup?

I am trying to execute a script on startup: mount_hdd.sh #!/bin/bash exec > /tmp/debug.txt 2>&1 echo $USER sudo cryptsetup --key-file=/home/jeffrey/.scripts/passwd.txt luksOpen /dev/sdb1 ...
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cannot start application if not on correct path

I have the following app "System monitor indicator" and I want to make it start on boot up. So I am trying to find whats the name of the app to call it from the terminal, I find the "exe" at ...
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A startup application stoped working

I added a startup application with the command 'gtk-redshift'. It worked fine, but stopped working a week ago. Both the app and the command still work fine btw. How can I fix this?
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Can anyone tell me how to make guake terminal be part of the start-up applications? [duplicate]

How can I add Guake terminal to the start-up applications?
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launch app automatically in second screen (dual-screen)

I added a shell script in startup applications, which launches a gnome-terminal and my browser when I log in. That works, but I would like my browser automatically to be on second screen and ...
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rdesktop and init.d

Good day, I'm attempting to boot to an rdp session using init.d. So far, my script looks like this: #!/bin/sh /usr/bin/rdesktop -f xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx start I've used sysv-rc-conf to set the ...
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How to launch terminal on login

How could I get the terminal to be launched once I have logged in, so that typing commands is much simpler?
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Does TLP automatically start when my system boots?

Does TLP automatically start when my system boots? Everytime i boot into Ubuntu i open a terminal and type sudo tlp startonly then i can find the difference in the system temperature. If TLP doesnt ...
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How to enable a program to show up on start menu?

I was trying to change my startup applications and when I type "start" in the start menu "startup applications" was not showing up. If any other person have the same problem open "main menu" with ...