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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 ...
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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 get Splashtop to load automatic after shutdown [closed]

I just load splash top and the power went off. I want it to automatic come on when p.c. starts up.
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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 ...
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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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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 ...